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Precious

By KarenFB
I have only ever seen one at a time on the farm, this is a female Silver-washed Fritillary (I've only seen her once this year!).

Unfortunately, she wouldn't pose nicely and I knew I had to be quick.

The second version is especially for Rachel - I was going to hit the delete button and she said "Oh, I like that one!"..............so Rachel, here it is! Tongue

Tags: Butterfly Female Insect Silver-washed fritillary Wildlife and nature

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CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
28 Jul 2010 8:11AM
Two beautiful images, Karen, well spotted (sorry, no pun intended!) and captured. Carol

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LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2010 8:11AM
I suppose that V1 is conventionally better but I love the backlighting through the farthest wing in V2.
28 Jul 2010 8:40AM
Love version 1 - well done !

Chris
RachelMB 10 42 10 England
28 Jul 2010 10:32AM
I like V2 :3

V1 is a bit better though Grin
agednovice 9 10 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2010 11:27AM
I like V 2. Maybe it's my screen but the subject in V 1 seems a littte over exposed.
Frank
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
28 Jul 2010 12:53PM
2 superb shots, Karen.
Ronnie.
Great shots, V1 was my Fav., super sharp and excellent colors, nice work!
Paulo
28 Jul 2010 4:31PM
great shots
paddyman 7 66 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2010 4:49PM
Nice capture Karen..well done.

Alec.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
28 Jul 2010 4:57PM
V1 for me Karen. Spot on.
Ron
KarenFB Plus
10 4.6k 167 England
28 Jul 2010 5:22PM
Thank you everyone! Grin
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
28 Jul 2010 7:10PM
V1 is excellent Karen, you've captured some wonderful detail and colours. The fritillaries are always difficult to capture as they are so flighty and never stay still for long and often settle high up in trees.
RTDS 7 Cyprus
28 Jul 2010 7:40PM
Precious indeed.
V1 i must say is the best one,Beautiful colours and details.
Robert
KarenFB Plus
10 4.6k 167 England
29 Jul 2010 6:59AM
Thank you everyone! Smile
betts 8 1 England
29 Jul 2010 9:58PM
V1 for me beautiful shot.
betts
bunbeam 10 2 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2010 11:14PM
wow. well caught, v1 is a beauty and v2 is weird and wonderful
bunSmile
KarenFB Plus
10 4.6k 167 England
30 Jul 2010 8:09AM
Thank you! Grin
30 Jul 2010 6:37PM
Wow, drop-dead gorgeous, Karen, This is the one I'm waiting for this year, but it won't be as good as yours if I get it. Superb. Shortlisted (v.1).
Dave.
User_Removed 8 26 2 United States
30 Jul 2010 6:43PM
Amazing variety! And interesting names. Great shot!
Christina
KarenFB Plus
10 4.6k 167 England
30 Jul 2010 8:06PM
Grin

Thank you everyone!
lianna 6 13 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2010 8:33PM
wow two cracking images!!! stunning colour and detail x x
31 Jul 2010 10:59AM
Two fabulous shots.V1 top for me.
Rob.
KarenFB Plus
10 4.6k 167 England
31 Jul 2010 11:27AM
Thank you! Smile
metro074 6 8 Australia
31 Jul 2010 1:02PM
Wonderful images Karan. Super light and detail.
Carol
drayl002 6 34 4 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2010 4:12PM
Great shots, V1 was my Fav., super sharp and excellent colors!
Luke
lesarnott 6 11 2 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2010 8:59AM
Superb photography and a great portfolio!
Les
KarenFB Plus
10 4.6k 167 England
1 Aug 2010 10:15AM
Thank you everyone! Grin
fatherpie 8 18 12 England
1 Aug 2010 8:40PM
A fabulous collection of butterflies Karen - all superb
KarenFB Plus
10 4.6k 167 England
2 Aug 2010 7:09AM
Thank you Dave! Smile
mrjt 10 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2010 12:39PM
I can't keep up, ANOTHER super set .....Top class Jack
KarenFB Plus
10 4.6k 167 England
2 Aug 2010 4:27PM
Wow! Thank you so much for your User Award Dave! Grin

And thank you very much for your c&c Jack! Grin
3 Aug 2010 8:37PM
fab capture,well done,cheers mike
KarenFB Plus
10 4.6k 167 England
4 Aug 2010 6:59AM
Thanks Mike! Smile
drayl002 6 34 4 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2010 8:42AM
I think this is a loverly shot!
Luke
4 Aug 2010 3:51PM
Very nice sharp shot
KarenFB Plus
10 4.6k 167 England
4 Aug 2010 6:24PM
Thank you Luke and Harvey! Smile

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