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Celastrina argiolus

Celastrina argiolus
Photo Information
Copyright: Jose Cobo (Cobo) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-04-19
Categories: Insects
Camera: fujifilm finepix s1500
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-06-11 14:16
Viewed: 1064
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Holly Blue (Celastrina argiolus)[1] is a butterfly that belongs to the Lycaenids or Blues family and is native to Eurasia and North America.

The Holly Blue is a beautiful butterfly, with pale silver-blue wings spotted with pale ivory dots. In Europe, the first generation feeds mainly on Holly (Ilex aquifolium) but the second generation uses a range of foodplants.
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  • Great 
  • NikosR Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 3 N: 447] (3436)
  • [2014-06-11 22:11]

Hello Jose

Very nice picture, excellent DOF and bokeh, nice sharp and fine details, diagonal align



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

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-06-12 3:47]

Hi Jose,beautiful capture of the holly blue,one of the most common butterfly in my country too,perfect exposure and details and very nice composition too.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

hallo Jose
great details of this beauty with good sharpness and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

Ciao Jose. Beautiful natural colours very good details.


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