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Glaucopsyche paphos

Glaucopsyche paphos
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Copyright: yiannis christofides (yiannis) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 625 W: 0 N: 770] (5400)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-03-11
Categories: Insects
Camera: Olympus E3, Olympus Zuiko 35mm Macro F3.5
Exposure: f/8, 1/200 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Butterflies of Europe [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2010-11-22 9:44
Viewed: 4062
Points: 42
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A Cyprus endemic butterfly, on the wing from March to June
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hello Yiannis
WELKOM on TN and you have for the first shot a BEAUTY
great sharpness good details nice light and beautiful colours
GO on
greeting lou

Ciao Yiannis, WELCOME ON TN, great macro of beautiful maiting couple, fine details on lovely butterflies, perfect focus, good blurry BG, wonderful natural colors and splendid sharpness, very well done my friend, BRAVO, ciao Silvio

hi yiannis,

Welcome to TN friend. Very nice pic of this mating butterflies.
Excellent sharpness & nice POV. Thanks for sharing.


Γιάννη καλώς όρισες!

Πολύ καλή φωτογραφία!


Geia sou Yianni,
Kalos ilthate sto TN! Very pretty capture of this lovely endemic Cypriot Blue. Excellent composition and sharpness. Hope you will enjoy this site. I will wait for your next posts. Xairetw,

It is a very beautiful photo. The species is also so interesting.

Hello Yiannis, excellent macro of this endemic butterfly in mating.
Nice composition, details and colours.
TFS and regards,

Γιάννη γεια σου
Εξαιρετική, καλά εστιασμένη φωτογραφία.

Hi Yiannis,
Very beautiful photo in a great composition. Beautiful clear and contrasting colours. Excellent sharpness.(You know I am fom Paphos:)))
Best regards

Yasu Yiannis
welcome to TN. I visited your nice portfolio and I see great shots from Cyprus. This is also great macro shot of pair of endemic lycaenid with great sharpness of focus against blurry BG. I found other two endemic butterflies in Northern Cyprus, but I cant this one. I hope in next visit.
best wishes

Wowww.. what a superb macro Yiannis, even from an endemic beauty in copulo!
Incredible work!


Hi Yiannis, very nice photo of the mating butterflies, a nature beauty. Excellent sharpness and composition!!!

Nice composition and excellent clarity!

Hallo Yiannis,
a superb start on TN; a very beautiful capture of this endemic very beautiful butterfly, very good sharpness and splendid colours, excellent POV and composition
Best regards


Fantastic shot...
TFS :-)

Ciao Yiannis. Top sharp and details with very good colours results. Lovely compo.


Very precise focus and superb depth of field Yiannis! Great natural colors indeed! Seems that you have been quite close to your subjects with this incredible 35mm Zuiko lens! Bravo!
George Veltchev

Hi Yiannis,
A magnificent capture of this beautiful butterfly.
Great composition from an effective point of view with outstanding colours and details.

Hi Yiannis,
nice pair! excellent work
TFS, Ferran

Hello Yiannis,
Excellent first upload with this mating butterfly. The details are amazing and what a fine work with the lens.

Hello Yiannis,
Beautiful capture of loving couple with outstanding clarity and sharpness,nice composition with a perfect POV.
TFS and my regards,

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