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Perfection is not the only beauty


Perfection is not the only beauty
Photo Information
Copyright: Carmem Busko (carmem_busko) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 32 N: 91] (431)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-04-22
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon 350D (Digital Rebel XT), Canon 55-200mm EF f/4.5-5.6 II USM, Hoya Circ Polarizer
Exposure: f/8, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-05-01 2:22
Viewed: 4513
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Surviving...

If a butterfly's wings are touched, some of the scales can rub off. The slipperiness and easy detachment of butterfly scales may help butterflies escape predators. If a butterfly loses some of its scales, it will be able to fly; however, if a butterfly is over-touched, other damage could be done to the wing which could prevent the butterfly from flying.

See hospital to know something about fixing butterflies wings.

All critiques are welcome!

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To drmw: I changed the title..carmem_busko 1 05-01 08:43
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Hi Carmem

This butterfly has seen better days. Well done on a great image. DoF is excellent. :-)

What a nice shot.
i like the colours and composition
well done. Carme.

Hi Carmen

I think he has lost more than a few scales.

Pity would have been a good pic...but you can only photograph what is available at the time.

Rgds Mike

Very good composition of this poor damaged butterfly.
Good sharpness and DOF
Chris

wow!! incredible detail. Perfect DOF

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