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By suzieosman
Thought it was about time I put up another piccie. Took this one on 28th June, whilst out with me dogs. Just coming home, down the cycle path, when it landed down low on the leaves beside me (even had the wrong lens on, as I was after birds!!). Trouble was the only way to get a decent shot, was to lay flat on me belly, stretched out across the bottom end of the cycle path....a seriously dangerous game, when you consider the path is quite bendy and cyclists come down the hill at a fair old speed.....Luckily, no cyclists or photographers were injured during the taking of this shot.....But I felt it was worth the risk, as I've never managed to get this close to one before....Shot is as it came from the camera, full frame, with a small sharpen after resizing........All comments/criticisms much appreciated.....Will catch up with you all soon.....Warmest regards....Sue

Tags: Close-up and macro

Voters: brian1208, phiggy, gary900r and 28 more

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Ceciliat 11 6 Philippines
22 Jul 2005 7:51PM
Beautiful capture,with excellent detail and colour.
Well done...

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Maddie Plus
11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2005 7:57PM
well caught suzie, good detail
BerthaDBluze 11 19
22 Jul 2005 8:58PM
Wow! Great detail and composition! Love the lighting!
glazzaro 11 70 23 United States
22 Jul 2005 10:28PM
Master of disguise, nice shot, good detail! Spot on! Click!!!

sandyb 12 34 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2005 10:33PM
superb detail well done to you for braving the elements. good angle sandyb
danpen 12 15 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2005 11:14PM
Great shot, well spotted. I'm not sure how I missed most of the ones in your portfolio but I've just been looking and you've got some excellent work in there.
hayleyk 11 56 England
23 Jul 2005 12:03AM
lovely capture and detail
norton 12 6 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2005 12:04AM
Great colour and detail, nice composition too.
Well captured....

IanA 13 3.0k 12 England
23 Jul 2005 1:57PM
Well done Gal!!

Ian x
Hoffy Plus
12 262 16 England
23 Jul 2005 3:05PM
Wonderful detail and lighting.

Pete_g 11 327 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2005 5:35AM
Nicely done Sue

cameragirl 12 43 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2005 6:36AM
Good capture! Like the detail and lighting!
Hoffy Plus
12 262 16 England
25 Jul 2005 6:55AM
Sue, Where's Ade.

25 Jul 2005 12:14PM
excellent capture, well done


gary900r 12 474 England
27 Jul 2005 10:10AM
Nice composition.

brian1208 Plus
13 11.1k 12 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2005 12:55PM
I've been remiss and not visited for a while Sue - you have lots of lovely things that I like taking pics of too.

This one is good but I have a suggestion which may help make it even better.

Even though you have used f13 you have still lost a little focus, particularly on the ends of the antenna. If you had dropped your camera down a little and tilted it upwards you would have got the plane of the sensor level with the plane of the butterfly's body. This should then have brought everything in to focus.

You've framed it very well and the lighting and colour are excellent - so its only tweaking the technique a little Smile

jules41 12 197 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2005 12:00PM
Glad to hear you did'nt get run over then
Brilliant shot with superb detail,composition and colour.Glad to see your uploading again:o)
maroondah 13 239 1 Australia
1 Sep 2005 2:36PM
Excellent image, 1st class colours and composition.
bzbee Plus
12 102 3 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2005 10:58PM
Great shot Sue looks as though he's on hs last wings!! Maybe he got clipped by a cyclist coming dowm the hill!!!

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