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The Old Ringlet

The Old Ringlet
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Copyright: Horia Scubli (horias) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-08-01
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D700, AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED
Exposure: f/8, 1/125 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-10-14 0:55
Viewed: 4098
Points: 44
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The Ringlet

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Papilionoidea
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Aphantopus
Species: A. hyperantus
Binomial name
Aphantopus hyperantus
(Linnaeus, 1758)

The Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus) is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is only one of the numerous "ringlet" butterflies in the tribe Satyrini.

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Ciao Horia, beautiful butterfly on a wonderful blurry BG, fine details, excellent sharpness and splendid colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2010-10-14 1:35]

In sfirsit, o realizare foarte frumoasa, culori si detalii perfecte, claritatea la fel, felicitari!

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2010-10-14 1:36]

Hello Horia,
very well detailed capture with good lighting. The colours are well defined in good contrast. I like its soft smooth background.
you have presented this view in excellent skill.
Well done.


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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2010-10-14 1:47]

O prezentare perfecta a acestei specii.
Numai bine

Hello Horia,

youre back with an very nice photo.

Good of sharpness, low pov and dof.
Great blurred bg with fine colours.


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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2010-10-14 3:09]

Hello Horia,
Welcome Back. A nice capture of this beautiful Ringlet. Very well composed with sharp details.Best regards Siggi

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  • Robb Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 14 W: 0 N: 11] (293)
  • [2010-10-14 4:42]

Hello Horia!

O captura perfecta, cu detali minunate!
Numai bine, Robert

Hello Horia,

One of tur classics shots, witha a POV perfectly managed. I Like a lot the saturation level and suitable contrast. The BG are the perfect complement to archieve a 1st level visual arrangement. Congratulations, Regards & TFS

Hello Horia. Very impressive! The composition, colours, POV and details are all great.
TFS and kind regards,

Hola Horia

Una bonita composición de colores, con ese fondo verde que realza a la mariposa, perfecta nitidez y buen POV.

Un saludo de Antonio

hello Horia

excellent macro shot of this butterfly with fine POV
and framing with leaving the good free space in front,
superb focus great sharpness and details, TFS


Hi Horia,

Very great and very nice shot of a butterfly species.
Very beautiful colors and perspective.
Set a very good light and sharpness. Thank you for sharing.


hello Horia
super good sharpness and great details
super light and beautiful colours
greeting lou

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-10-14 13:53]

Hello Horia,
Short after a very busy day: A splendid photo in excellent sharp details, beautiful clear colours and a great composition.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2010-10-14 14:27]

Hi Horia,very wonderfull macro,a great gift for all the butterflies fans of TN,impressives sharpness,colors,details and composition.Thanks for share,have a nice day,LUCIANO

Hello Horia,
another great picture, sharp details and light fantastic. A nice image. Greetings, Paolo

Hello Horia
great capture of this Ringlet, taken from a very close view, excellent sharpness and pose, beautiful green BG, the purple flower is a nice touch of color in this well composed image
Have a great WE

Hi Horia,
Beautiful butterfly, beautiful details ...
Very good sharpnes and naturel colors.
Best wishes,

Buna Horia,
Beautiful capture. I don't like the out of focus flower in the foreground, but otherwise everything else is OK on the pic: great colors, sharpness, details, composition, background. Would be a stunner without that mentioned (dry?) flower. Tfs.
Friendly regards, László

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  • jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 893 W: 0 N: 507] (1853)
  • [2010-10-28 4:38]

Hello Horia,

Splendid focus on the butterfly, lovely blurred background.
Drawings and color in wings are pleasant for look at.
Good balance and nice framework.
Excellent composition, TFS.

Best regards,

Buna Horia
Foarte frumosa captura ta cu sharpness si culori fantastice, deasemenea si compozitia imaginii este foarte frumoasa.
Itzi doresc un weekend si un an nou fericit!!


Hi Horia,

The butterfly is well placed in the frame. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the Ringlet butterfly. The late morning light is enhancing the beauty of the colors. Have a nice day.


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