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Flutterby - dedicated to Artois

By Take-a-View
A tad different for me this one. Out wandering around the "estate" this morning, with a view to taking some flower shots but this little chap fluttered by. No idea what it is apart from being a butterfly lol. Am sure any budding lepidopterist on here can tell me its name.

Thanks to Siverzone for comment and V2 has had saturation dropped

Tags: General Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: dawnmichelle, cats_123, mrswoolybill and 36 more

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mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2009 2:11PM
An intriguingly formal composition, I like the way the butterfly sits so neatly in the corner. Has the look of a book illustration.

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Silverzone 10 2 England
12 Jun 2009 2:12PM
It's a painted lady and it seems a tad oversaturated but a good image. Sylvia
graceland 13 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2009 2:21PM
Good Close up
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
12 Jun 2009 2:30PM
Lovely detail in the butterfly....Sandy
Artois 12 405 1 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2009 2:36PM
Thank you for the mention! Like the diagonal composition.

janet 15 27 England
12 Jun 2009 2:38PM
Superb capture. I love the composition.

RAUL 9 Italy
12 Jun 2009 2:44PM
Great shot.
Take-a-View 14 293 5 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2009 3:10PM

Quote:It's a painted lady and it seems a tad oversaturated

Having looked at upload agree and adjsuted in V2. Thank you for useful comment
PeelNStick 13 4 United States
12 Jun 2009 3:28PM
I like the composition of this shot. Both are good shots based on preference. I would probably prefer a saturation somewhere between v1 and v2. The angled composition is what sets this one apart.
12 Jun 2009 3:42PM
V1 for me, stunning.
Rachel99 9 1 2 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2009 4:03PM
Lovely. I must admit I like the slightly oversaturated one, although it is not so natural
OAKEY 10 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2009 4:08PM
Super detailed close up, and love the composition.
12 Jun 2009 5:02PM
Nice captures
what a lovely picture,great colours and detail,well done.Bryan
12 Jun 2009 7:38PM
Super image.
12 Jun 2009 8:34PM
Amazing stuff.

John Smile
jeanmarie 9 12 England
13 Jun 2009 12:29AM
Fabulous capture and I love this compostion. jeanette
photophantom 10 108 3 Philippines
13 Jun 2009 2:36AM
excellent macros
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
22 Jun 2009 7:40PM
Lovely image. Prefer colours in V2.

celestun 14 29 14 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2009 10:04PM
Impressive depth of field here! Well done!


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