Canon 7D
Canon 100mm F2.8L IS macro

A picture of a freshly emerged Common Blue butterfly. Taken on Portsdown Hill in Hampshire.


  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelabout 2 years ago

    outstanding capture .. instant fav

  • Wow thank you Angel

    – Neil Ludford

  • CBoyle
    CBoyleabout 2 years ago

    Neil once again another cracking shot :)

  • Thank you.

    – Neil Ludford

  • BGSPhoto
    BGSPhotoabout 2 years ago

    Neil, Beautiful image. It may be a common butterfly but nothing common about this image.

  • Your so very kind.

    – Neil Ludford

  • jesika
    jesikaabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful Neil, both image and insect. I have seen only one this year….sad

  • Thank you Jesika. I did manage to count 30 of them and that was in just a fairly small area so hopefully there were a good many more.. Neil

    – Neil Ludford

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesabout 2 years ago

    1 Image per 24 hrs 2012/08/12
    Stunning work!

  • Russell Couch
    Russell Couchabout 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture !!!

  • puffin
    puffinabout 2 years ago

    wonderful capture.. great clarity

  • Jo Nijenhuis
    Jo Nijenhuisabout 2 years ago

    August 19/2012
    Congratulations Neil with your feature, a wonderful job!
    Enjoy the Permanent Featured Gallery
    Cheers, Jo ;)

  • Thomas Young
    Thomas Youngabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful photo Neil, well done!

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyabout 2 years ago

    beautiful shot! great colors and clarity. congrats for the features

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