|Copyright: Paromita Dey (paromitadey)
|Date Taken: 2008-04|
|Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop|
|Date Submitted: 2008-11-06 22:11|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Captured this couple [Five Bar Sword Tails (Graphium antiphates) - courtesy vral] mud puddling beside a lake in Deokund, close to Chandipur in Orissa.|
Mud-puddling is the phenomenon mostly seen in butterflies and involves their aggregation on substrates like wet soil, dung and carrion to obtain nutrients such as salts and amino acids. (information courtesy - Wikipedia)
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Welocome to TN.
these are Five Bar Sword Tails (Graphium antiphates)mud-puddling.
Image is soft overall so I gave a workshop. Hope you like it.
Thanks for sharing
- [2008-11-07 0:42]
WoW good color and good shot. Nice sorroundings. Good composition. Keep shooting.Ganesh
A fine composition with a pair of finely formed swordtails in tandem Paromita, welcome to TN my friend.
- [2009-02-09 20:54]
What a wonderful mud-puddling scene you have presented of these beautiful Fivebar Swordtails. Looks great. Though the image is a bit soft and the POV is not the best but still it looks superb. A more lateral POV would have made this picture even more attractive. I also took a picture of it (not good) inside Chandaka WLS a few months back in absolutely poor light. You have captured two and in good natural light.