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Common Blue Loveheart

By discreetphoton  
A pair of Common Blues doing what comes naturally. 3 versions in all.
I prefer 2 for the detail, but I realise that the background's not for everyone.

Hand-held again.

Lighting info:
Manual, centre-weighted metering, +1EV
1/250s as a base.
Master SB-900 set to -3EV, 2x SB-R200's set to -1.7EV

Tags: General Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: Jekaro, Nicolashturner, maryg and 34 more

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Comments


15 Jun 2009 11:13AM
Superb capture, V2 for me also.
Roy

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15 Jun 2009 11:25AM
perfect heart shape .. stunning quality .. superb

Nicola !
maryg 7 66 18 Scotland
15 Jun 2009 11:27AM
I agree the detail in V2 is so intricate , you have captured these beautifully. Also like the other versions, all so well composed
Mary
Rachel99 7 1 2 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2009 11:30AM
Three stunning shots
piccy 10 8 Wales
15 Jun 2009 11:46AM
Three beauties.
Freda
15 Jun 2009 11:49AM
absolutely wonderful set of shots especially v2 and v3
Cormy 8 3 England
15 Jun 2009 12:04PM
3 Stunners.
Cheers
Alan
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
15 Jun 2009 12:26PM
I prefer V1 simply because of the clean background, but all 3 images are very good.

Ade
Sampics 7 6 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2009 12:47PM
Wow! Excellent captures!
sam.
15 Jun 2009 1:33PM
Fantastic images.
Well done. Jeanette
15 Jun 2009 2:12PM
cant choose between them all great

donna
15 Jun 2009 2:16PM
3 Great shots, great lighting and dof.
Scott
User_Removed 8 78 1 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2009 8:29PM
Excellent work

Dave
discreetphoton 11 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2009 8:37PM
Thanks very much folks Smile
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
15 Jun 2009 9:24PM
v2 for me, a cracking mating pose, just love it. one for my shortlist.lesley
discreetphoton 11 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2009 6:09PM
Thanks Lesley. Smile
justin c 12 4.7k 36 England
15 Jul 2009 9:12AM
A very fine damselfly image.

Justin

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