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Plains Cupid

Plains Cupid
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Copyright: Ram Thakur (ramthakur) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4316 W: 231 N: 14052] (56953)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-09-11
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Sigma 70-300 4-5.6 APO DG MACRO, 58mm UV
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/400 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-09-20 1:17
Viewed: 1071
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
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.


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Ciao Ram, great macro of lovely small butterfly, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-09-20 7:55]

Hello Ram,
Nice macro of this little butterfly in good sharpness and beautiful colours. The background makes it to a remarkable presentation. Nice centered composition.

hallo Ram
very nice picture with good details and beautiful colours
i like this pic
gr lou

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2014-09-20 10:25]

Thank you for sharing this beautiful species in a great picture Ram. I also like the composition. Congratulation.

Hello Ram Thakur,
Nice details and very interesting BG.
Best regards....Joy

Hello Ram,
As usual a lovely capture with a lovely butterfly specie with excellent details and WB. Another interesting image with sharp details. The photographers note are useful.
Thanks for sharing!

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2014-09-21 18:16]

Hello Ram,
A top quality shot of this pretty little Plains Cupid. What lovely markings these tiny butterflies wear on their wings. The withered bloom made a perfect perch and the colorful BG accented the overall image perfectly. Great photo!!

Hello Ram

Great macro of this lycaenid, very nice composition, beautiful colors, nice blurring BG, fine details.



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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-09-24 14:40]

Hi Ram,very nice capture of this very small lycaeneide,i like the curious pose and the usual excellent quality,very well done! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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