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On flying insects-13


On flying insects-13
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Copyright: Dietrich Meyer (meyerd) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 583 W: 64 N: 2237] (7529)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2018-07-29
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony DSC RX10 IV, Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* 28-200 mm
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/4000 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2018-08-17 1:59
Viewed: 221
Points: 4
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On flying insects-13:

Here a Meadow Brown ( Maniola jurtina, Ochsenauge. Satyridae) is flying on its back ! This was not the result of a freak wind. The butterfly started this way from the underside of a flower. I noticed the same behaviour with other butterflies. "The underlying theme of TrekNature is learning more about the world through nature photography": while I am unable to improve the technique of shooting flying insects with the existing equipment, I am still surprised about some results. Enjoy!
Additional technical stuff: ISO 640, tele 370 mm eq.

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Ciao Dietrich, fantastic inflight capturee, wonderful natural colors, excellent clarity and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6148 W: 89 N: 15271] (63920)
  • [2018-08-22 14:12]

Hi Dietrich,a difficult perspective but the result is another time excellent,i hate this species because is very invasive in my country and not beautiful to see too...ehehe..have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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