Little Skipper       122009

Uploaded: December 20, 2009 15:53:00


Just a little Skipper butterfly on the last of our autumn Mums. Photo taken with Olympus E520, Aperture Priority, exposure 1/640 second at f/5.6 no exposure bias, Olympus 70-300mm lens and 25mm extension tube, Lens set at 300mm, ISO 2oo. Taken early evening in our garden, natural light, post processing done in Paint Shop Pro Photo X2.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, auto mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: E-520


David Guzman December 20, 2009

Nice image of this skipper. I like it. Very colorfull. I will be getting an extension tube set this Christmas, that I will try on my 18-105mm Nikor zoom lens. This should work fine for butterflies and large insects where the chance of getting real close is lower. #1218118

Kathleen Brennan December 21, 2009

Love the detail and color! I so love insect images and yours are great! #8237905

Linda A. Braddock level-classic December 21, 2009

Ken, Beautiful Capture! Well Done! #8238006

Karen Engelbreth December 21, 2009

Beautiful macro capture, Ken... #8238024

Lynn M. Whitt December 21, 2009

Beautiful colors, light, and details... #8238063

Amy M. Wilson December 21, 2009

Beautiful close-up capture, colors and details, Ken! #8238082

Robyn A. Terrell December 22, 2009

Ken, This macro is absolutely amazing. Beautiful color and detail. Your work is outstanding. #8240083

Ken R. Frischkorn December 22, 2009

Thanks everyone for the wonderful comments may your Holidays be happy and joyful. #8240337

Renata Gusciora December 23, 2009

AWesome macro!Incredible details,clarity and color,Ken! #8242192

Cassie L. Woodlee December 23, 2009

Outstanding macro!!! #8242973

Ken R. Frischkorn December 31, 2009

Thank you so much for the lovely comments Renata, Sabrina and Cassie. #8258604

Freddy Bland January 18, 2010

Congratulations, Ken, on this outstanding finalist!! Beautiful work!! :} #8306673

Courtenay Vanderbilt January 18, 2010

Congratulations, Ken! #8306820

Amy M. Wilson January 18, 2010

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Ken! #8306917

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic January 18, 2010

on your wonderful FINALIST!!!

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Val Feldman level-deluxe January 18, 2010

A fantastic Finalist, Ken - absolutely gorgeous! Congrats and best of luck in the upcoming rounds! ~Val #8308548

James N. Carpenter January 19, 2010

Congrats Ken on this great finalist. James #8311867

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