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Common Pierrot

Common Pierrot
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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: 2015-07-22
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Sigma 18-200 Zoom F3.5-6.3 DC
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/400 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2017-10-17 2:15
Viewed: 1101
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Castalius rosimon, the common Pierrot, is a small butterfly found in South Asia that belongs to the lycaenids, or blues family.

The species is found in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar; Tenasserim, extending into the Malayan subregion. In the Indonesian archipelago the butterfly occurs in north-eastern Sumatra, eastern Java, Bali, Bangka, Timor, Wetar, Kissar, Sumbawa and Sulawesi.

In India the butterfly is found south of the outer ranges of the Himalayas, except in desert tracts; east India; the north-west Himalayas; Assam. The butterfly is also found in the Andaman Islands and the southern Nicobar Islands.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2017-10-17 2:19]

Hi Ram,fantastic composition with the pierrot on the orange flower,impressive DOF for the best wings details,obviouly...i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2017-10-17 3:51]

Hello Ram,
What an impressive image of this lovely Pierrot. Posed in an attractive manner while giving us a great look at it colorful markings and unique features. The detail is awesome and the clarity of the entire scene is superb. A feast for the eyes!!

Ciao Ram, lovely butterfly on fantastic flower, wonderful natural colors, excellent sharpness and fine details, great macro, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Ram,
An artistic image with a superb specie. Lovely spots on the wings. Excellent details, colors and composition.

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  • periko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 2 N: 145] (1487)
  • [2017-10-20 22:26]

Hi Ram
The flower indicates that this is a tiny butterfly.
Beautiful colors and pattern, and an excellent background.


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  • ana974 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 477 W: 48 N: 968] (4857)
  • [2017-10-22 14:46]

Hello Ram!
First of all,many thanks for commenting my last pic.It was very kind of you.
Yes,I will show more photos from my last travel in Italy.
I love your pic here! The composition is really unique! Many congrats!
Have a nive week my dear friend!

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  • meyerd Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 585 W: 64 N: 2238] (7531)
  • [2017-10-26 12:22]

Dear Ram,
you top it again! I don't have to tell you why it's such a good shot. I always like your instructive notes. Thanks for looking at my modest pictures.
Best regards, Dietrich

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