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BUONA PASQUA 2012


BUONA PASQUA 2012
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Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio2006) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6690 W: 90 N: 16812] (102073)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-03-31
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/11, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-04-05 10:48
Viewed: 2371
Points: 52
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Iphiclides podalirius

Linnaeus 1758

Nome Volgare: Podalirio

Famiglia: Papilionidae

Lunghezza ala anteriore mm. 32-40

Descrizione: Farfalla di notevoli dimensioni, con colore di fondo bianco, leggermente tendente al giallo, su cui spiccano striature trasversali nere. Le ali posteriori mostrano una sottile fascia basale interna e, sul bordo esterno, una serie di lunule blu bordate di nero. Nella regione anale spicca un ocello con margine nero e rosso.

Maschio: Colore giallo chiaro con fasce trasversali nere. Fascia submarginale delle posteriori contenente spazi semilunari blu. Macchia nera contenente un archetto blu e sormontata da un arco arancio nell'angolo anale delle posteriori. Bordo esterno delle posteriori fortemente dentato con una lunga coda in corrispondenza della terza nervatura mediana.

Femmina: simile al maschio ma generalmente più grande.

Rovescio: simile al dritto, ma con disegno più chiaro.

Bruco: forma ellissoidale e depressa, che ricorda quella di una piccola limaccia. La colorazione è verde con strisce gialle e macchie rosso-brune.

Distribuzione: presente in Europa, Nordafrica e Asia minore. Tutta Italia esclusa la Sardegna.

Habitat: Specie mesofila, si rinviene nei prati e nelle radure dal livello del mare al piano montano fino a circa 1600 metri s.l.m.

Generazioni annuali: due tre annue con sfarfallamento degli adulti da marzo a settembre a seconda della quota.

Piante nutrici: Prunus spinosa, Crataegus monogyna, Pyrus pyraster, Prunus mahaleb

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Hello Silvio,

Hope you are doing fine dear friend. As they say fresh from the oven, this one is fresh from nature. Quite an excellent shot of this beautiful butterfly. Equally lovely are the flowers it is sucking nectar from.The sunlight is playing a key role in this shot which is superb. The subject is sharply focused, you are a master, you know....thanks for sharing....take care./...warmest regards/Abid

Greetings Silvio...An excellent capture with such great colors & details.

Your efforts & contributions on TN convey volumes Silvio. Keep up the great work & best wishes for the future.

All the very best & kind regards !

Umar

Ciao Silvio. Trasparenze di lusso come messaggio augurale. Ottimo dettaglio sulla bella composizione primaverile.

Buona Pasqua a te e famiglia.

Roberto

barthatibor
Hello Silvio,
A superb macro,with fantastic details,excellent sharpness,splendid light and wonderful natural colors.
Best regards
Tibi

Ciao Silvio
Bellissima farfalla è un peccato che manca la punta dell'ala.
L'immagine è magnifica, eccellente nitidezza, un bel cielo sullo sfondo e la massima trasparenza delle ali.
Buona Pasqua
Luis

Beautiful photo Silvio! The composition is excellent! The lighting is fantastic!
Regards,
Christodoulos

Ciao Silvio, bellissima , ricambio gli Auguri a te e ai tuoi cari
Ciao Vanni

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-04-05 12:08]

Hello Silvio.
Beautiful colour contrasts within a very well balanced and naturalistic spectre, and a very pleasant dynamic setting.Well composed, with stong impact. An eye catcher.Best regards Siggi

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-04-05 12:13]

Hello Silvio,
Light and colours are gorgeous in this photo. Excellent composition and good sharpness. Beautiful blue sky in the background.
Regards,
Peter

Ciao Silvio,
Splendid lights and very fine details on this photo fo this very nice Butterfly, BUONA PASQUA 2012!

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-04-05 14:46]

Ciao Silvio,spetta a te l'anteprima di questa specie quest'anno,gran bella cattura in controluce con una qualita' superiore,bellissime le trasparenze sulle ali.Buona Pasqua anche a te! Luciano

Hello Silvio,
beautifully composed capture of this butterfly with good sharpness and fantastic light that brings out the wonderful colours.
Best wishes and Happy Easter,
Helmut

Hello Silvio

A very beautiful photo with the POV you choose
and the way the flowers and butterfly are framed,
with very beautiful soft light and color tones, TFS

Asbed

Ciao Silvio,
Bel lavoro e un maestoso bianco retroilluminato! ... Bella foto! ... Buona Pasqua anche a te amico!
Saluti,
Jesús

AHhhhhhh looks like RESURRECTION LIGHT! Viewing his abdomen, looks as if fresh from the tomb you may say, Just love this!

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  • ana974 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 477 W: 48 N: 968] (4857)
  • [2012-04-05 19:06]

Happy Easter to you too,dear friend Silvio!
What a lovely shot to celebrate Easter.Fantastic lighting and excellent POV.Bravíssimo!Thanks for sharing!
Big hug and once more: HAPPY EASTER TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.
aNa

Hi Silvio,
Happy Easter to you and your family.
Very nice photo of this butterfly. Great point of view. Nice colours and composition.
Thanks for sharing,
Maciek

Ciao Silvio,
una splendida cattura di Podalirio, bellissima immagine primaverile
Buona Pasqua anche a Te e ai tuoi cari
Ciao Maurizio

Good morning Silvio
Fantastic macro my Friend.Perfect POV and composition,wonderful colors and lighting and impressive sharpness.
Thank You,
Happy Easter
J.Diogo

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  • Pearl Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 105 W: 25 N: 76] (321)
  • [2012-04-06 3:20]

Hello Silvio,

WOW... This is a fantastic shot of this beautiful butterfly. Excellent details, very crisp and the colors are fresh and natural. Great exposure, well composed with a great POV. The flowers too looks so pretty with good detail and sharpness.. TFS.

Pearl.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2012-04-06 4:34]

Bonjour Silvio,
Encore une autre image du Flambé, un papillon qui sort plus tard chez nous. Toujours cet environnement printanier et charmant. Merci de tes voeux, à toi et ta famille aussi Joyeuses Pâques!
Amitiés
Anne

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2012-04-06 5:48]

Ciao Silvio,
A happy Easter to you too mf!
A fine capture of podalirius on fruit blossom flowers.
The lighting is superb to give a fine effect from the lateral POV. The sharpness and natural colours are excellent and the composition with the flowers against the clear sky superb.
very nice!
Thanks and best regards,
ciao,
Ivan

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2012-04-06 9:22]

Hello Silvio,
Another great capture of this fantastic Swallowtail showing it from a different angle. Great sharpness and lovely light and colours.
Very well done!
TFS and Happy Easter to you too! Ulla

hello Silvio
great sharpness and good details
the light and colours are super good
thanks greeting lou

ciao Silvio,
very beautiful transparent butterfly wings!
best wishies and Buona Pasqua!
chris

Ciao Silvio,
Happy Easter to you, too MF! The photo's fantastic, very pleasant composition, nice colors, great lights - and the transparent wings are just the "foam on the cake", as a Hungarian proverb says. Incredible job. Bravo amico.
Friendly regards, László

bella composizione primaverile e ottimo gioco di trasparenze delle ali del podalirio con l'azzurro del cielo a far da cornice
Buona Pasqua a te e famiglia sERGIO

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