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Copyright: Heinz Koloska (wallhalla15) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1767 W: 58 N: 3350] (13829)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-04-30
Categories: Insects
Camera: Fujifilm Finepix S7000
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/180 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-05-01 16:18
Viewed: 3543
Points: 50
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Siproeta stelenes (Malachite, Pearly Malachite)

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Anthropoda (Anthropods)
Sub-phylum: Mandibulata (Invertebrates)
Class: Uniramia, also known as Insecta (Insects)
Division: Neoptera
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths | The word means, "scale wing".)
Sub-order/Super-family: Rhopalocera (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family: Nymphalidae (Brush-footed Butterflies | Admirals, Fritillaries, Emperors, Satyrs and Milkweeds)
Genus: Siproeta
Species: stelenes (also cited as stelens)
Scientific name: Siproeta stelenes (also cited as Siproeta stelens)
Common name(s): Malachite, Pearly Malachite

- pictured at Maximillian-Park, Hamm, North-Rhine-Westfalia -

Janice, Robespierre, momos, Fisher, Dando, phlr, marhowie, scottevers7, liquidsunshine, samos, coasties, christophe, firelord, Luc, dew77, Signal-Womb has marked this note useful
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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2006-05-01 16:35]

Good morning Heinz, a very sharp and dainty butterfly here and superb details. Well composed with great POV too.
Thanks for sharing!

Beautiful picture with very good colours.

Good evening Heinz,
You posted a very good photo of this butterfly.
Great details and vivid colours. Sharpness all over, very good.
TFS and regards, Ruud

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  • chiliu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1457 W: 0 N: 1176] (6526)
  • [2006-05-01 16:43]

Hi Heinz,
Beautiful capture! Excellent details and very nice colours, great composition.
Thanks for sharing!

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  • momos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 57 W: 55 N: 171] (705)
  • [2006-05-01 17:04]

Όμορφη η φωτογραφία της πεταλούδας Heinz!!
Πολύ καλή εστίαση και ωραία χρώματα. (gr)

Hello Heinz,
Very good capture of this beautiful and fragile butterfly. The greens from the butterfly blend exceptionally with the leaf of the plant that it rests.
Very good DoF...

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  • Fisher Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1540 W: 309 N: 2234] (8915)
  • [2006-05-01 17:21]

Hi Heinz,

Well done on the capture and composition.


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  • loot Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5524 W: 722 N: 4163] (11276)
  • [2006-05-01 17:31]

Hi Heinz
What a lovely little butterfly and very well captured.
Great composition, stunning colours and the DOF was on the spot with excellent details on the insect.
Very well done and TFS.

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  • Dando Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 637 W: 32 N: 792] (3084)
  • [2006-05-01 17:37]

Hi Heinz, beautiful composition. Good colours, detail and well composed shot. TFS.

Hi Heinz,
Wow! It's a beauty! Sharp and clear, with great natural colors. Excellent detail, DOF, and framing. Very nice work,
Well done and TFS!

Hi Heinz,
What a beauty! Spot on exposure really shows the colors and detail here. Perfect composition and framing. Looks great!

Hi Heinz,
Good detail, colours and sharpness. exposure and lighting are good. Good POV and composition.

Thanks for posting, have a great week.

Hello Heinz.
Another great composition.
Superb colors and great detalils with good POV and very nice BG.

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  • gari Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 37 W: 0 N: 11] (149)
  • [2006-05-01 20:28]

Hola Heinz.Es dificil que repitas una imagen tan agradable y simpatica.El detalle y la postura me gustan mucho.Gracias.

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  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2006-05-01 21:49]

Bonjour Heinz!

Félicitations pour cette superbe composition explosante de couleurs. Bravo pour la netteté et la qualitée d'image.

merci pour l'envoie.


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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2006-05-02 3:13]

Excellent sharpness and exposure, Heinz.
The details and colors came out beautiful.
Wonderful POV and composition. Danke. : )

Hi Heinz

Excellent capture, great color and composition

In a friendly way Christophe

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  • phlr Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1237 W: 130 N: 882] (2821)
  • [2006-05-02 5:02]

Just wonderful, the butterfly and the photo!
Wonderful colours!
Excellent sharpness and details!
Very good DOF and POV!
5* and TFS!

Hello Heinz

Wow... the wing colour and pattern is super. Nicely composed. Nice angled view. Crisp, clear and sharp. Thanks.

You must spend a lot of time in this butterfly park, but its worth it.
Another spectacular specimen, nicely composed and good sharpness.

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2006-05-02 8:59]

Hello Heinz!
Very nice close up.I liked colors,POV,sharpness,details,framing and composition a lot.TFS...:-)

Hi Heinz,
Beautiful batterfly. Excellent detail and a great
composition. Well done.
TFS Malgosia

Hello Heinz, that is a beauty. The colour and marking s of this one are rather special I think. Great pose and effective DOF, nice work.

Hi Heinz,

Excellent close-up.
Very good details, sharp, colors and POV.
Well done!

TFS :-)

Hello Heinz,
Beautiful picture with very good colours.


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