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Copyright: Paulo Tcr (tcr) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 158 W: 8 N: 538] (3384)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-08
Categories: Insects
Camera: Panasonic FZ40
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-02-28 7:49
Viewed: 3038
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Papilio hectorides

(Esper, 1794)

Some subtropical areas in South America.

Wingspam of about 14 cm.

Constantly flapping wings as feeding on nectar and spending few seconds on each flower.

Distance from lens to butterfly of about 3 meters, focal length at 600 mm (35 mm equivalent).


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  • aljy Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 47 W: 4 N: 42] (593)
  • [2012-02-28 7:56]

hello paulo

what a capture it is! ruler of the area!
excellent focus and sharphness.wnderful
natural colour.tfs

have a nice day.

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  • thijs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 82 W: 1 N: 104] (529)
  • [2012-02-28 9:37]

Hi Paulo

beautifull butterfly! Very nice details on both the butterfly as well as on the flowers. i like your composition. Your background draws a little bit too much attention.


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  • ana974 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 477 W: 48 N: 968] (4857)
  • [2012-02-28 10:55]

Oi Paulo!
Belíssima foto com essa linda borboleta.Muito boa nitidez e excelente Bg.Parabens!E obrigada por partilhar conosco.
Muito boa tarde pra você!

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-02-28 11:56]

Woow Paulo! A spectacular gift to the butterflies fans of TN like me! What a beautiful papilio and what a fantastic choice of point of view from below,magnificent details,sharpness and colors despite the difficult light.Great!!!Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Hallo Paulo
Your camerawork here is excellent! You captured this butterfly beautifully showing the details of its wings and big eyes so well. The colours is also very pretty and is well seen against the green background. Thanks for sharing a super macro. Best regards.

Borboleta maravilhosa!
A foto está excelente em todos os aspectos
Obrigado pela partilha

Luis Nunes alberto

Hello Paulo!...
WOW!... This picture is almost lika from a DSLR! ... Very perfect! ... Excellent saturation and DOF interesting ... What aperture did you've used here?

Amazing butterfly and impressive photo Paulo! The composition, the lighting and the sharpness are excellent.

Olá Paulo
Belíssima fotografia.Excelente composição,cores e nitidez fantásticas.Parabéns!
Um abraço

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2012-02-29 9:46]

Una foto preciosa, gran nitidez y una luz genial, la mariposa es preciosa y luce muy bien arriba de la flor debido a la buenísima composición que le has dado. Enhorabuena y un saludo.

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