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Scarlet Swallowtail (Papilio rumanzovia) from a different angle. Taken at RHS Wisley on the same day as yesterday's upload. Whites a bit "borderline" (light very tricky - excuses, excuses! Having another go tomorrowWink)

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:18 Jan 2011 - 11:46 AM
Focal Length:100mm subjecy distance 1m
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/50sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:250
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Scarlet Swallowtail 2
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:3 Feb 2011 - 12:49 PM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Gardens, Insect, Papilio, Rhs, Rumanzovia, Scarlet, Swallowtail, Wisley
Votes:42
Voters:simont · Imagephotographics · CarolG · JOKEN · Stace · jackitec · saeidNL · Daisymaye · RonnieAG · Len1950 · graceland · SUE118 · Maiwand · User_Removed · digital_boi · tigertimb · LeeFisher · KarenFB · VIKI · Alvar · jeanmarie · andylea · HuntedDragon · TonyDy · BarbAnna · charly16 · pluckyfilly · mex · Silverzone · SteveMoulding · WindowonWildlife · BillM · AlanPerkins · Greyheron · patspeirs · Alan_Baseley · Glostopcat · helenlinda · tomcat · Shroomer · DRicherby · Jat_Riski ·
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Imagephotographics

Beautiful colour & detail captured in this lovely image

Chris

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2011 - 1:06 PM

This is superb, Sylvia, imo better than yesterday's. And what a wonderful flower it is clinging to, very colour co-ordinated! Carol

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JOKEN
JOKEN  6 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2011 - 1:14 PM

Fantastic image - would it be SUPER fantastic if the greenery in the top background was cloned out?? Just a thought.
Ken

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jackitec
jackitec  7 Spain
3 Feb 2011 - 1:25 PM

Super shot and nice detail,

Jack.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2011 - 1:48 PM

Excellent capture with wonderful colour and detail,well done,
saeid

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2011 - 1:58 PM

This is really lovely Sylvia. The colours are beautiful.............Sandy

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2011 - 2:04 PM

Excellent shot of this most attractive butterfly (and it's exotic 'perch'), Sylvia. Very nicely done.
Ronnie.

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SUE118 Plus Member 7SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2011 - 2:33 PM

Smashing shot.

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2011 - 2:40 PM

An absolutely delightful shot Sylvia. Yesterdays was fine but this one is better. You have done well to catch it on that gorgeous flower.
Ron

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3 Feb 2011 - 2:42 PM

A really detailed & beautiful capture.

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teocali Plus Member 7391 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2011 - 2:51 PM


Quote: Fantastic image - would it be SUPER fantastic if the greenery in the top background was cloned out?? Just a thought.
Ken

I agree with the cloning suggestion Ken - had thought about doing that but thought it might be a bit laborious Wink Its up for mods though, so please have a go if you have a moment - would love to see the result Smile
Sylvia

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digital_boi
3 Feb 2011 - 3:00 PM

excellent capture

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tigertimb
tigertimb  740 forum posts United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2011 - 3:06 PM

Lovely closeup Sylvia, beautiful colours and patterns
Tim

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Alvar
Alvar  8 France2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2011 - 3:30 PM

Superb Sylvia with magnificent detail.
Alvar

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jeanmarie  6 England
3 Feb 2011 - 4:00 PM

wonderful colours and lightingSmile

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2011 - 4:20 PM

wonderful colours fantastic detail sylvia a stunning capture very very nice one Wink
andy

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3 Feb 2011 - 4:32 PM

Very good close-up.
Tony

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BarbAnna
BarbAnna  5 England
3 Feb 2011 - 5:09 PM

A beautiful detailed image here Sylvia, fabulous colours and nicely presented too.
Barbara

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charly16
charly16 Junior Member 4 England
3 Feb 2011 - 5:19 PM

Good close up.Smile

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3 Feb 2011 - 5:34 PM

I had a go today gosh it was hot in there and so crowded you did well to get this picture, better than some of mine I am sure

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WindowonWildlife

For me Stunning Sylvia Smile The detail,comp and framing work perfectly.

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patspeirs  8 Scotland
3 Feb 2011 - 10:56 PM

Beautiful detail - excellent.
Pat

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5 Feb 2011 - 1:00 AM

A super close up of this exotic beauty, the colours are fabulous

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5 Feb 2011 - 3:46 PM

Looks wonderful against the colour of this flower
Helen

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JOKEN  6 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2011 - 5:35 PM

Another wonderful image. Congratulations.

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DRicherby  6269 forum posts United Kingdom725 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2011 - 9:54 PM

Superb! Definitely the best of the butterflies you've uploaded so far. The extra depth of field from the narrower aperture really pays off.

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