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Glanville Fritillary-01

Glanville Fritillary-01
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Copyright: Seyfi Karaman (KOMSIS) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-05-15
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D300, Nikon Nikkor AF-S VR Micro 105mm f/2,8 I
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Butterflies and Moths of TURKIYE (TURKEY) III, Butterflies from Turkey [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-06-18 3:46
Viewed: 3249
Points: 56
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Melitaea cinxia, Linnaeus 1758
Glanville Fritillary

Turkish Name : İperhan Kelebeği

Distribution in the world : The Far East and North Siberia and North Africa lived in the area all Palaeartric.

Living Area : 2.500 mt. from sea level height to be seen.All types can be found in habitats.

Flight time : May to September months flying.

Food Plants of the caterpillar : Caterpillar live together in the first phase, then they leave. Plantago, Veronica, Viola, Centaurea, Hieracium species feed on plants being developed will hibernate for the caterpillar.

Notes : May to July and this month they will begin to fly in the spawning period is also.After feeding all summer caterpillar eggs out of hibernate it.Spent the winter in silken cocoons from the larva and a cocoon again in the spring, while more poop after eating, and butterfly up in a few weeks of will create.Pupa, Our life begins to take a few months.Especially in June populations increases.
Living in the South region than those who live in the north are large and light colored.
Wingspan Male: 38-46 mm
Female: 44-52 mm long.

Source: http://www.leptr.110mb.com/aciklama/Melitaea%20cinxia.htm

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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2009-06-18 3:54]

Hello Seyfi
Nice capture, I like these beautiful colors, perfect focus and clear BG. Well done.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2009-06-18 4:01]

Hi Seyfi,surely the best side of this frittillary,the colors and the design of this butterfly are fantastics..and you take this pic very very perfectly,excellent sharpness and great point of view!! My best compliments,have a nice day,Luciano

Merhaba Seyfi,
keskinlik ve detayları ile mükemmel bir çekim.


Hi Seyfi

Great shot of this attractive butterfly
Good composition with a great green background
Great sharpness and pattern details


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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2009-06-18 4:55]

Hello Seyfi,
Excellent sharp detailed presentation of this butterfly in wonderful clear colours and a good composition. Great POV and OOF BG.

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  • cloud Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 497 W: 111 N: 1535] (9539)
  • [2009-06-18 5:00]

Hello Seyfi,
Your shot in profile is very good. The butterfly is sharp against blurred BG, good light.
Regards, Pawel

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2009-06-18 5:03]

Hello Seyfi,
A very fine and beautiful picture of Meltiaea cinxia, showing perfectely the patterns and colors of its beautiful wings and the marvellous blue eye. Pleasant blurred background too.
An excellent shot!
Thanks and kind regards

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  • elif Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 164 W: 0 N: 101] (466)
  • [2009-06-18 5:25]

Merhaba Seyfi Hocam,
Çok güzel bir kelebek türü, harika bir makro...
Bu arada arazide artık kuş yanında kelebeklere de takılır oldum:)Kelebek fotoğrafları çekmeyi ögreniyor gibiyim:)Umarım sizin gibi güzel kelebek makroları çekebilirim.
Elinize sağlık

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2009-06-18 6:08]

amazing clarity and design of this beautiful butterfly with fine pose and background. tfs.

Seyfi Bey, detaylarıyla, netliğiyle, renklerin güzelliğiyle 4/4 lük bir kare.
Ellerinize sağlık, harika.

Merhaba Seyfi,

A beautiful capture with nice colors, sharpness, and details. Well done & TFS.

Salam & Regards


Hello Seyfi,
what a wonderful picture of the Glanville Fritillary taken from an excellent POV with superb sharpness to show perfectly the underside wings in a very nice composition, a very great work.
Best regards
Ciao Maurizio

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2009-06-18 9:57]

Hello Seyfi,
WOW. This is outstanding. Stunning colors and sharpness. Great exposure and DOF. Perfect detail. A very nice composition.
Best regards Siggi

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2009-06-18 10:09]

merhaba Seyfi,
A very fine macro of M. cinxia showing the underside of the wings with excellent sharpness and from an ideal POV against a contrasting neutral BG.
Excellent shot!
Thanks and best regards,

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2009-06-18 12:10]

Hi Seyfi. A fine close up with first class detail. A good POV so we can see the wing markings with bright colours. The Glanville Fritillary stands out so well from the BG. well done tFS.

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  • joey Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1739 W: 224 N: 6872] (24909)
  • [2009-06-18 15:11]

Hi Seyfi,
What an outstanding photo!
Very nice colours.
Great sharpness.
Superb composition.

Well done,


Merhaba Seyfi Bey İperhan dilberinden nefis bir makro daha.
Bakış açınız, alan derinliği, detaylar ve doğal renkler ile estetk bir çalışma olmuş.
Elinize sağlık.

Hi Seyi
Nice capture.
Great details,great clarity and nice colots.

Hello Seyfi
this Glanville Fritillary is wonderful and very very sharp
great pose and POV
superb colors and BG
Have a great WE

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  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2009-06-19 17:26]

Hi Seyfi,

This butterfly does not look at all familiar to me! A beautiful shot showing off the wonderful colors and marvelous wing patterns. Super sharp details of the head, wings and body. A lovely pose, background and composition.


An excellent shot, Seyfi...
Very sharp with beautiful colours and excellent detail to the eye!

hello Seyfi
marvellously capture and photo

Hello Seyfi
wonderful shot of this beautiful Melitaea cinxia with very impressive sharpness, colours and details. Great hand of light and exposure with perfect focusing.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2009-06-24 3:43]

Salam Seyfi,
wow...what a nice and breathtaking shot of the butterfly. Nice colours and the sharpness is brilliant.
The colour and pattern is very exciting and interesting.
well presented shot.


Fantastic details and very very good contrast. Excellent macro in amazing BG.


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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2009-06-25 21:01]

Hello Seyfi,
A beautiful butterfly shown here with sharp details and very good light.
The colors are rich with good contrast against a clean BG.
A wonderful image all in all.
TFS. : )

Ciao Seyfi, splendid Melitaea with fantastic colors, beautiful macro with fine details and wonderful sharpness, very well done, ciao Silvio

Hallo Seyfi
I am currently running a tight schedule and do not have time for a proper critique, but I my oh my, I could not let the opportunity pass to leave a few words at this striking image. Like all your previous postings this butterfly is captured with style and pride. The colours and patterns of this Glanville Fritillary is exquisite and striking. Very interesting flower it is captured on. Thanks for sharing and although words are few, appreciation is plenty. Best regards.

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