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Photo-a-Day Archive
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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 27th July, 2013)

Skipper Butterfly

Skipper Butterfly
Taken in Woodshaw Woods, Aspull.

Photo: David Barker  (Nikon D3000 18-55mm lens with 10+ close up filter 1/80s@f/16)
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Comment by: Ken R on 27th July 2013 at 00:27

Nice capture David, wish I had been there.

Comment by: Beck on 27th July 2013 at 00:31

Very cute :)

Comment by: Mick on 27th July 2013 at 05:43

Nice photo mate

Comment by: .Ron D on 27th July 2013 at 09:09

Fine David fine

Comment by: kath Pressey on 27th July 2013 at 09:29

there's a lot of lovely butterflies around this summer. that's a great picture

Comment by: Lizzie down under on 27th July 2013 at 09:41

Nice one the contrasting blue of the flower.....cheers!!!

Comment by: A.W. on 27th July 2013 at 09:58

Very nice David, wish i could get phtos like this one!

Comment by: Dave (Oy) on 27th July 2013 at 11:44

Super shot that David! Not easy to get close too these. This one looks like the Small Skipper. Well done!

Comment by: Jeff Haydock on 27th July 2013 at 12:14

Nicely done David. Surprising definition for a x10 close up filter.
From a photographers personal angle I would have run the shot through a noise reduction prog and added some more contrast to make it pop.

Comment by: Ellen on 27th July 2013 at 18:04

Another really good image! I'm happy to note that there aren't any comments in the vein of "this could be anywhere"!

Comment by: dirty harry on 27th July 2013 at 22:15

but it could be any where ellen . this picture could of been taken in yorkshire for all i and other people no the plus side though it is a good macro shot xxxxx

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 27th July 2013 at 22:21

Ellen; Wonder where Dirty Harry has got to?

Comment by: David Barker on 28th July 2013 at 00:33

Thank you for comments,thanks Jeff I did run it through Nikon's own software just added a slight touch of contrast and cropped it once still experimenting.

Comment by: Ellen on 28th July 2013 at 00:46

Ernest; seems Dirty Harry was there all the time!

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