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Peacock


Peacock
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Copyright: john vantighem (john1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 122 W: 0 N: 439] (3410)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-08-11
Categories: Insects
Camera: Fujifilm 30exr, Minolta AF 75-300, Sandisk Ultra II 4Gb
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-08-14 8:33
Viewed: 2544
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Peacock is a familiar sight in gardens across the British Isles and is unmistakable, with quite spectacular eyes on the upperside of the hindwings that give this butterfly its name. These eyes must appear very threatening to predators, such as mice, that confront this butterfly head-on, where the body forming a "beak", as shown in the image below.

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Hi John,
a very good macro photo. color, clarity and detail are great.
Jurek

Hi John,
excellent point of view. Unusual. Nice natural colours. Quite good and interesting depth of field.
Thanks for sharing,

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-08-14 11:08]

Hi John,this is one of your best pics talking about the sharpness,very nice perpsective too and excellent high saturation as i like.Thanks for share,have a nice week,Luciano

  • Great 
  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2011-08-14 23:45]

nice image of butterfly sucking nectar from the flower. good work tfs.

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