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Heliconius antiochus

Heliconius antiochus
Photo Information
Copyright: Thijs van Balen jr (Pentaxfriend) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 514 W: 24 N: 1888] (8048)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-05-14
Categories: Insects
Camera: Pentax K5, Sigma EX APO Macro 180 mm F/3.5 IF, Digital ISO 800
Exposure: f/3.5, 1/250 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-05-14 14:39
Viewed: 2682
Points: 25
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Heliconius antiochus is a member of the sara-sapho group, and a Mullerian mimic of Heliconius wallacei, H. saraand H. congener. The wings are blue-black, with two transverse white or yellow bands on the distal part of the forewings.


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

Hi Thijs,
I miss butterfly parks in NL :-) , lovely image and the composition is excellent.
Goutham R

Hello Thijs,
Outstanding photograph of Heliconius Antiochus, outstanding sharpness and details, excellent composition, outstanding background and lighting.
Thanks for Sharing,

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-05-15 5:36]

Hello Thijs,
A very beautiful creature, well photographed by you. A pleasure for the eyes!

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2013-05-15 8:17]

Just great Thijs! What a beatifull picture. Excellent control of the light, sharpness and composition. Congratulation.

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  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2013-05-15 9:24]

Hi Thijs
What a beauty!!!
Cristal clear details, colors are fantastic, BG is very well blurred....all is perfect to your excellent shot!

Hallo Thijs
super scherpe opname goed van licht ,mooie achtergrond en super kleuren
gr lou

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  • Tina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 60 W: 0 N: 132] (1427)
  • [2013-05-15 13:16]

Hello Thijs,
Impressive capture ! Wonderful colours , composition , details, light, BG ......I enjoyed looking at your work ! TFS Tina

Beautiful view,

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-05-16 12:10]

Hi Thijs,
Beautiful butterfly in nice colours, interesting
composition and sharpness details. Excellent background.
Regards Jiri.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-05-17 12:37]

Hi Thijs,
Weer een bezoekje aan de kas gebracht zie ik.
Prachtige foto in mooie kleuren, prima scherpte en een uitstekende compositie.
Goed weekend,

Ciao Thijs. Details and sharp perfect agains the blurred BG. Excellent contrast wonderful colours.


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