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Heath Fritillary


Heath Fritillary
Photo Information
Copyright: Roy Pennock (roycp) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 12] (78)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-06-21
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon 30D, Canon EF 100mm L IS Macro
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-04-06 14:12
Viewed: 3133
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Perhaps not the most visually stunning British butterfly, but certaily one of the rarest. Some of you will understand my excitement when I found out that one of the only 2 colonies in Essex was less than 5 miles from my home, and it only took me 30 years to find it!

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  • phlr Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1237 W: 130 N: 882] (2821)
  • [2006-04-06 14:30]

Excellent photo of this Nymphalidae Roy!
Perfect on details and DOF!
Very good POV with wings wide open!
Very good colours!
5* photo!
Keep on going and TFS!

Hi Roy,
I photographed some of these myself last year. so I can understand your excitement.
This looks a little noisy is it a large crop?
Good to see the wings open.

Regards
Terry.

Hi Roy,
it's a nice picture of the Heath Fritillary, it's always exciting when you get a rare species. I know this is a rare butterfly in UK but is still quite common up here.
As Terry mention is a bit noisy, but thats a minor nit.
Well composed, good POV and nice colours.
Well done.

A fine shot, Roy. Perfectly placed and does not miss out anything in details.

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