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'Sexy Skippers'

By suzieosman
I've recently finished sorting through and cataloguing all my shots....hundreds and hundreds of 'em! I've binned the rubbish, and spent the last half hour trying to decide, what to upload...LOL
The trouble with this time of year, is whenever possible, I'm out taking pictures, then don't have the time to sort them out. What with babysitting loads this week, I've not been able to get on the site, so my apologies to everyone, for being so quiet lately.

Anyway, here's one I took earlier......
Sunday 26th June, out with the dogs, at one of our local haunts and nearly stepped on these amorous Skippers. After managing to shoo the dogs away, I got down in the grass (as you do) and took some shots......Hope you like it....Warmest Regrads to all....I promise to catch up with you all soon....Sue x

Tags: Close-up and macro

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ReidFJR 11 310 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2005 11:22AM
never seen this behaviour before !!! this is superb - clear and crisp detail - nicely presented image - frank

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6 Jul 2005 11:30AM
Great capture with the pair.. perfect focus and DOF.
6 Jul 2005 11:51AM
yeah this is beautiful quality macro.. superb.... and agree excellent dof..
Terry L Plus
13 590 5 England
6 Jul 2005 11:55AM
Lovely capture Sue, what a way to go if you had stepped on them.

claudette 12 5
6 Jul 2005 11:55AM
What a charming pair Smile Beautiful work... well done
simont 12 2.2k 4 England
6 Jul 2005 12:19PM
Wow, great shot, lovely detail.
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2005 12:44PM
Great capture, fantastic detail and colour!
Maddie 11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2005 12:51PM
good capture suzie
6 Jul 2005 12:52PM
excellent capture


sandyb 12 34 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2005 1:32PM
wow what a stunner pin sharp and it has excellent detail well done sandyb
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
6 Jul 2005 1:41PM
A nice find & well presented Sue. Lovely little creatures who obviously know how to have a good time ;o)

Best wishes,
jules41 12 197 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2005 1:52PM
This is a superb shot Sue and i know you've loads more excellent ones too:o)The detail and colours along with the composition are really well captured.
I'm beginning to feel quite jealous of those two
psst....has the smoke gone from Ades ears yet.:O)
suzieosman 12 66 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2005 2:04PM
LOL at Terry, you are awful......and you Mike Smile.....
Julie, it's only coming out of his ass now..LOL...he's just smouldering at the should be well cooled by the time you come back from holiday.....he's resting the old spine tonight, so I got a chance to get on the computer and I've finally sorted out all those shots...phew...only took about 4 hours!
Thanks everyone else for your lovely comments, they are very much appreciated....Sue
simons 12 13
6 Jul 2005 2:06PM
Greatr shot of wildlife action, full of detail and excellent colour.
celestun 12 29 14 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2005 3:02PM
That's the stuff Sue! Get 'em while there at it...! Nothing better!

Beautifully captured too! Skippers always do it on these awkward angles, so it can be very difficult to get them both in the picture... which you have achieved admirably here!

Well done!

mattberry 12 259 14 England
6 Jul 2005 4:35PM
ditto all the above, well done!

daffydill56 12 190 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2005 9:42PM
A great find and superb capture Sue, well done.

csurry 14 9.2k 92
7 Jul 2005 12:30AM
Oh, me going to be doing more of these I think, easy peasy Wink)

Seriously I've found a nice little location, quiet, not too many people, but also safe (If you know what I mean). Has a nice little cafe as well.

Now all I have to do is work out where to start looking in the idenitifcation book. I have a real 'blind spot' about these sorts of things. I mean I know the difference I can just never remember.

Anyway the competition will continue, sorry.

Off for a week or so now so should have thousands of images to choose from the week after Wink)

Take care.
gary900r 12 474 England
7 Jul 2005 2:09AM
Great capture.

plugin 12 1 Canada
7 Jul 2005 5:37AM
Excellent shot! Love it!
proberts 12 218 4 Wales
7 Jul 2005 7:46AM
You are a Perv.LOL.
Excellent shot Sue,and two for the price of one.Well done.
IanA 13 3.0k 12 England
7 Jul 2005 8:15AM
Wel spotted Sue!

Ian x
Ceciliat 11 6 Philippines
7 Jul 2005 6:27PM
Excellent capture with a great moment of Nature!
Wonderful colours and perfect focus too.
Well done Sue...
glazzaro 11 70 23 United States
9 Jul 2005 8:32AM
Beautiful shot, love the detail, well spotted! Spot on! Click!!!

10 Jul 2005 12:19AM
lovely shot
cameragirl 12 43 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2005 12:46PM
Super shot! Love the colours and detail! Well composed!
Denise 15 279
14 Jul 2005 3:25AM
Lovely image Sue with great lighting.
User_Removed 13 268
15 Jul 2005 8:18AM
I got one... You got 2! Mating! I feel inferior now... Smile Lovely capture Sue.

All the best, Ali.
ptilley 15 11 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2005 3:52AM
Fantastic shot! Great capture, well done, Paul.
maroondah 13 239 1 Australia
20 Jul 2005 3:17AM
Hi Sue, your getting way to good at this macro stuff. Super image, well done.

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