Striped Hairstreak (Satyrium liparops)
|Copyright: Derek Grant (PeakXV)
|Date Taken: 2014-08-18|
|Camera: Canon EOS 650D|
|Exposure: f/6.3, 1/320 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2014-08-25 6:04|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|A Striped Hairstreak feeding on Goldenrod. These are not too uncommon yet they are very smallish, move slowly and methodically, and thus can be very hard to spot. |
Species: S. liparops
Binomial name: Satyrium liparops (Le Conte, )
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The colors of this butterfly are wonderful. As I see you post a splendid specie with perfect focus. Excellent contrast and fantastic sharpness.
Thanks for sharing!
- [2014-08-25 8:15]
Very nice image of this lycaenid, splendid sharpness, fine details either two antenae, very nice composition, nice BG color.
great sharpness and good details
the light and colours are beautiful
thanks gr lou
Interesting butterfly Derek! Nice photo with wonderful colours and good sharpness.
- [2014-08-25 16:36]
Hi Derek,the decentralized composition is a bit strange,but the pic is truly interesting to the butterflies fans like me,a very rare specie not often seen on TN,caught with a spectacular quality of detail,colors and exposure,i like it!!! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
Ciao Derek, great macro of lovely little butterfly on beautiful flower, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio