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Another from the weekend,prety sure they are owl butterflies? which are huge butterflies, and look like the size of small bats when flying, anyway thanks for looking and all comments most welcome

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Larger version worth a ganda

Luke

Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:100mm Macro
Title:Copulating owl butterflies
Username:JEFFERIES JEFFERIES
Uploaded:14 Jul 2005 - 12:34 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Voters:ericfaragh · PaulG · MoWiz · Ade_Osman · pcjackso · ReidFJR · acbeat · banehawi · OLDNIK · PhillsPhotography · proberts · glazzaro · Maddie · markharrop · sandyb · davidbailie · ChazB · hayleyk · celestun ·
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ericfaragh
ericfaragh  11123 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2005 - 12:44 PM

Wonderful clarity, great colour and a marvellously well shown pattern.

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PaulG
PaulG  1063 forum posts New Zealand
14 Jul 2005 - 12:51 PM

Excellently caught... in the throws of butterfly passion!

The clarity of the markings is superb and I like the composition.

Nice one.

Paul *click*

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MoWiz
MoWiz  10114 forum posts United Kingdom
14 Jul 2005 - 12:52 PM

great shot
Mo

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2005 - 1:03 PM

Knew this was gonna be yours before I opened it, don't ask why?.....Think you must be developing your own style mate!
Superb image, the eye is crying out for a crop, a bit like Tim (Celestun) does!

Ade

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pcjackso
pcjackso Junior Member 10
14 Jul 2005 - 1:06 PM

Fantastic shot,great colours.I have never
seen this butterfly.Where did you take it?

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acbeat
acbeat  10 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2005 - 2:08 PM

excellent shot great detail .andy b

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banehawi Critique Team 111196 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada3191 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2005 - 2:14 PM

Outstanding shot.

W

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OLDNIK
OLDNIK  10
14 Jul 2005 - 2:16 PM

good colour and detail well caught
paul j *click*

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PhillsPhotography

A lovely composition beautiful detail lighting and colours.

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JEFFERIES
JEFFERIES  1057 forum posts
14 Jul 2005 - 3:01 PM

Thanks for the comments all!

Ade,
i shall put a cropped version up especially for you tomorrow;o)

luke

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glazzaro
glazzaro Plus Member 1070 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2005 - 7:30 PM

Wow, such stunning detail, and they look so perfectly merged! Excellent shot! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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Maddie
Maddie  102715 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2005 - 10:07 PM

great capture luke

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markharrop
markharrop  11191 forum posts England
14 Jul 2005 - 11:27 PM

Hey Luke,

Very nice shot. Detail is great, looks like it should be in a Dr Dolittle movie, similar to the Pushme-Pullme Llama.

Mark

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sandyb
sandyb  1134 forum posts United Kingdom
15 Jul 2005 - 12:16 AM

wow what detail love the composition well done sandyb

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davidbailie
davidbailie Plus Member 11452 forum postsdavidbailie vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2005 - 2:14 AM

Love this - excellent

Dave

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hayleyk
hayleyk  1056 forum posts England
15 Jul 2005 - 1:34 PM

brilliant shot,so sharp
hayley

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celestun
celestun  1129 forum posts United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2005 - 2:29 PM

Brilliant shot Luke! I would love to have seen these, it would have been a first for me!

Well done!

Tim

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thorn
thorn  11124 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2005 - 4:10 PM

Hi Luke,Definite owl butterflies and i am no expert,those great big eye looking parts on the wing give them away.Superb detail,lighting,colour/tones,texture,hats off to you for this one i have seen them but never like this.Amazing capture,composition and presentation.Take care.AnnSmile

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