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Thirsty Sunbeam

Thirsty Sunbeam
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Copyright: Joydeb Chaudhury (JoydebChaudhury) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 558 W: 6 N: 860] (7753)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-10-12
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-11-11 6:16
Viewed: 1395
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Mud puddling of butterfly is a common phenomenon but I never saw any butterfly is drinking rain water.Here is a thirsty Indian Sunbeam or Curetis thetis, which is a species of lycaenid or blue butterfly found in Asia.

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Beautiful natural history shot it is.
Perfect sharpness with good colour.
best wishes,
samiran da

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-11-11 6:48]

Good closeup and right time to capture..beautiful species. tfs.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-11-11 7:03]

Hello Joy,
The light on the butterfly is very beautiful and makes a wonderful contrast against the background. Excellent sharpness and taken from a nice POV.

hallo Joy
very good picture with nice details and lovely colours
thanks greeting lou

Hello Joydeb Da,
Yes,I haven't seen also this moment.Well captured this moment.Very well sharpness and nice natural colour.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,

Hi Joy,
really interesting butterfly. Nice point of view. Nice natural colours.
Thanks for sharing,

Ciao. Good colours despite the low light. Very good details.


Ciao Joy, great macro of lovely butterfly, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-11-11 14:45]

Hi Joy,great timing to take this butterfly drinking,and what a area and magnificent specie,a very curious form and an excellent capture despite the dark light,i like it!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

照的清晰 很漂亮的蝴蝶
顏色樸素清淡 卻非常的有質感
光線亮麗 角度漂亮 真是照的非常美麗
構圖美麗 背景深遂 謝謝分享

Beautiful butterfly and beautiful photo Joy! Very good composition, wonderful soft lighting and good sharpness.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-11-12 4:50]

Hello Joy,
This is a really cute pose which you show with this shot. Not often seen a butterfly drinking rain water. Fine colour-contrast, good composition too.
Very nice.

Hi Joy,
Excellent macro capture of this beautiful butterfly! This is a species I've never seen before. Gorgeous sharp details, superb POV, marvellous composition, fabulous lighting and brilliant natural colors. Very well done, my friend. Thanks and have a nice day!

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