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Zebra Blue

Zebra Blue
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Copyright: nagaraj vn (nagraj) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-01-01
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Micro-Nikkor 105mm f.4
Exposure: f/8, 1/45 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-01-01 3:27
Viewed: 2764
Points: 54
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Zebra Blue
Leptotes plinius
Lycaenidae family

Today, new year day, morning I found this beauty perched on the flower which allowed me to get close with tripod for this capture. Its cool morning and the sun bright enough for this exposure. A good beginning for new year, I felt. Hope this will will bring joy and brighten your spirits.

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Ciao Nagaraj, lovely little butterfly on a blurry Bg, fine details, wonderful natural colors and splendid sharpness, very well done my friend, Happy New Year 2011 to you and your family, ciao Silvio

Hi Nagaraj,
very nice start in 2011. Great colours, sharpness and composition.
Thanks for sharing
Happy New Year

Beautiful picture of a beautiful buttefly. regards Yiannis

Hallo Nagaraj,
a very beautiful capture of the Zebra Blue, excellent POV, BG and composition, fine detail and splendid colours
Happy New Year to you and your family
Ciao Maurizio

Hello Nagaraj,

Good picture to started the new year with this beautiful butterfly.
Exellent bg, sharpness and pov.
Fine colors.


Hi nagraj,

Wish you a very happy new year.
Nicely captured with perfect clarity. TFS.


Hi Nagaraj,
Very beautiful capture with a nice back ground.
Samiran Nandy

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-01-01 7:21]

Hello Nagaraj,
Very nice photo the new year. Beautiful colours and a good composition. Very good sharpness. A beautiful plain BG too.

Nicely done. I've yet to take my first 2011 photo.

Best regards,

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  • GLEM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 540 W: 87 N: 750] (10)
  • [2011-01-01 9:07]

hi Nagaraj
belle macro colorée et lumineuse, la composition est sobre et efficace.


Hi Nagaraj,
Beautiful photo with good composition and nice colours.TFS

Hi Nagaraj,
A beautiful composition with wonderful colours, very good sharpness and uniform BG. Best wishes for a fruitful new year, Pambos

This image caries with it a quality of soft earth tones....so not does it only teach well but it looks like art work. Make sure to show this one to your students!
Happy New Year!

hello Nagaraj
een super shot with great details and beautiful colours
greeting lou

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-01-01 13:39]

Hi Nagaraj,perfect portrait of this Zebra Blue,what a impressive focus,sharpness and natural colors in a soft background! Very well done,have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

Nice clarity and composition. Happy New Year 2011

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  • Luis52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1175 W: 8 N: 4240] (15809)
  • [2011-01-01 16:59]

Hola Nagaraj
Great macro of this "Zebra Blue"
Nice pose, sharpness, and beautiful BG.

Hi Nagaraj .
Interesting species and beautiful photo with very good composition, nice colours and good sharpness.

Hello Nagaraj,
Great capture with amazing details and lovely colors.
Splendid background and POV.

Hello Nagraj,
Beautiful macro captured with fine sharp details, nice colours, excellent composition, POV and blurred BG. Well done!
Happy New Year!

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-01-02 1:19]

Hello Nagaraj,
such a lively view with the butterfly seen in good details. It is such a close up. The details of the flower and the two dots of the wing is so lively.
well presented in your masterly composition of the soft green background.


Ciao Nagaraj. Interesting Lycaenidae's specie. Efficent vertical compo and good backlight's managment.


Hi, this is a very nice photo!!! I like also the composition!!! Regards Erodotos

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2011-01-02 23:15]

Hello Nagaraj,
Nice back lighting with excellent management makes an attractive portrait of this Lycaenid with the technical and esthetic standard up to your usual high level.
Thanks and kind regards,

Hello Nagraj.
I like the little tails of the blue specimen. You capture is very good with fine markings and details.
Thanks and kind regards - Jusni

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  • tcr Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 158 W: 8 N: 538] (3384)
  • [2011-01-17 11:23]

Very nice beginning for this year. I like especially the background and pleasing composition.

hello Nagaraj
very beautiful zebra butterfly and its nice capture from lateral POV. beautiful colors and nice focus. blurry BG and composition also nice. thanks for sharing. best wishes

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