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Orange longwing

By jstock  
Dredging the back catalogue here. Went to Amazonia in Strathclyde Park back in August. Since I was with the kids I got about 3 seconds per shot. Worst part was that my lens misted up immediately due to the humidity - I panicked and (for some reason) swapped it for another one and managed to mist up the sensor too. We were only there for about 40 minutes, so it never did quite clear. Hence, not as sharp as it should be!

Tags: Macro General Butterfly Close-up and macro Tropical Longwing Wildlife and nature

Voters: Steve_S, ringyneck, User_Removed and 33 more

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Comments


ericfaragh 12 132 2 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2008 10:58PM
Fantastic colour.

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Hop-A-Long 9 52 England
27 Jan 2008 11:30PM
Great colour. Lovely shot.
Andy
mattberry 11 259 14 England
27 Jan 2008 11:33PM
The composition and pov make this one stand out - that and the vibrant colours of course!

Well taken under the circumstances.

Regards
Matt
imagio 9 12 1 England
28 Jan 2008 12:11AM
Fab shot fab color too

Bernie
Danny_Peters 9 159 England
28 Jan 2008 2:32AM
Punchy. Nicely presented
phillips 10 69 2 Scotland
28 Jan 2008 7:26AM
Lokks good despite your hot steamy moment.
Guy
nickyv32 8 135 England
28 Jan 2008 3:15PM
Very pretty butterfly and taken very well. Great shot.

Nicky
kim64 9 1 Scotland
28 Jan 2008 4:28PM
like this shot Jon

Kim
climbing_orchid 11 321 1 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2008 7:51PM
Beautiful image - gorgeous colour
Liz x
Scott_Scot 11 4 4 Scotland
29 Jan 2008 5:04PM
Looks superb to me pal!!!

Scotty
franfoto 8 2 32 England
29 Jan 2008 11:19PM
Looks sharp enough to me. Fantastic colours and lovely presentation.
Fran
31 Jan 2008 8:12PM
very nice mate
Boagman65 9 2 1 Scotland
1 Feb 2008 7:57PM
A real good image Jon great colour and a nice composition.

Andy.
2 Feb 2008 12:59AM
It's perfect! Love the vivid colours.
Mac
PatrickSmith 11 1.2k 2 United States
13 Feb 2008 4:47PM
It still looks good despite the mist problems. Hopefully the sensor cleared up! It is sharp and colourful, so no complaints here.

Patrick
Assyrian 8 132 Scotland
15 Feb 2008 2:31PM
It's a good shot of a stunning butterfly. Well composed and the colours are great.

Chris
KarenFB Plus
10 4.6k 167 England
15 Feb 2008 2:34PM
Gorgeous colours and I like the way you've composed it.
Fantastic shot.
hellsbells8868 7 151 2 Wales
19 Aug 2008 6:31PM
Fab colours, detail great as in all your shots...

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