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Half Time

By Metalhead
Once the camera had acclimatised to the heat inside the butterfly house I managed to snap a few decent shots.

Here's a.... a butterfly, sucking up some orange juice. I'm afraid I haven't a clue what type of butterfly he is, or if he's a he at all! Could be a she!?

It was taken a couple of weeks ago at the Magic Of Life Butterfly House near Aberystwyth. Fantastic place, and they have a whole host of amazing butterflies and other insects and bugs. Fascinating to see, especially the Indian Moon Moth, which is the size of your hand!

I was a bit worried when the lens steamed up and the condensation built up on the front. Took about 20 minutes, and a few wipes of the lens, before it could be used. Hopefully there's no long term damage...

Thanks for looking,


Tags: Magic Life Wales Holiday Macro Butterfly Close-up and macro Tamron 90 Brown Aberystwyth Pets and captive animals Flutterby Rheidol Wildlife and nature Cwm rheidol

Voters: W1ldside, GERRYGENTRY, 330bmw and 7 more

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W1ldside 9 29 United Kingdom
18 May 2010 9:06PM
Superb capture and worth using the oranges for ~ Excellent use of colour too
Regards Rick

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330bmw 10 United Kingdom
18 May 2010 9:48PM
Wow great close up really clear amazing detail, love it well done..
Canadiann 9 2 Canada
18 May 2010 10:02PM
This is superb, wow what a wonderful clear and detailed shot. Very impressed.
19 May 2010 8:19AM
Well captured,
Metalhead 12 1.9k 2 England
19 May 2010 9:43AM
Thanks everyone. Much appreciated!
danbrann 15 640 17
21 May 2010 3:43PM
A god capture retaining so much detail.

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