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Brimstone in flight
2.9.13 Chris Spracklen

Brimstone in flight

Mottisfont Abbey, Romsey, Hampshire view map

Especially pleased with this one as the brimstone still had its tongue out!

(This image has been precisely geotagged for your further enjoyment.)


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Mary Hamilton02-Oct-2013 02:49
Incredible! You have such excellent skills with a camera. V!
Simon Chandler30-Sep-2013 20:40
Excellent timing and capture. A stunning image! v
SLC_Images30-Sep-2013 03:41
Can't Get much better timing than this, Chris- well done! VT!
Al Chesworth28-Sep-2013 13:15
Great shot Chris.
Nestor27-Sep-2013 17:36
A blazing shutter speed brings home the prize shot.
A great image with excellent timing .
Tack sharp in magical light.
Vote 10+
Fong Lam25-Sep-2013 12:17
Outstanding macro with those fabulous details and colors, Chris....V
shatterbug25-Sep-2013 06:40
Great capture...excellent crop!
godro23-Sep-2013 23:34
Nice tming and capture, well done!
Marco Valk23-Sep-2013 16:37
Bravo!!!
Peggy W21-Sep-2013 15:39
Stunning capture!! Love the vibrant colors :)
V
Ken Chambers ARPS20-Sep-2013 09:53
What a splendid picture of a Butterfly. Chris
Jeff Real19-Sep-2013 22:40
This is a glorious take on this amazing subject ~V~
Graeme19-Sep-2013 18:41
WoW! You did and amazing job of capturing this butterfly in flight, Chris. The details are just superb as is the lighting.BBV!
Buz Kiefer19-Sep-2013 17:13
Nice timing here, Chris. Very sharp and outstanding detail. Look at the tongue! Great work. Vote.
lucanton19-Sep-2013 17:01
belle capture...les détails et couleurs sont superbes! V
Zoltán Balogh19-Sep-2013 15:45
How marvellous! V
Bryan Murahashi19-Sep-2013 04:18
A fantastic flight capture. Great colors and details. V
Stephanie18-Sep-2013 23:26
The tongue is amazing! Superb capture Chris! BV+++
Pierre18-Sep-2013 22:57
Une image remarquable, bravo Chris! BV
Martin Lamoon18-Sep-2013 20:49
Very good high speed capture. Perfect photograph. v
Mark Chambers LRPS18-Sep-2013 20:24
Cracking capture. V
Frank Brault18-Sep-2013 18:50
So beautiful, with fabulous color and superb timing. V
Ton T.18-Sep-2013 17:55
Great timing Chris! V+
SageCreek Images18-Sep-2013 14:26
Great shot of this butterfly in flight...
bill friedlander18-Sep-2013 14:13
Perfect timing for this inflight capture, super detail and color too! V
Tom LeRoy18-Sep-2013 13:55
Really nailed this so precisely, Chris. Excellent work! V
Marcia Colelli18-Sep-2013 13:40
Wonderful timing. Beautiful colors V
Walter O. Koenig18-Sep-2013 13:37
Great timing my friend, and super sharp too. Well done. "V"
Hank Vander Velde18-Sep-2013 13:00
Great flight shot Chris. These are hard to get in flight.
pkocinski18-Sep-2013 12:49
Awesome Chris!
globalgadabout18-Sep-2013 12:40
ace shot Chris....love the gentle dynamism here..V
Alain Boussac18-Sep-2013 05:52
Extraordinary in full flight and with his great tongue. You are a master of this kind of image, my friend ! BV.
Don Mottershead18-Sep-2013 05:37
Wow! Fabulous capture. ~V~
Ika Zinka Eferl18-Sep-2013 05:30
A great looking butterfly in a gorgeous photo! *V*
woody3418-Sep-2013 02:41
Wonderful intense colour with this great sharp macro...V
Gill Kopy18-Sep-2013 00:40
What a great catch - interesting butterfly - the wings look leaves V
Ghislaine et Réal Boulet18-Sep-2013 00:32
Wow! Excellent picture.
Helen Betts17-Sep-2013 23:53
Isn't that fascinating, not just the tongue but also that the wings look very much like leaves. V.
Jean Chiasson17-Sep-2013 23:51
Great timing and sharp details Chris vote
janescottcumming17-Sep-2013 23:22
Love it....excellent catch! V
laine17-Sep-2013 22:27
The timing is perfect...I love it's leaf-like wings. V
Jim Coffman17-Sep-2013 21:55
Absolute perfection,Chris!
Kim17-Sep-2013 21:46
Fine capture Chris, great timing and tack sharp! V
Barry S Moore17-Sep-2013 21:38
Perfectly timed and very sharp. Great composition especially at 200mm. ~V~
Brinn MacDougall17-Sep-2013 21:15
Super action shot..love the tongue also..v
Karen Stuebing17-Sep-2013 21:11
Love this capture of the pretty butterfly in flight. Wonderful detail. V.
Char17-Sep-2013 20:52
A terrific detailed shot, Chris! Wonderful colours. \/
Gerard Koehl17-Sep-2013 20:26
Excellent... V
Chris Morton17-Sep-2013 20:08
well done; very clear too
Colin Storey17-Sep-2013 20:06
Wow, stunning image, perfect timing to get this and very sharp as well. v
joseantonio17-Sep-2013 20:04
Great timing for this spectacular image. Very nice work.V.
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