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2 Oct 2010 5:04PM
Great capture!

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Superb shot!

CHRISB911 10 54 1
2 Oct 2010 5:29PM
again superb
CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
2 Oct 2010 5:48PM
What a great image, David, wonderful detail and an excellent presentation. Carol
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
2 Oct 2010 5:58PM
Exquisite detail on this one David, a beautiful image,
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
2 Oct 2010 7:02PM

pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2010 7:46PM
beautiful detail and so sharp, a lovely shot
Excellent capture

tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2010 10:21AM
it would have been good to see one this year, in these parts, never mind photograph one.
Especially with open wings

KBan 11 494 4 England
3 Oct 2010 11:55AM
looks 3D

bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
3 Oct 2010 12:02PM
A beautiful image David. Perfect focusing showing superb detail on the whole of the wingspan. I wish it were mine.Smile
It does look 3D.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2010 4:39PM
excellent capture
3 Oct 2010 7:26PM
Thank you all for votes and comments, these lovely butterflies had a great year in my area, the best I have seen in the last 5 or so years, this was taken early evening, my favourite time for butterfly photography, as they have settled down getting the last rays of the sun and are much more approachable, I was lucky to find this one with the wings pretty much on a level plane.
3 Oct 2010 9:12PM
Fantastic capture great work well done.
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2010 5:47PM
Superb detail David and perfect focus, excellent photography!
Such a pretty one too .... ours all looked rather shabby towards the end of the summer.

BarbaraB 11 53 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2010 7:47PM
Simply beautiful!
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
4 Oct 2010 10:35PM
Exquisite macro capture David. The detail, patterning, tones and textures of the wings are remarkable. This beauty is so well isolated from its background - it has 3D effects for me - stunning.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
4 Oct 2010 10:51PM
A beautiful and fresh looking specimen, the clarity and detail are wonderful
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
6 Oct 2010 12:43AM
Thank you for your many comments lately-- I do so appreciate them from a butterfly expert! and expect to be home late tomorrow-- will be back to posting, etc soon!

This one is sooooo wonderful!

akhtarkhan 14 4 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2010 11:13PM
Absolutely stunning macro shot. lots of detail and lovely colours. Well taken. Happy to make this your 40th vote.
User_Removed 12 16 1 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2010 11:19PM
perfection in pattern & beauty

8 Oct 2010 5:00PM
Suehh 9 39 6 England
19 Oct 2010 7:58PM
Paul_cats 10 61 22 Scotland
28 Oct 2010 9:17PM
Superb open winged shot. Full of detail.

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