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Angled Castor

Angled Castor
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Copyright: samiran nandy (samiran88) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 834 W: 85 N: 1657] (10271)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-11-01
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D90, AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED, Digital RAW
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-06-30 6:49
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Points: 28
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Common Name: Angled Castor
Bengali Nam: Kanmorche ( কান মোর্চা )

Scientific Name : Ariadne ariadne (Linnaeus)
Wingspan : 45 - 60 mm
Colour : Reddish brown with regular slender single lines.
Habit : Flight is typical, with low beatings of wings and intermittently sailing like sailers with jerky and irregular movements. Seen basking generally near food plants. Fly about 1.5 m above the ground, often settling on leaves and low bushes with body parallel to the sun rays.
Larval Host Plants : Ricinus communis, Tragia involucrata etc.
Location :we can found this butterfly throughout West Bengal

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Hello Samiran
Interesting species and beautiful photo with very good composition, wonderful lighting and very good sharpness.

Hello Samiran.
fine picture, the butterfly is sharp with good details.
Nice DOF too, stand out well from the BG.
Well done.


hallo Samiran
very nice shot of this beauty with great details and beautiful naturel colours
gr lou

Fabulous capture, Mr Nandy.
I have seen and shot only Common Castor butterfly, so this species in a novelty for me. Your picture showcases its typical and unique personality.
Thanks and regards.

Hello Samiran Da,
Khub sundor chobi.Majestic pose.I like green BG.

Ato basto chile kothae?Valo lago tomar chobi post kora dekhe.
A chobitar thik agertate ami akta butterfly-er chobi post korechilam.Kintu ki nam janina.Tumi jodi jano to janio please.
Valo theko,
Kind regards and respect,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-06-30 8:19]

Hello Samiran,
Pleasing composition in beautiful colours and a fine DOF. Excellent sharp focus on the butterfly. A beauty!

Samiran da,
Welcome back after a long time Samiran da.
Beautiful photography of this Angled Castor.
Great color,light and BG.Great composition and details.
Thank you for every thing.


Ciao Samiran, great view of lovely butterfly, wonderful natural colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-06-30 12:59]

Hi Samiran,a very rare scoop,no easy to take this butterfly in this pose whit the open wings to see the desing of interior,great capture whit fine details and a perfect brown too,i like it! Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

Hello Samiran

Excellent macro of this butterfly, with fine POV
and DOF, beautiful lateral light, great focus,
sharpness, and details, excellent contrast
between the color tones, TFS


Hello Samiran
這蝴蝶真美 也照的很清晰 角度也很漂亮 謝謝分享

Hello Samiranda,
Nice capture with its natural colours,great sharpness, clarity and lovely Pov.
Best regards,

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-07-01 6:19]

We don't see this one here...good composition and colors...since this is common there hope you will get with fully opened wings. tfs.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2013-07-01 12:32]

Hello Samiran.
This is a wonderful butterfly with great colours and pattern on the wings. Good focus, pov, composition and dof.Regards Siggi

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