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Plains Cupid Mating


Plains Cupid Mating
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Copyright: Srikumar Balial (Hotelcalifornia) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1519 W: 24 N: 2225] (14408)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-04-21
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D5200, Tamron AF70-300mmF/4-5.6Di-LD-MACRO 1:2
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Butterflies And Moths Of Rajibpur [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2014-04-29 6:52
Viewed: 1542
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 32
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
"ALL NATURE'S CREATURES JOIN TO EXPRESS NATURE'S PURPOSE.SOMEWHERE IN THEIR MOUNTING AND MATING,RUTTING AND BUTTING IS THE VERY SECRET OF NATURE ITSELF"-Graham Swift

The Plains Cupid(Chilades pandava) is a species of LYCAENID butterfly found in countries such as India and Singapore.They are among the few butterflies that breed on plants of the CYCAD family.

SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION:
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Lycaenidae
Genus:Chilades
Species:C.pandava(Horsfield 1829)

FOR MORE ABOUT THIS SPECIES,YOU MAY VISIT-Wikipedia(SOURCE)

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opportunity; great focus; elegant composition; and an extra handicap for the delicate cobweb threads together with the blades of grass complete with subtlety and elegance this beautiful work. Congratulations, Srikumar friend!

A big hug.

Hernán Bortondello
ARGENTINA

hallo Sri
Great composition with good details and beautiful colours
nice picture Sri
thanks greeting lou

Hello Srikumar,
One of the most attractive and colorful specie of butterflies. It is a very nice capture in my opinion. Great composition taken from a perfect POV, with amazing clarity.
Thanks for sharing this beauty.
Marius.

Ciao Srikumar, great macro of lovely maiting couple, beautiful blurry BG, fine details superb sharpness, splendid light and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Srikumar,
Bees do it, birds do it; so, why not " BUTTERFLIES ?
The lovers are EXTREMELY well focused.
Wonder if the one on the right is the male?
"... THE VERY SECRET OF NATURE ITSELF ... " has been very well presented, indeed!!!
Such class!!!
Best and most kind regards from,
Mario.

Great pic MF Srikumar! Details and sharp perfetc against the blurred Bg. Lovely compo.

Roberto

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-04-29 14:13]

HI Srikumar,absolutely great! What a fantastic way to take this mating moment,the POV is the best and the quality of detail is over the top,great great work!!!! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Srikumar

WOW ! you was at the best place the best time
and with the best light to capture in photo
these lovers, with a very fine POV and the
way they are framed, TFS

Asbed

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  • Tina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 60 W: 0 N: 132] (1427)
  • [2014-04-30 1:15]

Hello Srikumar ,
Awesome composition ! Details, light and BG are magnificent! TFS Tina

Excellent job..

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2014-04-30 23:56]

Hello Sri,
What a subtle and pleasant butterfly-picture. Very neat picture and a marvellous palette of fine colors. Very cute these Lycaenid! Thanks!
Anne

Hi Srikumar,
Really a superb shot of this amazingly colored butterflies in-love condition. never seen before.


Regards,
Biswarup

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  • john1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 122 W: 0 N: 439] (3410)
  • [2014-05-01 9:24]

Hi Srikumar,

Splendid composition with the two butterfly, great focus and excellent sharpness.
The détails and the colors of the wings are amazing, awesome shot.
Congratulations for this excellent job, TFS.
My best regards.
John

Merci Srikumar, pour cette excellent cliché
Les teintes sont très naturelles et la netteté impeccable
Bravo
Amicalement
Laurent

Beautiful capture! All with a perfect exposure with nice lighting. :)

A fantastic image, great macro, excellent composition, very nice DOF and fine details, beautifull and vivid colors Congrads

R$Gds

Nikos

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