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Blue Tiger

Blue Tiger
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Copyright: Pearl Rynjah (Pearl) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 105 W: 25 N: 76] (321)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-05-18
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC T10
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-05-26 6:25
Viewed: 3370
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hello Friends,

This is a shot of a Blue Tiger shot in Butterfly Park in Bangalore. I love the patterns of the wings and i tried to do justice to this butterfly to bring out it's beauty. Hope you all like it.

Here are some details of Blue Tiger Butterfly and hope it's useful.

Scientific classification:-

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Papilionoidea
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Danainae
Genus: Tirumala
Species: T. limniace
Binomial name: Tirumala limniace

Upperside black, with bluish-white semihyaline spots and streaks. Fore wing: interspace 1 two streaks, sometimes coalescent, with a spot beyond cell: a streak from base and an outwardly indented spot at its apex; a large oval spot at base of interspace 2, another at base of interspace 3, with a smaller spot beyond it towards termen; five obliquely placed preapical streaks, and somewhat irregular subterminal and terminal series of spots, the latter the smaller. Hind wing: interspaces 1b, 1a, and 1 with streaks from base, double in the latter two, cell with a forked broad streak, the lower branch with a hook, or spur-like slender loop, at base of 4 and 5 a broad elongate streak, and at base of 6 a quadrate spot; beyond these again a number of scattered unequal subterminal and terminal spots.

In Kolkata, West Bengal, India.Underside: basal two-thirds of fore wing dusky black, the apex and hind wing olive-brown; the spots and streaks much as on the upperside, Antennae, head and thorax black, the latter two spotted and streaked with, white; abdomen dusky above, ochraceous spotted with white beneath.

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ramthakur, Argus, eqshannon, MMM, nglen, maurydv, Noisette, greghume, valy67 has marked this note useful
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Glorious shot of a Blue Tiger, Pearl.
Have you got a new camera? That apart, your skills have gone up several notches in the recent past. Congratulations for coming out with this razor sharp picture of an attractive butterfly.
The focus is spot on and the colours and details are at their best in this picture.
Well done and keep shooting!

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2009-05-26 7:56]
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Hello Pearl,
This closed-wing capture of the Blue Tiger butterfly is super sharp! Not only that, it is a fine fresh specimen. Shows well against the yellow leguminous flowers though maybe I would have placed the butterfly a little more to the left.
A fine shot though and thanks for sharing it,
Best regards,

BTW what's happened to Fartash?

Ciao Pearl, elegant butterfly on wonderful yellow flower, splendid colors, fine details and excellent sharpness, very well done, ciao Silvio

This picture is a sharp and naturally colorful. It shows how well on all brand camera can do although Sony is not off brand. It takes a good I to take a good picture. This picture almost has a dynamic quality to it. Very well framed.

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2009-05-26 10:02]

Hi Pearl
Nice capture.Good POV and sharp image.Colors are ebautiful.
TFS Michel

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2009-05-26 11:54]

Hi Pearl. You have taken a veru sharp well focused picture of this butterfly. We can see every detail with bright colours. All with interesting notes. well done TFs.

Hello Pearl,
what a wonderful picture of the Blue Tiger taken with superb sharpness and splendid colours, very well composed with the beautiful natural environment.
Best regards

Hello Pearl
wow ! this shot is very beautiful, crisp clear sharp details on the butterfly
nice pose of this blue tiger on this pretty yellow flower
great composition, wonderful colors and very good POV and DOF
Thanks a lot for sharing

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2009-05-27 14:46]

Hi Pearl,a very great pic.The quality of sharpness is impressive,and the colors too are over the top!! This is a great gift to a butterflies lover like me!!My best compliments,have a nice day,LUCIANO.

Hello Pearl,
Both tiger and bloom are in sharp focus and the light gives us great texture on the wings. I agree that the left side of the frame is somewhat uninteresting, but this is an excellent shot overall.

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  • valy67 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1727 W: 59 N: 3060] (9219)
  • [2009-06-02 11:51]

Hello Pearl !
This Blue Tiger is very beautiful, I love his colors and makings, and you have captured him so nicely - excellent sharp details, nice natural colors, wonderful composition and POV. The flowers he is sitting on are also very beautiful and together with the butterfly it makes a lovely scenery. Very well done !

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