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A female dark green fritillary feeding on some knapweed at Prestbury Hill nature reserve taken the weekend before last when we enjoyed a brief spell of hot sunny weather.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon IXUS 107
Lens:5.0 - 20.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.5 - 109.9 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:22 Jul 2012 - 12:26 PM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
Title:Feeding Female Fritillary
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:2 Aug 2012 - 6:10 AM
Tags:Butterfly conservation, Close-up / macro, Dark green fritillary butterfly, Glos. knapweed, Prestbury hill nature reserve, Wildlife / nature
Votes:61
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zapar40
zapar40  566 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 6:16 AM

lovely capture, nice detail and colour.
ant.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 6:20 AM

A grand capture, Ed, showing off her beautiful wing markings to perfection. Carol

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LynneJoyce
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2 Aug 2012 - 6:26 AM

Wow, brilliant shot with wonderful contrasting colours.

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michelle30
2 Aug 2012 - 6:28 AM

lovely Smile

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Chinga
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2 Aug 2012 - 6:38 AM

Looks like she's got multicoloured legs. Good photo! IB

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netta1234
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2 Aug 2012 - 6:59 AM

Lovely capture
Netta

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 7:13 AM

An excellent capture

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
2 Aug 2012 - 7:24 AM

Nice one Ed,
Fred.

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 7SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 7:46 AM

A beautiful image

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 8:15 AM

Another well detailed capture Ed.
Joan.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51390 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 8:26 AM

Beautiful detail, Ed, looks good against the bright green bg as well.

Dave

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  6 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 8:37 AM

They've all had a hard time of it this year and up around our way it's a disaster really. Great shot of the dark green fritillary. Paul

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 8:45 AM

What a beauty

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Rock
Rock Plus Member 13Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 8:48 AM

A grand catch Lad.

Rock

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4209 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica35 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 10:12 AM

a fine set.. recognized your style immediately.

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achieverswales
2 Aug 2012 - 11:10 AM

Stunning clarity and composition Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom87 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 11:14 AM

First let me say thank for the 'ketchup' yesterday!
Well done on yet another lovely butterfly - looks good
with just lower part of flower showing.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44300 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom117 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 11:45 AM

A really nice photograph depicting this gorgeous Female Fritillary, the image is bursting with natural colours, detail and warming light.

Regards Nathan

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MD2009
MD2009 Plus Member 4MD2009 vcard Wales
2 Aug 2012 - 12:12 PM

Cracking well shot ...

Mark ..

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 12:59 PM

Another nice one from your local Patch, no pun intended. - gary

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 1:08 PM

A well presented female here Ed.
(Wish I could say the same down at that Dockers Club !!)
Good shot.
Mick.

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 1:19 PM

Good work and find again Ed

Ade

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 54991 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway29 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 2:21 PM

Perfect pov to catch the translucency of those wings, Ed. One of your recent best, I feel.

Malc

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AnnChown
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2 Aug 2012 - 2:53 PM

Super image Ed - lovely detail.
Ann

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helenlinda
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2 Aug 2012 - 5:05 PM

Lovely detail in the flower and the butterfly Ed SmileSmile
Helen

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FeatherFriend

Lovely detail Ed,
Geoff.

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taggart
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2 Aug 2012 - 5:33 PM

Exotic and well done!

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Louise_Morris
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2 Aug 2012 - 6:14 PM

Super capture Ed. They really are beautiful aren't they? Lou

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lifesnapper
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2 Aug 2012 - 6:14 PM

Another great shot of a Butterfly at Lunch Ed', nice one.

John Smile

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Maiwand
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2 Aug 2012 - 7:06 PM

Excellent work again Ed.
Ron

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 9343 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 7:11 PM

This is a beauty Ed sharp and well detailed, on a very attractive perch as well

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Glostopcat
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2 Aug 2012 - 9:24 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks folks they are greatly appreciated, Ed

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CaroleS
CaroleS  5258 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 9:26 AM

First class image Ed, you seem to have a wealth of butterflies near you!
Carole

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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  671 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2012 - 3:05 PM

A well-taken shot, Ed. Good exposure, colour & detail throughout.
Terry

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norton
norton  11 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2012 - 9:05 AM

Superb capture Ed.............

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NeilWigan
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6 Aug 2012 - 7:33 PM

Another beauty ,good detail and nicely framed .

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