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CHALK HILL BLUE ON KNAPWEED

By PhilG_DPAGB  
Another of the few CHB's I managed to find this year that were in pristine condition. Far from easy to approach as the host plant was amidst some very prickly brambles and about 9" from the ground. On my belly - careful approach - Get everything in correct plane - Select f11 - check the depth of field preview -lock the mirror up-click.- Gothcha.Hope you like it. Phil

Tags: Wildlife Butterfly Close up Wildlife and nature

Voters: KBan, Ruggieru, perribrooks and 31 more

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KBan 14 512 4 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2006 7:28AM
detail and comp. spot on
keith

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14 Aug 2006 7:38AM
Yes I like it, especially since I know how difficult it is to photograph such small and agile insects. Well done!
14 Aug 2006 7:41AM
great shot,very good detail.

pel
astonm 14 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2006 7:52AM
Superb deatail.
Aston
14 Aug 2006 8:15AM
A cracking image Phil! well taken!

Rick
Pogs 13 13 England
14 Aug 2006 8:15AM
Fantastic shot. Just beautiful.
Briwooly Plus
14 454 6 England
14 Aug 2006 9:37AM
Superb composition great colour and detail
Brian........
adderman 13 8 1
14 Aug 2006 9:39AM
Nice work and lots of detail throughout.

Brett.
franken Plus
17 5.0k 4 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2006 9:45AM
Another truly stunning close-up. The details and colour are beautiful.

regards
Ken
bumbleb3 13 358 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2006 9:46AM
great shot.well done
sandy
Gecko 13 25 Australia
14 Aug 2006 9:51AM
Lovely close up and detail.well done. Pam
Ade_Osman 16 4.5k 36 England
14 Aug 2006 12:37PM
Classy shot Phil....

Ade
proberts 15 218 4 Wales
14 Aug 2006 1:24PM
Good shot Phil,well done.
Andrew.
AlanBW 13 20 England
14 Aug 2006 3:55PM
Another top quality capture Phil, colours and detail are spot on
pcjackso Junior Member 14 7
14 Aug 2006 3:59PM
Nice one Phil,good detail and colour,lovely image.like it
Pauline
Glostopcat 13 255 2 England
14 Aug 2006 8:17PM
A top quality image, excellent clarity, detail and vibrant colours
Malc_V 13 England
15 Aug 2006 4:27PM
Wonderful close up Phil, remarkable colour and detail.

Nice one

Malc.
IanA 16 3.0k 12 England
15 Aug 2006 8:36PM
Nice!

Ian
bricurtis Plus
14 2.3k 50 England
18 Aug 2006 7:54PM
Wonderful capture Phil. Great colour contrast against the Knapweed.

Brian.
JohnDyer 13 72 2 England
20 Aug 2006 9:24AM
a real beauty, very well captured
John
20 Aug 2006 4:13PM
Very good contrasts and detail in this shot Phil, well taken, Adrian
rdown 15
23 Aug 2006 9:58PM
Good one, one more click. Robert
damselfly 13 9
25 Aug 2006 9:50AM
Let's make it 30 :o) Deserved too, excellent shot.

Jenny
A Booth Plus
17 11 4 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2006 1:27PM
excellent colour and detail.
MickS 14 23 14 England
2 Sep 2006 12:11PM
Watcha Phil,
excellent, sharp close-up, guddun.
best
Mick
pamelajean Plus
13 1.2k 2096 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2006 11:17PM
Very attractive shot, so nicely presented.
Kool_Kat 13 166 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2006 8:24PM
Hiya Phil how are you doin missed you checkin on my shots hope you are well
Kath
17 Oct 2006 6:28PM
Hi kath - Lost a bit of interest I'm afraid - should get around to upping something soon , but do feel there's a lot of tick fishing rather than constructive comments which the site should be about. Cheers Phil

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