Insects in Flight

Challenge #59 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Here's your chance to show us these amazing insects with their wings in action. showing off their beauty, colours, and speed. The insects should be flying around in their natural environment. Macro and close-up shots welcome. Size: MAXIMUM 1,600px on LONGER SIDE.
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Butterfly in Flight
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This was taken in the wild. Initially the buterfly was sitting on the flower but the camera did not focus then , but being in the burst mode it did focus when the butterfly started to fly.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 13th August, 2013 17:13 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 13th January, 2013
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: 1/2000 sec
Aperture: F3.5
ISO: 400
Notes: Taken hand- held, jpeg straight out of the camera. No post processing.
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