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Common Blue

Common Blue
Photo Information
Copyright: Matthew Borg Cardona (borgcar) Silver Note Writer [C: 1 W: 0 N: 10] (121)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-06-10
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D70, Nikkor 70-300 G, Kenko extension tube
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/250 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-06-13 6:21
Viewed: 5399
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Quite difficlut to photograph these little butterflies during the sunny days as they are continuously flying around. Fortunatly I found one which was resting and took a couple of shots. Handheld and with fill fash.
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To magal: sharpeningborgcar 2 06-13 07:34
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Hi Matthew!
beautiful capture and colors!

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  • magal Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 224 W: 0 N: 313] (1251)
  • [2006-06-13 6:46]
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Hi Matt,
Very well composed shot of the little blue. POV is excellent and the colours are very vivid. I like the blurred BG although I notice some noise in it. Did you sharpen post capture?

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  • manibj (168)
  • [2006-06-13 9:41]

Hi Matthew,
Nice shot of this little blue butterfly. Good POV and composition, They have very nice blue wings but most of the time they don't open it.
well done.

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  • Oz1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 75 W: 2 N: 174] (1012)
  • [2006-06-13 11:39]

Very good colors and Comb on this one. details are great.
beautifull shot!

Very good POV, DOF and colours, Matthew.

Nice picture. I think it's a Polyommatus icarus but it's a southern species so I could be wrong ;-)
Thanks for sharing


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  • phlr Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1237 W: 130 N: 882] (2821)
  • [2006-06-14 7:08]

Excellent photo Matthew!
Very good on colours, POV and BG!
Also a very good DOF and details!
5* and TFS!

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  • Aramok Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 896 W: 101 N: 1501] (5166)
  • [2006-06-14 15:41]

great shot and wonderful composition.



Hi Matthew,

It's an amazing shot! I can't just say anything other than splendid! Awesome click! Fill flash worked out well here, and got amazing colors on the wings. The antennae is very much in focus and so beautiful!

Thanks for sharing!

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