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Hipparchia fagi

Hipparchia fagi
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Copyright: Anne Gattlen (anel) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-08-24
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-09-22 11:28
Viewed: 1875
Points: 22
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Woodland Grayling
Grosser Waldportier

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Satyrinae
Wingspan: 66-76mm
Habitat: Woodedges
Distribution, Europe, especially south of the Alps

The butterfly was in a vertical pose, I rotated the picture to show better the patterns of its wings.
In my area I never could take a shot of this very shy species.

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Ciao Anne. Good details and colours results despite the difficult light.


Hello Anne,
Attractive colour of this specie and its surrounding areas.Details are showing its beauty.The colour is helpful for camouflage.Nice presentation and thanks for showing such species.
Regards and have a nice time,

Ciao Anne, great macro of lovely butterfly, splendid light, excellent sharpness, fine details and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

hallo Anne
great sharpness picture ,good details and nice light
thanks greeting lou

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  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2013-09-22 23:26]

good work. nicely presented with fantastic closeup of the butterfly. tfs.

Hello Anne
A beauty in difficult light my dear.Great POV and composition,wonderful natural colours and great details.Thank You.
Best wishes

Hello Anne,
Another lovely capture in fine details and clarity,beautiful colours scheme its saturation. TFS.

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-09-23 8:14]

Fine image of this Grayling...wonder how you found it, so much camouflage..beautiful texture too. tfs.

Hello Anne
Superb capture with perfect sharpness and colour.
more or less monochrome.. great.
best wishes,

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-09-23 10:21]

Hi Anne,
Interesting color tone,excellent details and focus
with nice composition.
Regards Jiri.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-09-23 15:20]

Salut Anne,je revien depuis la Grece avec seulement 4 papillons a montres,dont une est l'espece que toi nous montre aujourd'hui..ehehe...une tres belle capture,bien tournee' en horizontal,un peu desaturee' selon moi mais avec dea details au top.Mes compliments et belle journee',Luciano

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