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Polyommatus coridon / male underside


Polyommatus coridon / male underside
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Copyright: Marcello Romano (marcellr) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 208 W: 38 N: 1012] (3514)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-07-12
Categories: Insects
Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50
Exposure: f/4, 1/200 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-03-05 14:30
Viewed: 4200
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 32
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
LEPIDOPTERA, LYCAENIDAE

Polyommatus (Meleageria) coridon (Poda, 1761)

Common English Name: Chalk-hill Blue

Wingspan: 30-35 mm.

More widespread in Europe there are however a large number of subspecies and also closely related species which can make identification rather tricky.
The adult butterfly is most-often seen in bright sunshine.

More information and male upperside: here.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2008-03-05 15:04]

Ciao Marcello,un'accoppiata coloratissima,questa e' da poster,bellissimo il dettaglio delle sfumature azzurre della farfalla,complimenti come sempre.Luciano

Casi duelen los ojos de mirarla Marcello !! Creo que bien plasmada la belleza de la mariposa, sobre todo la parte de las alas.
También la tenemos por estas latitudes.
Abrazo.

Hi Marcello,
Excellent macro of this blue, I can find no fault with it. Perfect for me. Thanks
Alan

Ciao Marcello,
This is such a beautiful butterfly well captured that sharing with us!
good close up of it in perfect sharpness, vivid colour and details always from you shot!
well done
ciao
Tony

Hallo Marcello
WOW!!! What a sensational beauty of a butterfly, and colourful flower in one shot. A wonderful picture. It's so great in sharpness, lighting, depth of field and exposure. Everything is just stunning. A magnificent shot with a precious and soft on the eye composition. I fancy this one and appreciate you showing us this jewel. Thanks for sharing.
Kind regards
Anna
Just a little reminder, at my latest posting I still have a "I punti domani :)" from your side.

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  • Mana Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1772 W: 36 N: 5597] (18598)
  • [2008-03-06 0:28]

Hi Marcello,
Splendid shot of this beautiful Chack-hill Blue with amazing colours and marking on its wings. Immaculate sharpness with perfect lighting and a great DOF. You really have captured a fine nectar sucking pose here. Excellent POV and composition. Kudos.
TFS.
Sumon

Ciao Marcello, belissima, elegantissima, ben dettagliata, macro tutta da superlativi, bravo, ciao Silvio

Hello Marcello,

Excellent presentation of this blue. Great sharpness. Wonderful light and colours.
Cheers,
Mariki

Hi Marcello,
This is wonderful. Seem to be a fresh specimen. Markings are sharp and clear. Well seen with beautiful flower. POV and composition are great.
JC

Hi amico Marcello, avete bloccato una fine fine in su di questa farfalla di Lycaenid con i particolari del excellenti, la composizione grande e gli sharpnes eccellenti. Pozzo fatto il mio amico! Ringraziamenti per la compartecipazione della questa bellezza il mio amico.
Ciao
Bayram

ps. I hope this translation to Italian is good:)

Wonderful shot, not affected by the purple flower in front.

TFS
Best regards,
Kean

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  • joey Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1739 W: 224 N: 6872] (24909)
  • [2008-03-06 5:07]

Ciao Marcello!
Ché colpo bello di questo azzurro della Gesso-Collina!
Sharp con i lotti del particolare.
Composizione superb pure.
Colori de Nizza.
Dof Grande.
Fatto molto bene,
Joe

Bonsoir Marcello
Superbe netteté sur ce joli papillon, bravo !
Antoine.

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  • clnaef Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 778 W: 67 N: 645] (6814)
  • [2008-03-06 22:57]

Bonjour,
Joli détail, le papillon est sur une belle fleur.
Bonne journée.
clnaef

Dear Marcello,
very impressing image, powerfully composed. Closely approached from a perfect point of view, you have achieved and extremely well detailed portrait of P. coridon, well complemented by the view of the male upperside in the link.
Thank you! My best regards,
Peter

Hello Peter,
Very good macro shot. Perfect colours, very good composition with the flower. I admire your DOF - it's also very good. TFS

Chris

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