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Plain Tiger

Plain Tiger
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Copyright: Chi Liu (chiliu) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1457 W: 0 N: 1176] (6526)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-02-14
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Sigma 150mm F2.8 APO Macro DG HSM, Sigma 72mm MC UV Filter
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/100 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Australian Butterflies 1 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-02-17 18:58
Viewed: 4783
Favorites: 2 [view]
Points: 66
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Plain Tiger
Danaus chrysippus
Wingspan 7-8cm

The body is black with many white spots. The wings are tawny the upper side being bright and richer than the underside. The apical half of the fore wing is black with a white band. The hind wing has 3 black spots around the centre.

SkyF, Gerson, petrudamsa, wallhalla15, Dando, AndyB, ALIRIZA, liquidsunshine, metcher, phlr, Dave, dew77, scottevers7, coasties, marhowie, fiyo has marked this note useful
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  • aido Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 1044 W: 156 N: 1218] (4046)
  • [2006-02-17 19:33]

Hi Chi,
Beautiful macro shot, great POV for a perfect side on view. Superb detail, good DOF, really nice shot.

Salut Chi Liu
Superbe de photo les couleurs sont ravissantes les détails sont très bien définis très beau cadrage

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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2006-02-17 20:34]

Excellent Macro, superb sharpness, beautiful colors. A wonderful POV, it stands out beautiful from the background. A lovely composition.

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2006-02-17 20:40]

Beautiful POV and great clarity with sharp details and quiet colors.
I like the simple composition and the gorgeous background. TFS. : )

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  • Luis52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1175 W: 8 N: 4240] (15809)
  • [2006-02-17 21:01]

Hola Chi.- Otra exelnte foto de esta bella mariposa, Muy buena luz, y sobresalen los detalles. Gracias por compartir Luis52

This is a beautiful butterfly and well composed image, Chi.

The details, colors, exposure, BG and POV are fantastic.

Great work, thank you!

Hi Chi,
a beautiful picture of a beautiful butterfly.
Great details and DOF. The shallow DOF makes the butterfly stands of very nicely from the BG.
Lovely colours and good POV.
Great work.

Hello my friend,

Great pose of this Danaus.
I didn't know that this specie is riching Australia too in its migration.

Regards, Petru

You're the master! Gorgeous.

Hello Chi, beautiful butterfly shot. Very good colors, great POV/DOF, excellent sharpness and good informative note. This is a great presentation. Thank you for posting.

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  • Dando Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 637 W: 32 N: 792] (3084)
  • [2006-02-18 4:24]

Hi Chi,another great pose of this butterfly. Excellent detail, sharpness, colour and DOF, as we have come to expect from you. TFS.

Hello Chi!
'Plain Tiger' made my day on the TN, so I love it here more than anyone else I guess.
It is such a wonderful crystal clear picture you got here.

Hi Chi !
Excellent macro, very beautiful butterfly. It's very close and well detailed. I liked POV, colors,lighting and composition also. Thanks for sharing your pictures with us.

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  • AndyB Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1366 W: 32 N: 1351] (3982)
  • [2006-02-18 4:37]

Hello Chi,
A great capture.
Excellent composition and POV,perfect BG.
Superb,well done.


Beautiful portrait, with a fine balance of contrast, subtlety and sharpness. Another excellent photograph.

Beau cadrage, belle position du papillon et netteté irréprochable.
Félicitations !

Excellent capture Chi,
Good detail, colours and very sharp.
Composition and exposure are good. Good POV and DOF.
Thanks for posting, have a great weekend.

Hi Chi,
soooo beautiful, I like this pretty butterfly very much. Sharpness and colours are excellent as usual, bye
Sabine - wishnugaruda

Hi, Chi.
Nice shot. Nothing to complain about. Excellent composition, pose, DOF, exposure and sharpness.

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  • phlr Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1237 W: 130 N: 882] (2821)
  • [2006-02-18 11:14]

Wonderful photo of this beautiful butterfly!
Very good BG!
Very good POV!
Wonderful colours!
Very good on details!

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  • Dave Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 503 W: 43 N: 657] (2178)
  • [2006-02-18 13:51]

Excellent and beautiful Chi!

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2006-02-18 14:31]

Hello Chi!
Wonderful macro.POV,crisp clear details,blurred BG,
sharpness,colors,framing and composition are excellent.

Hi Chi,
Simply perfect! They do not get any better than this. Great work!

Everything here is just perfect Chi. Congrats!

well chi a gain a nice examplar,
a well taken shot, technical perfect, good in pov and a wonderfull dof, a very good photo, well done.
gr. jaap

Hey Chi,

Nice shot. Great POV and nice details.
Lovely colors.
Well done

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  • EOSF1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1393 W: 119 N: 5267] (23955)
  • [2006-02-19 11:12]

Another perfect butterfly, superb composition, great colors. Numero Uno DOF. Thanks,


What a great work my friend.
The details is great, the composition veery good and the light & colours outstanding. I specially like the natural atmosphere.
A fine work my friend. I liked the last ones you posted too, very beautiful macros.
Best regards, Felipe.

Excellent Chi Liu, wish it was mine! ;-)
Very good work.

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  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2006-02-21 3:58]

Excellent macro Chi,
Very good lighting, sharp and detailed image, very nice colours

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  • hekcik Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 291 W: 15 N: 305] (1827)
  • [2006-02-25 16:52]

Hi Chi,

This is a beautiful butterfly and well composed image, great work!


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  • RII Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 481 W: 0 N: 895] (2862)
  • [2006-03-08 18:24]

Hi Chiliu.
This photo is simple fantastic, alls is perfect,composition colors details light, the composition and presentation is wonderful, the butterfly is great.

Thanks and I wait more photos, tips, comment and critique of you.

Saludos desde MEXICO...RICARDO.

excellent makro. This butterfly is very beautiful.

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