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Chased this lovely example of a Small Tortoiseshell around a bit this afternoon, but think it was worth it.

Phil

Camera:Nikon D50 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 105mm Macro
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Small Tortoiseshell
Username:phil_j phil_j
Uploaded:30 Aug 2010 - 8:06 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:57
Voters:bluetitblue · AnneWorner · OAKEY · NigelKiteley · saeidNL · nofearnev · mikesmith · Rubys_mum · trent79 · jayjay52 · dweezil · WindowonWildlife · ChrisWallace · NexusImages · cassiecat · cabbie · tomcat · bricurtis · Steve_S · Guy_Rogers · AnthonyEB · Neil-Ludford · Hebe · CarolG · DannoM · pluckyfilly · mitchy81 · Craig99999 · taggart · blackbird · SteveMoulding · franfoto · ChazB · rontear · FeatherFriend · NeilWigan · rpba18205 · lesliea · pronabk · Imagephotographics · Paintman · KarenFB · chase · Maiwand · Alan_Baseley · Arty · RonnieAG · GillyB · pmorgan · Silverzone · mex · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · glazzaro · pamelajean · Pete · Glostopcat · maratsuikka ·
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bluetitblue
bluetitblue Plus Member 6bluetitblue vcard United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 - 8:07 PM

Great capture nice colour's.

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OAKEY
OAKEY  7 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 - 8:11 PM

Great close up Phil, lovely detail and super lighting.
Shaun

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NigelKiteley
30 Aug 2010 - 8:14 PM

Definately worth it Phil, this is a really beautiful image!!

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2010 - 8:15 PM

Beautiful image with super detail and colours very well done.
saeid

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nofearnev
nofearnev  4 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 - 8:16 PM

lovely macro, great colours. well done.

Ben

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jayjay52
jayjay52  6 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 - 8:21 PM

Lovely composition and very sharp

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WindowonWildlife

Stunning detail Phil,love the BG and setting.

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ChrisWallace
30 Aug 2010 - 8:32 PM

Well produced, well processed image. Nice work Phil.
Chris

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cabbie
cabbie Plus Member 825 forum postscabbie vcard United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 - 8:46 PM

Excellent macro it's all been said well done indeed

Bob

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96361 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2010 - 8:47 PM

definitely worth it Phil.
Few and far between again Sad

Excellent D-O-F

Adrian

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2010 - 8:54 PM

Worth the effort Phil - had 4 in the garden on verbena the weekend - couldn't get one as they kept disturbing each other. Sad
Brian.

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30 Aug 2010 - 8:54 PM

Excellent colour and detail Phil
Steve

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Guy_Rogers
30 Aug 2010 - 8:57 PM

Stunning capture with nice light and a excellent background.

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CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2010 - 9:28 PM

A glorious image, Phil, stunning colours and an excellent presentation. Carol

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8343 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2010 - 9:32 PM

definitely worth it such a great shot worthy of much attention

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding Plus Member 6SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2010 - 10:50 PM

Outstanding, Phil. The bg is perfect and the sharp detail superb.
Steve.

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franfoto
franfoto  7 England32 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2010 - 11:07 PM

This is beautiful, lovely detail, colour and DOF.
Fran

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30 Aug 2010 - 11:33 PM

Well worth it Phil. Ron.

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan Plus Member 5NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
31 Aug 2010 - 12:32 AM

Great shot .

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Excellent shot Phil
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31 Aug 2010 - 8:34 AM

Fine shot Phil.
Ron

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31 Aug 2010 - 9:30 AM

Superb shot,
Alan

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
31 Aug 2010 - 10:31 AM

Just beautiful.
Ronnie.

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Silverzone
31 Aug 2010 - 12:54 PM

Stunning image. Sylvia

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4 Sep 2010 - 11:17 PM

A top shot Phil, the detail and colours are glorious. There are quite a number of these around at the moment which is good to see

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