<< Previous Next >>


Photo Information
Copyright: Marius Secan (marius-secan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2007 W: 0 N: 5412] (29598)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-08-13
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D300, NIKON AF-S 105 mm f/2,8 G IF-ED VR II
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/160 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-08-13 12:53
Viewed: 2592
Favorites: 3 [view]
Points: 52
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

The Spotted Fritillary or Red-band Fritillary (Melitaea didyma) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found primarily in Southern and Central Europe.

The wingspan is 35-50 mm. The butterfly flies from April to September depending on the location.

The larvae feed on various plants, including Linaria, Plantago lanceolata, Veronica, Centaurea jacea and Digitalis purpurea.

maaciejka, Dis. Ac., bungbing, cirano, flashpoint, maurydv, anel, siggi, Argus, manuel75 has marked this note useful
Only registered TrekNature members may rate photo notes.
Add Critique [Critiquing Guidelines] 
Only registered TrekNature members may write critiques.
You must be logged in to start a discussion.

Critiques [Translate]

Hi Marius,
really beautiful photo of these butterflies. As usually great sharpness and depth of field.
Amazing colours.
Have a nice Sunday,

  • Great 
  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2011-08-13 13:16]

Hi Marius,
a very good macro photo. color, clarity and detail are great. Congratulations.

Hi Marius,

Wow what a spectacular macro image of this mating spectical my friend, superb sharpness especially the detail in-between the wing veins (this is macro at its best), nothing more to say here Marius but BRAVO!.
Best regards,


  • Great 
  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-08-13 13:31]

Hello Marius,
Fantastic photo in all aspects. High quality! What a beauty!

Hi Marius,
Your macro work is brilliant with commendable sharpness and clarity.Pretty colors,

Hello Marius,

an suburp macro with razor sharpness, good pov and detailss.
Fine colors.


Hello Marius,
An outstanding sharp image, superb clarity, beautiful colours, very good composition and very nice pleasing background, an excellent camera skills!
Thanks for sharing and have a nice evening,
Best Regards,

On Top of my favorite list ..strait !!! Bravo Marius! Another pleasant surprise from you!
George Veltchev

Hello Marius,
great capture of these beautiful butterflies with excellent timing and well chosen POV. Very good sharpness with splendid details and wonderful colours.
Best wishes,

  • Great 
  • ana974 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 477 W: 48 N: 968] (4857)
  • [2011-08-13 16:07]

Hello Marius!
Who said that perfection does not exist? Wrong !!! The perfection exit and I can see it in your pic here! Bravissimo! Outstanding job! TFS
Nice w-end!

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-08-13 16:18]

Hi Marius,pure spectacle,a very nice situation and a fantastic pic,every day a new and magnificent surprise in your gallery! My best compliments,have a nice Sunday,Luciano

  • Great 
  • cirano Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 997 W: 0 N: 944] (13609)
  • [2011-08-13 16:21]

Hi Marius,
This is very good macro shot,excellent composition and excellent sharpness.Great details and colours...
Have a nice Sunday!...

Another great macro Marius! The POV, the composition and the BG are excellent. The colours and the lighting are fantastic. The sharpness is impressive.

Buna Marius,
Un moment bine surprins cu detalii si claritate excelente. Culorile si fundalul intregesc un cadru de 10. Felicitari!
Numai bine,

A superb photo, excellent details and composition.
Wonderful butterflies. regards yiannis

Gracias por tus alabanzas a mi Ephippiger :0) pero es poco comparado
con la alta calidad de tus fotografías como podemos apreciar en este
par de Melitaea d. que nos presentas.
Excelentes luces y colores así como un preciso enfoque.

Saludos y buen Domingo Marius: Josep Ignasi.

perfect intimate capture, greetings Ori

  • Great 
  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2011-08-14 4:23]

Hi Marius,
Excellent macro work.Nice colours with excellent detail.
Good composition and background.
Regards Jiri.

Hallo Marius,
a fantastic macro shot, outstanding sharpness and marvellous colours, point of view, depth of field and composition are excellent
Best regards

  • Great 
  • mikou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 869 W: 68 N: 1479] (6093)
  • [2011-08-14 6:26]

Hi Marius.
Excellent macro shot with an incredibly sharp and fine detail on both butterflies, as usual, on your amazing pictures. Beautiful light and splendid natural colors. It is not easy to capture this scene, but you've captured it on a professional level, really. Congratulations and thank you for sharing.
Best regards

  • Great 
  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-08-14 6:48]

Bonjour Marius,
A magnificent picture of these most beautiful butterflies which are among my preferred. Simple and fine composition and a perfect blurred background.
Fine colors and perfect sharpness as usual. Bravo again!
Kind regards

hello Matius
great details and beautiful colours
Very good light and nice BG
great shot
thanks greeting lou

  • Great 
  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-08-14 12:25]

Hello Marius.
An Excellent shot of the pair of butterflies. Very good natural colours with sharp focusing a nice POV/DOF. Well done TFS.Best regards Siggi

  • Great 
  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2011-08-14 12:39]

Hello Marius,
An excellent capture of a pair of didyma in copula.
The POV is ideal and taken with superb sharpness and natural colours against a clean BG.
Great to view!
Thanks and have a good week,

Marius, this is an excellent macro of these two Fritillary Butterflies. The sharpness, detail and bokeh is outstanding. Have a wonderful week, Bill

Ciao Marius,
Fantastic macro shot here Marius!
All technic aspects are excellent, impressive sharpness.
Thanks for sharing.

Calibration Check