- pankajbajpai (16627)
- [2008-07-23 6:27]
i am glad to see this post from you, this is a remarkable macro shot which has all the quality of a top notch macro shot, the image is razor sharp with good details, precise dof, lovely colors and pleasing composition,
I hope to see you back soon.
I am taking break for a couple of weeks and hope to see your good work again when i come back,
- haraprasan (20403)
- [2008-07-23 6:28]
A lovely capture of this beautiful butterfly. Very well composed with sharp details. Yes I am sure we will meet soon here. Until then take care and also tell me where to see your works. Thanks a lot for sharing.
- PaulH (13882)
- [2008-07-23 6:37]
Very nice Joe, lovely composition and superb details. See you in a while :o)
- weeksy (120)
- [2008-07-23 6:39]
Hi Joe, a great macro of this butterfly. The pin sharp focusing brings out the fine detail of the body hairs and wing scales - lovely! Cheers Steve
- cataclysta (5666)
- [2008-07-23 6:42]
Great macro. Perfect sharpness (with some little problems on the tip of the wing) Great OOF background. Great compo with butterfly on the left side. I hope to see more your great shots
- NinaM (4077)
- [2008-07-23 7:10]
Hello my dear Joey, my friend, here I am today because I think of you and YES, that is a terrific picture! The colours are the most beautiful that you could get, the dof is fantastic, like a dream. As I told you in an earlier post, you make portraits of tiny insects, not just macro. Have a good day!
- MMM (11425)
- [2008-07-23 7:39]
Great composition.Good POV and very sharp image with wonderful colors.Hope to see you back very soon ,I will be missing your great work.
- vanderschelden (30441)
- [2008-07-23 7:50]
Yes, I understand you need a breath. It is probably a wise decision. Afterwards when the time is right for you, you'll be able to post again. Maybe tomorrow, maybe next month...
Let's talk about your work here...
Well composed, sharpness where it should be, excellent presentation, good POV and so forth.
- Argus (50626)
- [2008-07-23 8:14]
Great closed-wing macro of a male Common Blue with fine sharpness and against a great neutral Bg.
Good idea to have a break from TN and I'm doing the same with a look-in now and then, to be back in about three weeks.
Enjoy your summer hols and take lots of pics!
- lousat (65489)
- [2008-07-23 8:43]
Hi Joe,what a fantastic details!!!I know this littes butterflies and i'm surprising for the incredible quality of your pic,colors and sharpenss very very impressive,another great artwork,my best compliment,Luciano
- GLEM (10)
- [2008-07-23 9:17]
Magnificent image for the last one before moment. Thank you for the tribute and returns we fast.
- shabsslg (913)
- [2008-07-23 9:41]
This is one more perfect image from you. So natural in colours. Perfect lighting, depth & sharpness. May the omnipotent bestow you the power to withstand this time of your trial & tribulation. We all are with you. Do not leave us for what we [collectively, uploaders, critiquers, commenters, ws editors] could not prevent with our little say over here.
- liziafa (1231)
- [2008-07-23 10:19]
Very good sharp, colors and DOF.
Very well done!
- jignasi (27917)
- [2008-07-23 10:43]
Buen trabajo de encuadre y un excelente enfoque Joe !!!
Buen tratamiento de la luz y los colores en toda la toma. Un buen trabajo.
Saludos: Josep Ignasi Tejedor.
- gracious (13068)
- [2008-07-23 10:59]
I thank you for your beautiful friendship and your talented sharing with us from the past!
enjoy your break and will miss you, hope to see you soon!
- pekkavalo1 (6789)
- [2008-07-23 11:17]
Very good to see one more posting from you. This is an excellent macro shot. I especially like the small details like the fine hair underneath the butterfly and how it is displayed. Great with pin sharp details and excellent lighting as always. Hope to see you back soon!
- boreocypriensis (9571)
- [2008-07-23 11:34]
Hi My friend OWLMAN!
GREAT SHOT as usual! Thanks for all. Take Care!
PS. I also decided to take a break (at least a month!) from TN until everything be back in peace!
- PeterZ (49139)
- [2008-07-23 13:12]
A breath-taking photo in complete perfection.
Very high quality.
I fully agree with you all.
I shall miss your wonderful photos and I hope you come back soon. We can't without your talent.
- horia (16656)
- [2008-07-23 14:35]
My friend, you made each of our own stay here on TN more enjoyable, too!
Sorry to see this stuff going on here...i just hope everything will get on track soon and all the wonderful members will come back and keep posting their high quality works.
This is a truly splendid job and the quality of your equipment and skill definitely shows.
The texture you managed to retain from this butterfly is absolutely amazing and the small transcendent colors are very attractive!
Cheers, take care and keep shooting!
- maurydv (36428)
- [2008-07-23 15:58]
splendida immagine di commiato per la tua pausa, che spero possa essere molto piacevole; straordinaria definizione dei dettagli, fantastici i colori e BG.
Grazie e complimenti.
- Luis52 (15809)
- [2008-07-23 17:54]
Great image as usual in Your work. I am very sad for what is going on here in TN, so I decided to take a "Vacation" for at least one month or until everthing back to normal. Going to miss all of You.
Ps. Many thanks for this excellent Macro.
- ramthakur (56953)
- [2008-07-24 0:11]
Remarkable image of the Common Blue, Joe.
In this capture too, your deft handling of your 180mm has given you a sharp, crisp and colourful picture.
Relax and enjoy your break.
When the things would be back to normal, I am sure you would come back with many more fresh and beautiful images like this one.
Bye and take care.
- IgorDeleze (30)
- [2008-07-24 13:29]
- Juyona (16891)
- [2008-07-24 15:52]
preciosa macro con efectivo foco,
color y bella composición...
espero tu retorno.
- peter_stoeckl (11530)
- [2008-07-24 23:00]
a Common Blue at rest shown with precision and tender care.
A state of peaceful relaxation that looks quite inviting, indeed.
Delight to see the precision of your work by which you are revealing finest details on wings, furry body and legs, mouth parts.
The soft natural light allows us to see so many slightly different delicate hues.
A very carefully arranged simple and clear composition stands in perfect harmony in front of an ideally well supporting neutral background.
Due to a wisely chosen short depth of field, the curved leave's gradual drift into softness adds to the atmospheric beauty of that image.
Thank you for this wonderful, very enjoyable posting.
Have a very good time to relax and enjoy.
Looking forward to seeing you again.
- Silvio2006 (102073)
- [2008-07-25 1:49]
Hi Joe, great diagonal composition with elegant butterfly, beautiful colors, good details and excellent sharpness, very well done, ciao Silvio
- loot (11276)
- [2008-07-25 6:24]
It is great to see that positive mind-set starting to shine through again. It is that climb-in-and-work-for-success attitude that has seen your speedy growth into a remarkable photographer and as a very valuable member of the family on this site. I am confident that you will overcome the quandaries at hand. I believe that eventually (and I hope to see it sooner than later) the normality will settle in and once again we will experience good times on TrekNature and see your wonderful contributions on all fronts and activities of the site. Thanks for your commendable gesture towards all those you have mentioned and acknowledged in your notes.
You have nailed this little common blue in an excellent capture. Great sharpness of details overall with just a slight bit of falloff in the range of the DOF showing on the tip of the antennae's. The stunning BG aids to bring the sharp detail of the body hair and the lovely contours of the butterfly's profile to the fore. The colours are rich and that is especially visible in the attractive patterns on the underwing.
Very well done and TFS.
I'll be on the lookout for you with anticipation.
- Silke (5458)
- [2008-07-25 10:09]
I must say that this is a truly amazing little capture -- every delicate details is crisp and clear
- claudine (0)
- [2008-07-25 11:40]
I have been away lately, taking on and off vacations... It's hard for me to follow what happened here recently... Anyway, this is an excellent capture of a cute little creature. You have caught superb details in good composition. We don't have many butterflies here this summer... Thanks,
- pierrefonds (12974)
- [2008-07-26 8:54]
The close-up image of the butterfly on the leave is allowing us to see the details and colors of the insect which are clear and sharp. The light brings out the best of the colors. I am not to sure what happened, your work will be missed.
- rousettus (19818)
- [2008-07-27 17:11]
great macro for common blue.
I enjoy also your posts here. I hope everything very well again. have a nice holiday, friend
- JoshLewis (909)
- [2008-07-28 20:20]
Very nice butterfly Joey! You captured the details quite well, and have a very long note too! I'm glad to be back! :-) Thanks for sharing! Cheers Josh Lewis.
- JORAPAVI (4643)
- [2008-08-01 8:34]
Preciosa foto que nos muestras en una bella composición, con gran nitidez y detalles, luz y fondo agradables, espero que disfrutes de este tiempo y espero volver a disfrutar pronto de tus fotos, muchas gracias por compartirlas, un cordial saludo
- elizabeth (10)
- [2008-08-02 3:29]
Great detail and technically excellent. Looking forward to seeing more of your work on your return.
- Alex99 (23735)
- [2008-08-02 9:17]
We are waiting for you and your new amazing shot here.
Now I wish to say thanks a lot for your contribution. This shot is worthy your gallery. Great, very attractive POV and ultimate sharpness of the cute butterfly. Leaf add nice smooth BG create a wonderful BG for your beauty. My compliments and best wishes.