Born To The Purple
- Janice (18832)
- [2006-07-10 4:22]
So this is a psychedelic butterfly with changing wing colours Greg? How exciting for you, and you do show him well. I like the yellow bands it has on its arms too, quite different! Good shot my friend.
16C here and when the sun is out it gets even warmer!
- wallhalla15 (13829)
- [2006-07-10 4:44]
Congrats Greg, this is an excellent butterfly shot. I wish it would be mine. I never saw this beautiful butterfly. Excellent sharpness, great colours, lighting and great POV too. I like it very much. Thank you for posting.
- AndyB (3982)
- [2006-07-10 5:56]
A very good capture of this rare beauty.
Nice vivid colours,good details and POV.
Very well done.
- liziafa (1231)
- [2006-07-10 5:58]
Piekne makro i bardzo ciekawy kadr.
Bdb robota :-)
- dew77 (13270)
- [2006-07-10 6:44]
Excellent close up.I liked especially POV and use of light a lot.Colors,cross framing,details and composition are also wonderful.Have a great week!
- scottevers7 (12309)
- [2006-07-10 7:20]
I think it looks great! Amazing vivd colors. Although it is not razor sharp, detail is still very high quality. I think the composition and framing are perfect. Great addition to your portifilo!
- Oz1 (1012)
- [2006-07-10 8:02]
A lovely photo. although your comment, I think the image is in great shape. colors are great and so are details.
BG and POV are beautifull,
very well done and TFS!!
- ramthakur (56953)
- [2006-07-10 8:35]
I find one side of its wings brown and the other blue, Greg. Maybe something to do with my laptop monitor. How I hate these screens, but what to do? You can't carry your desktops with you! I am in transit at the moment, heading towards India.
Maybe because of the dual colours I can see in this butterfly, I guess I like it better that way.
Take care and bye.
- phlr (2821)
- [2006-07-10 8:58]
Very good photo of this beautiful Nymphalidae Grzegorz!
I like the light on the wings that shows one with blue tone!
Very good POV with wings open!
Good DOF and details!
5* and TFS!
- extramundi (13178)
- [2006-07-10 9:10]
At first I thought it was David Bowie´s butterfly :)
I have seen this changing textures on common blues or small buttelflies, but not a blue reflection on a brown middle sized like this one. My first time too.
And quality is not that bad... what I am not sure if it was your cam or your hand what did not work well over 40şC :DD
- wkshelton (5492)
- [2006-07-10 13:11]
Hello greg, excllent colors, Bg, POV DOF Perfect details, Everything is really crisp, TFS Kyle
- liquidsunshine (5437)
- [2006-07-10 15:45]
Good detail, colours and sharpness. exposure and lighting are good. Good POV and composition.
Thanks for posting, have a great week.
Could you send some of your hot weather over here, it's been a wet and dull few days :(
- puciu (2631)
- [2006-07-10 16:50]
Zdjęcie jest wystarczająco dobre i na pewno warto było za motylem trochę pobiegać. Wspaniała zdobycz. Gratuluję.
- jossim (12636)
- [2006-07-10 18:30]
Cepapillon est superbe avec ses ailes de différente couleur. Bravo pour cette belle capture.
- cosmln (1952)
- [2006-07-11 1:59]
yes this is an A.ilia from clytie form, the species is very common here in ROmania in lowland area close to water, specially river.
nice image with blue and yellow, TFS,
- coasties (28054)
- [2006-07-11 4:04]
Excellent work. Nice POV, good depth of colour. Good quality work. Well done :-)
- valy67 (9219)
- [2006-07-11 10:13]
Hi Greg ! What a wonderful butterfly, with changing colors ! Must have been great to encounter such a beautiful insect, it's like a glistening jewel ! Quality is not that bad and i'm glad you posted it. Good details and wonderful vivid colors, great PO, nice composition, I like it very much.
- thistle (9282)
- [2006-07-11 12:13]
I've seen them too but they are really difficult to capture. They visit my pond for water but when you get a little closer they quickly fly away. I'm impressed that you managed to capture it. I'm impressed with your courage of going outside in this heat too ;-)
VERY WELL DONE!
- eruyanik (5046)
- [2006-07-12 4:22]
Yeah, what an interesting wings! Well seen and beautifully taken. Amazing shot!
- marhowie (486)
- [2006-07-12 9:57]
Beautiful colors and very well exposed mf..
Like the head down comp. and angle of the b-fly as well :) Very nice details,
Very well done.
- peter_stoeckl (11530)
- [2006-07-19 9:46]
excellent shot of the Lesser Purple Emperor in its "clytie" variation with the white stripes turned brown. Beautiful pose,
and the striking iridenscence very well captured.
Congratulations! Best regards,
- OzBY (1355)
- [2006-07-21 10:38]
Great picture of this butterfly.
Great POV, color, DOF, sharpness and color.