Hardest shot I ever took

Challenge #61 in the Eclectic series. Hosted by Ro13.
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Ever had one of those shots that just took forever to get it right? No editing...just the perfected shot, and maybe a description of what made it hard.
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Opportunity and patience is sometimes all you need. I have always admired other people's efforts with shots like this. I have had many attempts and finally got one that I am happy with. That's the patience bit. The opportunity came at Chester Zoo (UK) butterfly house. The butterflies almost pose for you!
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Submitted: Monday, 21st March, 2011 22:02 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 29th September, 2009
Focal length: 6.3 mm
Shutter speed: 1/50 sec
Aperture: F3.2
ISO: 200
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