- lovenature (6391)
- [2007-08-17 6:54]
The composition of your butterfly and flower is awesome. You captured a nice view of the butterfly that shows off his bright wing pattern and colour. Excellent POV and DOF. Great note.
- peter_stoeckl (11526)
- [2007-08-17 7:18]
an image of iconic beauty, with a marvellous spectre of juicy subtropical colours, and a very skillfully placed falloff in sharpness that creates a wonderful depth. I love the idea to use the perfectly pictured swallowtail just as an eyecatcher to draw us into the story of Lantana that is shown in generous flowers - and fruits.
Thank you! My best regards,
- angybone (7684)
- [2007-08-17 7:41]
This is awesome...what perfect lighting. The bg is perfect.
The focus is 'spot on.'
- petrudamsa (2544)
- [2007-08-17 8:35]
Although the info about the plant is very good and comprehansive, I still like more the butterfly. Composition and colours are awesome.
- jesst (2441)
- [2007-08-17 10:51]
Very bright picture. Great POV and DOF
- earthtraveler (3483)
- [2007-08-17 11:14]
Very colorful composition. Good detailed focus and POV.
- wishnugaruda (19365)
- [2007-08-17 11:33]
fantastic motive, wonderful shot, I like the colours and the soft BG so much.
And that butterfly is so marvelous, thanks for this beauty
Sabine - wishnugaruda
- grimmel (415)
- [2007-08-17 13:44]
a stunning capture !
very impressive this compostion with the plant and the butterfly and the fantastic 2 coloured BG.
excellent pose of the swallowtail,great DOF and framing.
bright vivid colours.
TFS - carole
- saguzar (7202)
- [2007-08-17 14:58]
Una verdadera maravilla de foto, parece una pintura, me encanta la delicada composición y los colores pastel del fondo, así como los detalles de la mariposa. excelente trabajo
- mirceax (6261)
- [2007-08-17 15:50]
Superba imaginea:pozitia fluturelui, compozitia si culorile sunt de nota 10.La astea se mai adauga un Bg de vis.
Merci pt imagine si pt. comentariile tale.
- Proframe (4096)
- [2007-08-17 16:36]
First of all, thank you very much for the great comments wich only you can write that way. Much appreciated!!!!
As it comes to this image: You are the only one overhere on TN who does think and excecute a butterfly composition like this. Superb!!!!
I'm sure that 999 out of a 1000, including me, of us would have made a side or frontal shot of this lovely butterfly.
You do have such a great eye for compositions/situations like this.
Awsomly beautiful with perfect DOF, great colors and most wonderful soft background color tones.
Thanks for sharing and the great note.
Best wishes and have a nice weekend,
- JoseMiguel (5658)
- [2007-08-17 17:26]
An artistic presentation!
I like so much the effect got in this image, with that smooth gradation at the background, that spans both ground and sky, and makes the perfect support for the main subject (I mean the 2 main subjects).
The DOF used worked great and is the base on this picture.
Details caught on the butterfly are so clear and sharp, as good as in the lantana.
Congratulations and thanks for share it.
My best regards,
- Luis52 (15809)
- [2007-08-17 19:08]
Hola Eduard.- Bella la Mariposa y las flores de Lantana. Exelente Nota. Luis52.
- Juyona (16891)
- [2007-08-17 19:40]
Hola amigo Eduard,
sobresaliente trabajo amigo,
nitidez y pov, sensacional trabajo.
iluminación y nitidez perfecta.
- pankajbajpai (16627)
- [2007-08-17 20:06]
fine capture, this shot has been composed very well, nice point of view, lovely colours, the tones of the bg looks very beautiful, sharp image with good details,nice framing too,
very well done,
tfs & regards
- dip (59)
- [2007-08-17 20:33]
Wonderful picture,amazing colors!
- Ken52 (4195)
- [2007-08-17 20:50]
A stunning photo. One of the most beautiful butterfly photos I have seen!
I should not be surprised because I know you have an artistic eye, but this composition is beautiful. The huge butterfly occupies a prominent off centered position. The flowers and berries balance the composition and there is plenty of space around each to make them stand out. As always, the light frame is perfect.
I love the background colors in this photo! I think the tan/blue combination is under-rated. It is always so pleasing together. The butterfly colors are saturated well, yet, very natural. You captured the magic in the blue on the butterfly tail.
Sigh. I don't know how to comment on contrast except to say that the butterfly stands out well against the blue sky and the black and yellow colors of the wing create a contrast that accuntates the beauty of the butterfly.
You were working with a wide variety of colors and managed to bring out the best in each color. The exposure is excellent. A bright and cheerful image.
The focus is sharp on the butterfly with good edges. The excellent DOF created a nice soft blur on background flowers and berries.
It was the composition and colors that REALLY caught my attention in this photo. BRAVO.
- anel (40574)
- [2007-08-18 2:55]
Superb picture! I love this butterfly because it is gliding so elegantely through the air.
You made a very artistic composition. Nice pose, interesting light and a very beautiful bi-coloured background. Intertesting note.
Thanks and best regards
- vanderschelden (30441)
- [2007-08-18 4:05]
Very colourful image...
Nice work and good presentation...
- claudine (0)
- [2007-08-18 6:32]
This is a real work-of-art! I love those pastel colors a lot, great details, exposure, composition with those superb flowers and this so nice specie. This is beautiful! Thanks,
- uleko (10940)
- [2007-08-18 6:55]
Really splendid capture of this Swallowtail in a nice pose on the Lantana flower. Sharp details and lovely colours. The soft background is wonderful and the composition excellent.
Many thanks, Ulla
- rdfoto (3295)
- [2007-08-18 7:58]
Trčs belle prise, cadrage original avec un excellent resultat, couleurs, netteté tout y est!
- Christopher_PL (2685)
- [2007-08-20 0:20]
Excellent composition! Especially big thanks for the beautifull background - it's perfect!
The butterfly is also very good, nice POV and DOF, thanks
I have to say that this picture paid my attention thanks to the title. Isaw a well known for me species of butterfly and the title totaly different! It was a good idea to do such compilation :)
And also it was a good idea to write about something new :)
Now something about the picture...
First of all I have to say that I like it. All composition, colouration, sharpness and POV - especially if I am looking at the insect.
TN is the place for some contructive critique too, so this time not only compliments :)
The title suggests that it will be possible to see much more details of the plant and unfortunatelly the plant species in not the main object of this photo (of course I understand that the reason for the title was different - you wanted to write about something new that Swallowtail :>). This is only small thing of course and only my POV :)
TFS and have a nice weekend!
- pirate--s (880)
- [2007-10-13 2:18]
looking forward to new pictures of you,but until that i ll travel though your older pictures.this one is particularly beautiful!i would immediately put it on my wall to look at it every day!the colors are so beautiful!it is so clean,and so artistically composed.
simply great to my eyes!
- reina (2032)
- [2007-10-19 14:17]
Very artistic, original POV, great outstanding coloiurs, taste like something else. TFS Reina