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Captured at Symonds Yat Butterfly Zoo.

Brand:PENTAX Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc Pentax-D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:9 Jan 2013 - 11:51 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:-1/2
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:On, Fired
White Balance:Auto
Title:Parthenos sylvia blue form 02.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:31 Jan 2013 - 11:40 PM
Tags:Butterfly, FJE757, IMGP7442, Wildlife / nature
Votes:63

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leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
31 Jan 2013 - 11:54 PM

Lovely light, nice capture
Effrossini

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 - 12:06 AM

Marvelous shot! Grin
IB

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cheesey
cheesey  9 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 - 12:14 AM

Wonderful colours, detail and nicely presented.
Cheesey.

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achieverswales
1 Feb 2013 - 12:24 AM

Hi Fred welcome back mate, you are back with a cracker.


Regards

Trev.

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 12:54 AM

WOW!

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 12:56 AM

brilliant detail fred wonderful colours and comp a belter nice one Wink
andy

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Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
1 Feb 2013 - 3:39 AM

I love this image Frad ! Taken from the perfect angle !!GrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 6:21 AM

Good to see you back, Fred, we've missed you Smile. What a belter to return with, love those eyes Smile Carol

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fificat100
1 Feb 2013 - 6:24 AM

An excellent close-up. Super colours and detail.

Lavina

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 7:35 AM

That's doing things in style Fred
Back and with such a great shot
crisp clear with detail
you have been missed
Lillian

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 7:52 AM

Impressive!!

Albert

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44244 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom115 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 7:52 AM

A 'cracking' sorry Fred a wonderful image full of great detail and colour.

I hope you are managing to get around OK mate, if there is anything to need just shout....... Grin

Regards Nathan

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pluckyfilly
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1 Feb 2013 - 8:02 AM

WB are you on the mend! DO hope so Fred, great shot to mark your returnTongue

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jdinne
jdinne  12 England
1 Feb 2013 - 8:06 AM

Stunning Fred, great detail and colour. Take care of yourself.

John

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AnnChown
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1 Feb 2013 - 8:25 AM

Welcome back Fred - I hope you're on the mend now. Beautiful detail on this butterfly.
Ann

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canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 5canonfan vcard United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 - 8:33 AM

Fantastic image Fred. Great clarity and detail. Hope your keeping ok
Jim

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WhiteRose1
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1 Feb 2013 - 9:16 AM

Well angled composition, Fred.

Dave

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morpheus1955
1 Feb 2013 - 9:30 AM

Fantastic macro shot Fred, superb detail and colour

HUgh

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Maiwand
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1 Feb 2013 - 10:08 AM

Superb shot Fred. First of many I have no doubt now that you are on the mend. I wish you well.
Ron

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Brian65
Brian65  6 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 - 10:39 AM

Just superb Fred, love the detail and colour.
Brian

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Richsr
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1 Feb 2013 - 10:48 AM

Like the details in this fine close up Fred
Regards Richard

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Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 10:55 AM

Glad to see you back Fred, and with such a beautiful macro as well!
Hope your foot heals fast so you can get out again.
Rende

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sparrowhawk
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1 Feb 2013 - 11:10 AM

stunning

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Tibetan
Tibetan  3 England
1 Feb 2013 - 11:41 AM

Nice one Fred, I did wonder what had happened to you! hope your back to normal soon, excellent detail and colours like it a lot, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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1 Feb 2013 - 11:46 AM

Lovely pov and colours........... Nice fluffy back tooGrin
Diane

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RonnieAG
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1 Feb 2013 - 12:07 PM

Good to see you posting again, Fred: you have been missed, and I do hope your recovery is proceeding satisfactorily.
And a fine crisp image of this butterfly with it's iridescent scales.
Ronnie.

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luckybry
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1 Feb 2013 - 1:22 PM

excellent macro going straight into my fav folder
bryan

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Big_Beavis
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1 Feb 2013 - 2:09 PM

Welcome back Fred.

David

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rayme330
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1 Feb 2013 - 4:20 PM

Wonderful composition and detail, Fred.

Ray

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jaktis
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1 Feb 2013 - 4:31 PM

Excellent composition

Peter

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myrab
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1 Feb 2013 - 5:05 PM

Great to see you back Fred,

Take care .

myra

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tomcat
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1 Feb 2013 - 7:48 PM

Love the diagonal pose Fred

Back alreadyWink

Adrian

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User_Removed
1 Feb 2013 - 7:56 PM

Hurray welcome back Fred, Trev did let us know you had been in hospital. Hope you are well.. A great first image back. Bob SmileSmileSmileSmile

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Humblebee
Humblebee  3 England
1 Feb 2013 - 10:15 PM

Sorry to hear you have been unwell Fred, and I wish you a very speedy recovery. What an image to return with - it is magnificent in every respect, best regards ... Carol Grin

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9909 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1729 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 10:59 PM

Nice to see you back, Fred, and with this beautiful butterfly, love the angle and detail, but also the attractive flower and dark background.

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netta1234
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2 Feb 2013 - 5:19 PM

You were missed by us all here,so welcome back and hope that you are much better and can get around,
Do take care and take thing's easy for a while.
This is a brilliant image to come back with FredSmileSmile
NettaSmile

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3 Feb 2013 - 11:00 PM

Good to see you back again - beautiful capture here - take care Fred and don't over do it SmileSmile
Helen

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
4 Feb 2013 - 11:41 PM

Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks, special thanks to Isabel (Chinga), Brenda (Dinky65) and Pamela (pamelajean) for their user awards, which are really appreciated,
Fred.

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10 Feb 2013 - 5:44 PM

Love the angle you've taken this one from, a very fine piece of macrowork indeed

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