Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Skippers - Large and Small

Large Skippers (Ochlodes sylvanus)










Small Skippers (Thymelicus sylvestris)








This below is the effect when you are (inadvertently) using a slow shutter speed and the subject decides to take off.



26 comments:

  1. May have been an accidentally slow shutter speed, but it created a lovely effect :)

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  2. Skippers, they are so wonderful, are they not, and you did a wonderful job on this display~

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  3. Bonjour Roy
    Superbe série des hespéries. j'aime rencontrer les Thymelicus sylvestris. Elles sont très jolies et très communes, très belles photos.
    Bises

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  4. Great photographs - these little beasts can move fast! Really like the last pic.

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  5. I've been shooting some skippers too. It is a fun thing to do on a summer's afternoon.

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  6. Great series of skippers! Skippers in the sunshine equals happiness. :-)

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  7. Plenty of skippers on view here, more than I can remember actually, mostly of the small variety.

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  8. the lighting in the shots is superb and I do like the last shot.

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  9. I find skippers difficult to photograph properly so well done getting this super series of shots Roy :-)

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  10. Lovely set of pictures of the skipper Roy :-)

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  11. Congratulations Roy, all these skippers on the flowers are truly gorgeous!
    We have plenty these days too, they look like tiny brown elves :)
    Enjoy your weekend :)

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  12. That last one has a lovely effect Roy and all your photos are as outstanding as always. Thanks for visiting me and correctly identifying the soldiers regiments and their attire. I enjoy it when blogging friends put me straight. Have a great weekend :)

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  13. Lovely sequence, Roy!...
    Impossible to choose a favorite... always the same problem here... all the time... ;-P I just like them all
    Have a great weekend, Roy!
    Ana

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    1. Thanks Ana and I hope you have a great weekend.

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  14. Hey Roy... Very nice, as always ;}. I really like the ones with the skipper on the Scabious and the Pink Mallow.
    I have seen some small and large, but no shots yet .

    Grace

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