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topaz blue 4 ruby

topaz blue 4 ruby
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Copyright: George Veltchev (mwmod99) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 655 N: 3361] (14196)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-01-31
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon 5D MKII, Sigma 70mm Macro
Exposure: f/8, 1/200 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-01-31 23:53
Viewed: 2383
Points: 12
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Identification: Small(wingspan 24mm). Males with lilac-blue wings tinged with pink, outer wing margins with narrow brown border. Females mostly brown, whitish on central and inner area of wing margins, with brown spot at end of fore wing cell, and distinct black spot near rear-most angle of wings.

Biology: Flies around flowering Acacia trees and drinks at damp mud pools. Larvae feed on young Acacia leaves.

Habitat: Most common in bush-velds

image taken in raw, iso200

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2012-02-01 1:04]

Una gran foto, con unos grises en la mariposa y un fondo colorido especial. El posadero muy bonito y la compo también.

The butterly is perfect, but the bg makes it all: splendid

Hi George
Wonderful macro of beautiful butterfly. Elegant composition,wonderful warm colors and BG.Great sharpness.Thank You!

  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2012-02-01 6:12]

Beautiful blue perched on interesting perch, good lighting only the background bit confusing.. tfs.

Ciao George, great macro of lovely little butterfly on a beautiful lighting BG, fine details, wonderful natural colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Another beautiful photo George! Excellent composition, wonderful lighting and great sharpness!

HI George,
very good use of light. Amazing vivid colours.
Thanks for sharing,

Hello George

Excellent macro photo with fine POV and framing,
beautiful light, excellent focus sharpness details,
beautiful bokeh of the background, TFS


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