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The Monarch

Went to my local butterfly house this afternoon, got some really nice shots that you will be seeing over the nect couple of days.
This one i took is at full frame.
All comments are welcome and thanks for taking a look

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100mm macro
f9, 1/2sec iso200

Tags: Close-up and macro

Voters: dalischone, Paperboat, cdm36 and 37 more

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cdm36 Plus
12 391 7 England
9 Jul 2005 9:05AM
Lovely butterfly macro, love that coiled proboscis.


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9 Jul 2005 9:06AM
great shot good detail well done,

paul j, *click*.
ChazB 10 64 3 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2005 9:08AM
Stunning detail, very well captured!
JimmyR 10 12 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2005 9:30AM
A beauty it is too!
glazzaro Plus
11 70 23 United States
9 Jul 2005 9:49AM
Superb, well taken and nicely presented! Spot on! Click!!!

9 Jul 2005 9:51AM
a wonderful close up shot,well caught

click clint
deavilin 11 340 1 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2005 9:51AM
Stunning shot love itSmile

tepot 11 4.4k United Kingdom
9 Jul 2005 9:57AM
super close, loads of detail in the wings and eye, nice shot.
ericfaragh 12 123 1 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2005 10:13AM
Wonderful macro detail, nice crop.
9 Jul 2005 10:44AM
WOW that is really close.
Do you have any tips on wild life TA.
9 Jul 2005 10:47AM
like how you've cropped this, perfectly clear detail, lovely shot ♥Click

:0) Shelley
acbeat Plus
10 14 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2005 10:57AM
wow superb detail.andy b
thorn Plus
11 124 2 Scotland
9 Jul 2005 12:30PM
Hi Luke,This is so beautifully detailled.Lovely macro work,tones,delicacy,lighting and presentation.Amazing composition.Quality work.Take care.AnnSmile
Thankyou for your lovely comments,much appreciated.
KenTaylor Plus
11 3.0k 2 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2005 12:49PM
Well taken. I like the composition perfectly framed.
Super macro shot.
starliz Plus
11 1.6k 3 England
9 Jul 2005 2:01PM
amazing close-up,wonderful detail.
PaulG Plus
11 63 New Zealand
9 Jul 2005 2:30PM
Cracking macro shot. Even got the pollen on the wings.

Well done.

Paul *click*
Maddie 10 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2005 4:22PM
brilliant close up luke
9 Jul 2005 5:25PM
Wonderful close-up.
Great work.

Tom_H Plus
11 48 1 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2005 12:11AM
10 Jul 2005 12:15AM
Luke, this is a incredible shot. Excellent details.

Ade_Osman 12 4.5k 36 England
10 Jul 2005 12:30AM
Fabulous Luke.....Just wish it was mine though!

celestun 12 29 14 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2005 2:25AM
Wow, that's close Luke! Deserves more than a mere RC!

You could have sharpened it a little more though...


10 Jul 2005 2:39AM
Thanks Tim for the RC, and to all the comments and clicks, much appreciated

hayleyk Plus
10 56 England
10 Jul 2005 2:49AM
super macro
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
10 Jul 2005 5:58AM
Excellent capture--Very close and detailed!
suleesia Plus
11 176 Malaysia
10 Jul 2005 6:49AM
well composed shot with excellent background. Good colour, details and exposure. Well done.
10 Jul 2005 3:26PM
Beautiful colours and excellent detail,it contrasts perfectly with the background.
well done.
sandyb Plus
11 34 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2005 12:18AM
stunning detail well done sandyb
phiggy 14 6 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2005 11:15AM
Superb piece of work.
stunning detail.
13 Jul 2005 10:14AM
lovely butterfly excellent work.
25 Jul 2005 2:56AM
Stunning shot Luke, beautifully composed. Love the close crop and comp, fantastic.


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