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Oriental Chestnut Angle

Oriental Chestnut Angle
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Copyright: Himanshu Ranade (Xplorer) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 125 W: 13 N: 327] (2187)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-06-08
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon Digital Rebel XT, Canon 75-300 1:4-5.6 III USM
Exposure: f/8, 1/200 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-06-24 5:57
Viewed: 1829
Points: 0
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Not a very common Butterfly, maybe First time on TN.

Oriental Chestnut Angle
Odontoptilum angulata Felder 1862)
Family - Hesperidae
subfamily - Pyrginae

Typical characteristics of Odontoptilum are their angular wing shape and their resting posture as seen in this picture.

Mostly Occur in forests and are typically low fliers and perch at one place for long time. This one was taken under foliage conditions using flash.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2015-06-24 7:34]

Hello Himanshu,
Beautiful shot of this Chestnut.Great sharpness, interesting point of view and a nice neutral background contribute to an excellent composition.Regards Sigi

Namaste Himanshu,

Yes, it's rare and I think this is first time too. So congratulation for its debut here in TN.
Well captured with good details and natural color. I like such light effect.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-06-24 9:11]

Hi Himanshu,this is a great gift to the butterflies fans like me! A magnificent specie that i never seen before,great capture,maybe a bit dark but with bright colors and fine details,i like the diagonal decentralized composition too.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Himanshu, great macro of fantastic moth, wonderful natural colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Amazing butterfly,
nice composition and sharpeness

ciao francesco

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