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Pearl-bordered fritillary on thistle
19.8.13 Chris Spracklen

Pearl-bordered fritillary on thistle

Ashclyst Forest, Killerton, near Cullompton, Devon

My apologies for the lack of comments, etc.

(I'm in the middle of another manic spell, leading up to my Mum's 80th birthday and my brother's wedding!)

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Simon Chandler03-Apr-2014 22:47
Beautiful composition with appealing bokeh. v
Nestor27-Sep-2013 17:37
Very nice, butterfly image with bokeh that is flattering to the perched lady on the flower.
Ken Chambers ARPS14-Sep-2013 22:25
Chris you have made an impossible picture possible, with the superb lighting
Colin Storey14-Sep-2013 18:47
Beautiful image with superb details and dof. v
Marco Valk14-Sep-2013 16:44
Very nice image, Chris.
Lieve Snellings14-Sep-2013 14:07
Fantastic ! Love what you did with the background... V
Tom LeRoy13-Sep-2013 18:05
I just love these, a great shot and super DOF too, Chris! V
Fong Lam13-Sep-2013 09:05
A fantastic macro shot with excellent details and colors, Chris.....V
Alain Boussac13-Sep-2013 05:22
Everything is remarkable here : composition, game of colors, details, and DOF. A splendiferous image, my friend ! BV.
Sandy Rich13-Sep-2013 04:16
Great capture and composition. Love the colors.
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography12-Sep-2013 23:42
Excellent capture, spot-on composition and dof, Voted.
Brinn MacDougall12-Sep-2013 22:35
It's a beautiful image..good luck on upcoming family drama..v
Mark Chambers LRPS12-Sep-2013 22:09
Very nice. V
Karen Stuebing12-Sep-2013 20:53
Gorgeous butterfly and detail. His orange really contrasts nicely with the purple flower. V.
Frank Brault12-Sep-2013 20:01
A fabulous image! Superbly composed with gorgeous colors, light and bokeh. V
Anitta Vuorisola12-Sep-2013 15:57
Excellent composition, great DOF. V
bill friedlander12-Sep-2013 15:20
Wonderful light and colors, and good view of the markings! V
Ika Zinka Eferl12-Sep-2013 14:06
Well composed , captured and great light!Very beautiful image!V!
Carol Rollins12-Sep-2013 13:40
I love all of the Fritillaries and this one is beautiful. Great capture, Chris. ~
Marcia Colelli12-Sep-2013 13:07
Very beautiful capture and composition V
Stephanie12-Sep-2013 12:06
What a gorgeous, gorgeous image! VVV
shatterbug12-Sep-2013 09:45
Stunning...great light, composition, and bokeh!
laine12-Sep-2013 09:03
delightfully delicate!!
Bryan Murahashi12-Sep-2013 04:15
Beautiful photo. V
Dan Greenberg12-Sep-2013 03:55
I am in the same boat, Chris - I can't seem to stay on top of anything lately - especially commenting or even posting. Anyway - great job with this. You really nailed the DOF and capture overall. ~BV~
beingme12-Sep-2013 02:57
An image that doesn't need a lot of words! The best word...WOW!
Hank Vander Velde12-Sep-2013 02:45
A lovely well composed image Chris.
woody3412-Sep-2013 01:47
The focus, details, light and presentation are perfect...V
Jean D12-Sep-2013 01:17
A beautiful butterfly in a superb composition along with ideal dof, Chris. ~V
Jean Chiasson11-Sep-2013 22:46
Splendid composition Chris big vote
godro11-Sep-2013 22:12
Beautiful composition!
pkocinski11-Sep-2013 22:03
Very well done Chris.
janescottcumming11-Sep-2013 21:55
Beautiful background to show off this pretty butterfly. Love the composition too. V
mart s11-Sep-2013 20:36
beautiful pic... sounds like u very busy.. enjoy the celebrations
Kim11-Sep-2013 20:28
Very beautiful capture! V
marie-jose wolff11-Sep-2013 19:53
Absolutely wonderful! V
Buz Kiefer11-Sep-2013 19:50
Beautiful, Chris. Very sharp and spot on colors. Vote.
Sofia Solomennikova11-Sep-2013 18:48
lovely!!! V
Helen Betts11-Sep-2013 17:35
Marvelous light and color, and excellent use of DOF. V.
Char11-Sep-2013 16:57
Absolutely perfect, Chris! \/
Martin Lamoon11-Sep-2013 16:45
Excellent focus on the butterfly, you have made it stand out so well. v
lucanton11-Sep-2013 16:28
Un joli point de vue
la lumière et les couleurs sont magnifiques! V
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)11-Sep-2013 15:57
Like the colors and the compo.V
joseantonio11-Sep-2013 15:41
Lovely capture of those beautiful colors. Elegant image.V.
danad11-Sep-2013 15:25
Superb light and colors. The bokeh is fantastic ! BV.
Walter O. Koenig11-Sep-2013 15:16
Beautiful image my friend. Great sharp work with that lens. "V"
SageCreek Images11-Sep-2013 15:07
An excellent image of this Butterfly and the thistle...
Jim Coffman11-Sep-2013 14:36
This is one sweet capture,Chris! Well composed and captured!
Roland11-Sep-2013 13:49
Beautiful presentation Chris. Love the shallow depth of field. V
Gerard Koehl11-Sep-2013 13:46
Magnifique prise. V
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