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Leopard Lacewing

Leopard Lacewing
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Copyright: akbar ali asif (AKBAR-ALI-ASIF) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 148 W: 0 N: 478] (2927)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-06-25
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-07-24 1:12
Viewed: 1483
Points: 19
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Like my recent butterflies' shots, this one is also from KL butterfly park. This beautiful Leopard Lacewing had slightly broken wings and somewhat faded colors. Some details from Wikipedia are as follows;

The Leopard Lacewing (Cethosia cyane) is a species of heliconiine butterfly found from India to southern China (southern Yunnan), and Indochina. Its range has expanded in the last few decades, and its arrival in the southern part of the Malay Peninsula, including Singapore, is relatively recent.

Upperside tawny, in fresh specimens a rich reddish tawny. Fore wing: anterior and apical two-thirds black, the margin of this colour waved and irregular, following a line dividing the cell longitudinally and circling round to near the posterior angle; a short, broad, oblique, white-bar beyond apex of cell, the veins crossing it and a spot in interspaces 3 and 4 black; a transverse indistinct row of small spots and a terminal series of

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照的很漂亮 很美麗的蝴蝶 也很清晰
這種色彩也甚美麗 只能讚美造物者的用心了
ㄧ如以往的角度 真是很棒的作品
構圖也很美麗 真是好看


Great macro, fine sharpness and excellent details, very nice and vivid colors, nice composition, nice POV. Thanks for sharing.



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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-07-24 9:24]

Hello Akbar,
What a splendid butterfly. And a macro in high quality. Details are fantastic and the colours very beautiful. Excellent diagonal composition. A beauty, this picture!

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-07-24 10:36]

Hi Akbar,
Very beautiful butterfly, presented in gorgeous colors
and perfect sharpness details. Composition nice too.
Regards Jiri.

Hello Akbar-Another beautiful Coloured Butterfly.Well captured.Good details and sharpness.Well framed too.Thanks for sharing.Regards and Good night-Srikumar

A very high quality macro.
Lovely colours on this species ... have never ever witnessed its like. Thanks for sharing.
Loved your highly educative notes too.
Best and most kind regards from,
Mario in Canada.

Super color!!!Beauty hide in its color!!!

Ciao Akbar, great macro of fantastic beauty, fine details, wonderful colors and splendid sharpness, 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)
  • [2014-07-24 16:21]

Waaw! Another time! Another special gift to the butterflies fans,this is a great beauty and the pic too is the top of quality,the best way to show the magnificent design of this specie,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2014-07-25 4:32]

Beautiful butterfly! Excellent color, light, sharpness and deep of field. Congratulation it is a beautiful species. Saludos.

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