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Copyright: Karthik JP (jpnature) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 23 W: 0 N: 66] (955)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-12-26
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D5100, AF-S DX Nikkor 55200mm/45.6G ED
Exposure: f/11, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-12-26 1:45
Viewed: 1774
Points: 36
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Tawny Coster (Acraea terpsicore) is a small leathery winged butterfly which is common in grassland and scrub habitats. It belongs to the Nymphalidae or brush-footed butterfly family. It has a weak fluttery flight. It is avoided by most insect predators. This species and the Yellow Coster Acraea issoria are the only two Indian representatives of the predominantly African tribe Acraeini.

Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Arthropoda
Class : Insecta
Order : Lepidoptera
Family : Nymphalidae
Tribe : Acraeini
Genus : Acraea
Species : A.terpsicore

Binomial name : Acraea terpsicore

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Ciao Karthik, great macro of fantastic maiting couple, 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)
  • [2013-12-26 2:23]

A very lucky meeting with specie in a mating moment,great capure with bright colors and fine details everywhere,i like it!! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-12-26 2:27]

Hello Karthik,
Fantastic sharp detailed photo of this mating pair. Beautiful saturated colours and taken from a very good POV.

Hi Karthik, my neighbour today :)
Beautiful photo of love. Excellent point of view and presentation. Amazing colours.
Have a nice day,

Ciao Karthik
照的清晰 很漂亮的蝴蝶
尤其是一對做愛蝴蝶 真不簡單 真是棒極了
顏色鮮豔華麗 光線亮麗 整體都很清楚 很完好的作品
構圖美麗 背景深遂

hallo Karthik
beauty of a picture with nice details and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-12-26 6:18]

Good to see these mating pair..lovely and colorful pair..well captured. tfs.

Hello Karthik,
Beautiful picture of this pair.Very attractive colour with excellent sharpness and details.I like its pose and your framing.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,

Hello Karthik,
Very nice image. Fantastic clarity and outstanding details. What a interesting specie and nice too.....The colors are amazing. The composition, the light and exposure are very good. Fantastic razor sharp details. Fascinating contrast against the green background.
Thanks for sharing!

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2013-12-26 10:14]

Hi Karthik,
Presentation of a pair of beautiful butterfly ..
Good sharp details and a nice composition.
Best wishes,

Superb shot Karthik!
Amazing clarity and colour.
Love it.
Best wishes.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2013-12-26 20:35]

Hello Karthik,
What a attractive pair of butterflies, they remind me a lot of our Monarch Butterflies here in Ohio. Nicely shown in fine detail and beautiful natural colors. I like their tiny yellow colored mouths. Great work!!

Hello Karthik
Beautiful photo! Good composition, fantastic colours and very good sharpness! Interesting subject too!

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2013-12-28 23:43]

Hi Karthik.
You have pictured these beautiful butterflies with great taste. Low POV is amazing as well as precise wide DOF, incredible details of the insects and plant and lovely smooth BG. I am also impressed with 3D look of the image. Excellent job. TFS and best wishes.

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-12-29 10:33]

Hi Karthik,
Beautiful image,good sharpness details and
amazing colors with very good composition. Nicely blurred background.
Regards Jiri.

Ciao Karthik. Beautiful colours for the mating of an interesting specie. Excellent details.


Hallo Karthik
A wonderful image, beautifully captured with great clarity and perfect focus. Awesome detail optained. Thanks for sharing a wonderful moment and great macro. Best regards.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2014-01-22 6:00]

Hi Karthik
such a beautiful butterfly and such a lively details.
Excellent work and superb view.


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