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Lampides boeticus

Lampides boeticus
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Copyright: nagaraj vn (nagraj) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-01-25
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Micro-Nikkor 105mm f.4
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/45 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-02-05 3:55
Viewed: 2862
Points: 36
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Lampides boeticus - Pea Blue
Lycaenidae family

This one not new to TN or me but who can resist the temptation to capture this beauty again, under this beautiful and perfect lighting conditions I just yielded.

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Hello nagaraj,
this is a superb macro shot.
Great focus on the Pea Blue, with very fine details.
Excellent composition and superb OOF BG.
Very well done

Best regards

hello nagraj,
we are neighbours today, i have posted a mantis near your butterfly, take care :-), fine presentation of the pee blue, the composition is good ( your style) and the dull bg offers good contrast,
tfs & regards

hello Nagaraj
beautiful composition and great colours

greeting lou

Hello Nagaraj,
very beautiful shot of little butterfly! I like composition, colours and BG.

Best regards, Leonid

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  • pvs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
  • [2009-02-05 6:33]

Hi Nagaraj,

A well diagonally composed capture of this pea blue butterfly,tfs


Hi Nagaraj.
A nice capture of this beautiful peablue. Superb composition and excellent lighting. Good details too but could have been better. Thanks a lot for sharing.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2009-02-05 8:34]

Hello Nagraj,
Very beautiful photo in a great composition. Good sharpness and POV. Splendid soft colours. The BG is gorgeous.

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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2009-02-05 8:35]

Very sharp details and wonderful colors.

Ciao Nagaraj, beautiful diagonal composition with lovely little Lycaenidae, perfect focus and wonderful blurry BG, splendid light and colors, excellent sharpness and fine details, very well done, ciao Silvio

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2009-02-05 11:28]

Hello Nagaraj,
Very good composition. Superb sharp picture of this beautiful butterfly. Good light and very beautiful colours.
Best regards Siggi

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2009-02-05 11:59]

Hi Nagaraj.This is a fine close up of the beautiful butterfly which you have taken with fine detail andd natural colours. I do like the your POV/DOF and the plain colour to the BG. well done TFS.

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  • vral Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 65 W: 1 N: 218] (1049)
  • [2009-02-05 21:39]

Hello Nagaraj,

Very nice closeup of this Pea Blue posing on a diagonal grass blade. I like the light management and the colors. BG and composition are great.
Thanks for sharing

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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2009-02-06 6:47]

Hello Nagaraj, I can understand the temptation to capture the shot. Wonderful composition and lovely BG. Nice colors. Ganesh

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  • Mana Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1772 W: 36 N: 5597] (18598)
  • [2009-02-07 22:30]

Hi Nagaraj,
Wonderful shot of this tiny butterfly with such lovely colours and markings on its under wings. Fine pose captured on that grass blade and the BG is so smooth and contrasting. Great image from you again.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2009-02-09 7:06]

Hello Nagraj,
A fine closed-wing capture of a Pea Blue taken from an ideal POV with good sharpness against a pleasing neautral BG and excellent lighting. The composition on the sloping blade of grass is superb.
Thanks for sharing this beauty,
Best regards,

Hello Nagaraj

Terrific composition.
Simple,excellent POV and wonderful colours.
The clarity is very good with sharp focus against a lovely OOF BG.
Nicely done.


Hi Nagaraj,

I really impress on you micro. Composition and so natural.Great work.TFS and have a nice weekend.


Hi Nagraj,

As you know had been traveling and did not find time to log on TN for a while, very similar composition compared to that of Ram's recent picture, but I like the way you have composed it with lot of space. tfs.

Hi Nagaraj
Wonderful capture.
In this picture made of wonderful details, very good clarity and nice color.

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