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Argynnis pandora

Argynnis pandora
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Copyright: Jose Cobo (Cobo) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-06-22
Categories: Insects
Camera: fujifilm finepix s1500
Exposure: f/8, 1/200 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-10-10 10:14
Viewed: 1577
Points: 24
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Argynnis pandora
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Heliconiinae
Genus: Argynnis
Species: A. pandora

The Cardinal (Argynnis pandora) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is common throughout southern Europe and is also found in northern Africa and western and central Asia.

The wingspan is 64–80 mm. The butterfly flies from April[1] to September[2] (in Europe typically May to August) depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Viola species.
Information from wikipedia.
Un saludo

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-10-10 10:28]

Hello Jose,
Pleasing presentation of this butterfly. Taken from an excellent POV in fine sharpness and details. Nice flash light creates beautiful colours and a good dark background.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-10-10 10:49]

Hi Jose,really beautiful,i like a lot the exposure to create this contrast between the pandora and the black background,spectacular details and colors,very well done.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2013-10-10 10:52]

Hello Jose.
A great shot of this Argynnis pandora,it shows the beatifull colors on its wings very well,BG is as well neat,well done. Regards Siggi

Hello Jose,
Beautiful butterfly.Well captured with good details and colour.Good use of flash.I like dark BG.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,

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

Hi Jose,
Nice composition and excellent sharpness details.
Amazing colors of this butterfly and background are nice too.
Regards Jiri.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2013-10-10 19:24]

Hello Jose,
A top quality image filled with beautiful natural colors and exceptional detail. The exposure is perfect allowing us to view this gorgeous butterfly in a rather pleasant looking light. Awesome use of flash blending soft lighting throughout entire image with absolutely no hot spots visible.
Superb work Jose!!

Hello Jose,
哇哇 真是照的清晰 非常漂亮的蝴蝶
構圖非常有藝術 背景深遂

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-10-11 0:49]

Bonjour Jose,
Toujours intéressant de voir la Pandora, souvent d'ailleurs perchée sur un chardon comme sur ta photo.
Belle image aucx couleurs naturelles. Je n'aurais éventuellement pas coupé un bout de la fleur.
Bonne journée

Ciao Jose, great macro of fantastic butterfly on beautiful flower, superb sharpness, fine details, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Hello Jose.
Very very well taken picture when a butterfly shucking nectar.
perfect PoV,
colour and clarity.
best wishes,

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  • Nilson Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 488 W: 0 N: 566] (4423)
  • [2013-10-15 16:53]

Olá José bela foto de qualidade muito boa meus parabéns por esta excelente imagem.

Ciao Jose. Details and sharp perfect. Splendid colours agains the black like BG. Excellent DOF.


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