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Blue Oakleaf Butterfly

Blue Oakleaf Butterfly
Photo Information
Copyright: Vikram Gupchup (vikramgupchup) (12)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/50 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-10-12 3:51
Viewed: 2934
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is a Blue Oakleaf butterfly clicked in the moist forests of Amboli.
The frame is actually horizontal with the butterfly sitting upside down. Looks much better as a vertical.
The butterfly mimmics a dry leaf for protection . the upperside is brilliant Blue in colour.

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  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2010-10-12 4:08]

Hi Vikram
Welcome on TN!
Great your first post of this wonderful and interesting butterfly!

Hi Vikram. Welcome to TN. Super photo of a this camouflaged butterfly with great details and composition.
thanks for sharing
Best regards

Welcome on TN Vikram! Interesting example of camouflage by a difficult POV with excellent details and sharp against the dark BG.


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  • tcr Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 158 W: 8 N: 538] (3384)
  • [2010-10-12 7:39]

Very well taken and presented close-up of this butterfly.
Well chosen vertical composition. Welcome to TN.

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