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Comma Butterfly

By teocali
Sitting in my hide waiting for birds, I was rewarded by this Comma Butterfly (Polygonia c-album), who settled on the perch and basked in the sunshine. Please view large if you have a moment.
Settings: F/6.3 1/400sec ISO100 manual@500mm tripod

My thanks to you all for your support of my Stag series. Very much appreciated Smile Although I do have more from the Bushy Park shoot, I don't want to bore you and will archive them for a rainy day!

Tags: Macro General Butterfly Comma Close-up Insect Close-up and macro C-album Wildlife and nature Polygonia

Voters: rpba18205, taggart, RonnieAG and 43 more

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Comments


taggart Plus
12 46 13 United States
24 Oct 2010 12:22AM
This is exquisite-- from the butterfly right down to its position on its landing spot-- a most enviable image!

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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
24 Oct 2010 12:23AM
Have to agree with everything Jenn has said....a delightful shot in every way, Sylvia.
Ronnie.
JPatrickM 9 2 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 12:26AM
Well posed and composed. superb colours, detail etc A super shot
Patrick
24 Oct 2010 12:29AM
This is beautiful, what a wonderful shot. Great detail and colour..........Sandy
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
24 Oct 2010 12:34AM
Beautiful image with super detail and colours very well done;
saeid
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 12:37AM
A splendid butterfly capture made even more attractive by the edge of the wood, which echoes the shape of the wings
Helen
tashi 5 2
24 Oct 2010 3:48AM
Wonderful image! Excellent capture.
24 Oct 2010 3:48AM
A Excellent capture
debu 6 India
24 Oct 2010 4:11AM
Great capture.
debu
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
24 Oct 2010 6:08AM
A super capture of this stunning butterfly, Sylvia. I had the pleasure of capturing one last week, the first and only comma I have ever seen here! Carol
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 8:20AM
cracking shot Sylvia
Shroomer 9 14 167 England
24 Oct 2010 8:35AM
Can't beat a good macro with a long lens Sylvia. Cracking detail and dof and set out beautifully on the perch.
Top shot
Richard
24 Oct 2010 8:41AM
Excellent capture,
Alan
forestfotos 6 4 3 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 9:51AM
This is simply stunning! the detail you have managed to capture is exceptional.
User_Removed 6 48 1 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 12:57PM
Great capture.
Alf.
BarbaraR 10 16 1 England
24 Oct 2010 1:49PM
A beautiful shot.

B.
Greyheron Plus
14 282 7 England
24 Oct 2010 3:17PM
What a beautiful capture Sylvia - the shape and colour of the Comma set off wonderfully against the simple background.

Mike
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
24 Oct 2010 4:08PM
Excellent capture Sylvia and the more so since it was captured with the ' long tom ' Beautiful strong colours.
Ron
24 Oct 2010 8:00PM
Very well captured Sylvia, lovely detail and colour.
David
24 Oct 2010 10:36PM
This is a beauty
NeilWigan Plus
6 12 15 England
25 Oct 2010 12:16AM
Good colour and detail,great shot.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
28 Nov 2010 10:35PM
A cracking shot of this comma butterfly, the detail and colouring is exceptional

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