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  1. Ron Evers

    Ron Evers Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    - but we have a gathering of Monarchs in the yard. We have seen quite a few Monarchs about the property over the last week but what we saw tonight was something special. I was in the office & it was almost dark when my wife came in & said "grab your camera, you gotta see this".

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  2. BuS_RiDeR

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    Nice work!

    But I thought Monarchs were yellow/orange... These look more red/pink to me... Are my eyes broken again?
     
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    Yes, or your monitor. Orange they are.
     
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    the colors seem really dull to me
     
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    BuS_RiDeR No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    hmmm gonna need to check my monitor again... I just checked it not long ago.
     
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    I think the colors look great in the first one. The others do seem desautrated a bit. But they are def orange, not pink! That is a ton of monarchs, love them,
     
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    The colors look good to me, check your specs busrider. Nice job, Ron. The first one seems a little underexposed. Maybe could have used a little fill flash, but thats just nitpicking.
     
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    For an "almost dark" shot, you did well. Very nice capture. It's a true priviledge to witness something like that.
     
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    Holy Sh*t,that's a lot of monarchs haha! Cool shot :)
     
  10. Ron Evers

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    Thanks folks.

    Almost dark, back lighting, long range, pop-up flash not working = poor colour/focus. I will go out with morning light & see if they are still there.
     
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    It is dull because you see the underside of the wings.
     
  12. Ryan L

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    by george I think thats it! Lol I thought of that, but looked again and thought i was wrong. After looking again you are right. They look good Ron. They dont stick around for long do they?
     

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