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Vanessa cardui

Vanessa cardui
Photo Information
Copyright: Jiri Kubosek (iti) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012
Categories: Insects
Camera: Olympus E620, ZUIKO DIGITAL 70-300mm 1:4-5.6, 58 mm Polarizer Hoya
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-03-10 13:08
Viewed: 2837
Points: 34
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

Vanessa cardui is a well-known colourful butterfly, known as the Painted Lady, or in North America as the Cosmopolitan. This butterfly has a strange pattern of flying in a sort of screw shape.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-03-10 13:10]

Hi Jiri,beautiful capture of this cardui,very common in my country too in 2009 but very rare in the last years,an excellent exposure and vivid colors,a bit blurred the right part of the wings.Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

halo Jiri
beautiful picture with great details and good sharpness
the colours and light are beautiful
thanks greeting lou

Hello sir...
Great pic with very sharp details ....like the combination between flower color and butterfly color ....
regards---Lovish Garlani

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2013-03-10 20:02]

Hello Jiri,
Your beautiful image makes me yearn for the warm days of summer to hurry up and get here. I can't wait to see these gorgeous butterflies once more flitting about the clover fields out behind our home.
A lovely photo of the Painted Lady in a fine pose, that clearly shows off her attractive markings and vivid colors. Great work!!

Hello Jiri,
A beautiful composition with perfectly balanced exposure,excellent details and nice harmony of colours.
Thanks and my regards,

Hi Jiri,
It's a beautiful macro.
Great composition and colour.
Thanks for sharing.


蝴蝶很可愛又美麗 光線運用的很棒

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-03-11 4:07]

Hello Jiri,
Fine sharp detailed macro of this butterfly in a nice composition and beautiful colours.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2013-03-11 4:23]

Hello Jiri,
A very nice capture of cardui taken from a great POV with good clarity where in focus. The natural colours and composition are excellent.
Thanks and best regards,

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2013-03-11 6:11]

Beautifull picture with a great color. Congratulation. Saludos.

Hello Jiri,
a great macro with great clarity, colour and composition.
nice work.
best wishes,

Hello Jiri,
Vanessa cardui is one of my favorite species of butterfly. It is one of the species who has amazing colors and shape. It is wide spread in my country. Thanks for sharing this beauty!

Ciao Jiri, great macro of fantastic butterfly, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2013-03-12 10:38]

Merhaba Jiri,
Nefis bir kompozisyon; Renkler, netlik ve kompozisyon çok güzel..tebrik ederim, saygılarımla..

Ciao Jiri. Amazing playing of light beautiful natural colours. Good details MF.


Hi Jiri,

I wonder if butterfly get dizzy for hanging up side down for so long :) I get dizzy just looking at it up side down :) beautiful colors and pattern and the cluster of flower in purple are wonderful addition to the composition. Excellent quality with good composition.


Hello Jiri-Beautiful species this Painted Lady.Well captured.Colour and sharpness is really beautiful.Good details too.Thanks for sharing such beautiful Butterfly with us.Regards and have a nice time-Srikumar

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