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    Marbled White - Melanagaria galathea

    Olympus OM D EM 1 + Olympus 40-150 lens coupled with 1.4 converter - F6.3 - A.mode - ev -0.3 iso 250 etc

    Regards. Barr1e

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    Nice to see you back with a very nice picture. I too have not been posting on a certain other site that we both used to frequent.
    To much politics recently for me.
    Being left handed my brain sometimes works sdrawkcab

    All the best

    Andy

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    • #3
      Common Blue Polyommatus icarus

      Olympus OM D EM 1 + Olympus 40-150 lens coupled with 1.4 converter - F6.3 - A.mode - ev -0.3 iso 250 etc


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      • #4
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        I like them both, Barrie, but the Marbled White is something special.
        Stephen

        Just take it easy. There's always tomorrow. And if tomorrow doesn't come, you won't have wasted any effort on it.

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        • #5
          Re: I'm rested

          Hi Stephen -

          Thanks.

          I see Mistletoe has renewed your avatar so as to speak. At least she helped get you both on prime time TV.

          Regards. Barr1e

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          • #6
            Re: I'm rested

            Yes, she's signing autographs now ...

            Even had a visitation from Ian!
            Stephen

            Just take it easy. There's always tomorrow. And if tomorrow doesn't come, you won't have wasted any effort on it.

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            • #7
              Re: I'm rested

              >
              This spectacular fritillary is a joy to watch, especially when the male tries to woo a female - swooping down in a looping fashion.

              Silver washed Fritillary Argynnis paphia

              Olympus OM D EM 1 + Olympus 40-150 lens coupled with 1.4 converter - F6.3 - A.mode - ev -0.7 iso 250 etc


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              • #8
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                In the old meadow Anne and I used to visit (sadly no more) we used to see these feasting on over ripened fruit- a beautifully coloured butterfly.

                Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta







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                • #9
                  Gatekeeper Pyronia tithonus

                  Olympus OM D EM 1 + 40-150 lens coupled with 1.4 converter - F6.3 ev -0.7 A. mode etc

                  ...and a full frontal.

                  Olympus OM D EM 1 + 40-150 lens coupled with 1.4 converter - F6.3 ev -1.3 A. mode etc


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                  • #10
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                    This shows the ragged outline of the Comma and in flight it can be mistaken for a fritillary.

                    Comma Polygonia c-album




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                    • #11
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                      This well known butterfly spends a lot of its time sunning itself on the ground (in these pic on leaves).

                      Painted Lady Vanessa cardui



                      Olympus OM D E M1 + 40-150 lens with 1.4 converter -A.mode - F7.1 - ev -0.7 - iso250 etc

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                      • #12
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                        This butterfly fits in my top five of favourites. The difference in colour between the male and female both delight and its limbs stand out well too.

                        Brimstone Gonepteryx rhamni

                        Olympus OM D EM 1 + Olympus 40-150 lens coupled with 1.4 converter – F7.1 - A.mode - ev -0.7 iso 250 etc


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                        • #13
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                          Lovely set Barrie but the marbled white shines through.
                          Regards Paul.
                          One day I hope to be the person my dogs think I am.

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                          • #14
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                            Originally posted by OlyPaul View Post
                            Lovely set Barrie but the marbled white shines through.
                            Hi Paul -

                            Thanks, I'm rather pleased with that one too.

                            Although I wished I could hone my skills to be as worthy as yours with post processing, you are in my eyes the 'master'.

                            I hope your health has improved over the year.

                            Regards. Barr1e

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                            • #15
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                              These are so good. I'm now working at the Essex Wildlife Trust and we get a lot of pictures submitted for use on our website. Very few come close to the quality of these images.

                              Graham

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