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Maximilian

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I always get mixed up with blues, but I am pretty sure that this is a male short-tailed blue (cupido argiades).
It wasn't really cooperative and moved a lot. So I didn't manage to align the plane of focus to the wings.

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Maximilian

The dark side - I've been there
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With this ringlet (aphantopus hyperantus) I could handle the plane of focus much better for it was much more cooperative.

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Lovely shots. The subject is perfectly sharp. Well done, Maximilian.
 
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Maximilian

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An admiral, that really looks spry and indeed could be called a veteran ;)

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Maximilian

The dark side - I've been there
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Another holly blue. I love the wing edges because of the backlight. Could have been sharper, but again I couldn't align the angle of the wing with the plane of focus.

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AlanF

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Speckled Wood Butterfly (R7/RF100-400).

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Nemorino

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I went for a walk in the inner city and met an "old friend". I've been waiting since 2018 to meet it again. Sadly I had neither a macro nor the RF100-400 in my bag, just the RF24-205L
R5 @ 1/3200, f/10, Iso 10 000
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Maximilian

The dark side - I've been there
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Probably the last pics of the dusky large blue for this year. After a high peak at the end of July, there are almost none left.

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Nemorino

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I went for a walk in the inner city and met an "old friend". I've been waiting since 2018 to meet it again. Sadly I had neither a macro nor the RF100-400 in my bag, just the RF24-205L
R5 @ 1/3200, f/10, Iso 10 000
Two GIFs with the same:
7 frames
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and 12 frames
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Maximilian

The dark side - I've been there
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Nov 7, 2013
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I went for a walk in the inner city and met an "old friend". I've been waiting since 2018 to meet it again. Sadly I had neither a macro nor the RF100-400 in my bag, just the RF24-205L
R5 @ 1/3200, f/10, Iso 10 000
Great shots! Congrats.

RF24-205L, cool lens! How many f-stops and where can I get that one?
I know, typo ;)
 

Nemorino

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No, I allways use mechanical shutter for insects like this in flight because of the negativ effects of the electronic shutter.
 
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