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Tiny Grass Blue

Tiny Grass 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: 2011-12-25
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Micro-Nikkor 105mm f.4
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/90 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-12-31 7:25
Viewed: 2450
Points: 46
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Wish you a Happy New Year 2012.

Tiny Grass Blue, Zizula hylax.
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Ciao Nagaraj, splendid light on lovely little butterfly, excellent sharpness and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, Happy New Year 2012, ciao Silvio

Hallo Nagaraj,
a very beautiful macro, good sharpness and fantastic colours, very nice composition
Happy New Year to you and your family

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-12-31 8:01]

Hello Nagaraj,
Nice photo to finish the year.
Happy New Year to you and your family,

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2011-12-31 9:09]

Hi Nagraj.v,
Reverse light and a small butterfly ..
Very good capture.Excellent sharpness.
Happy New Year,

Hi Nagaraj,
very nice photo of this butterfly. Really good light. Nice composition.
Happy New Year 2012!

Hello Nagaraj,
Outstanding capture with fantastic focus and sharp details.
Difficult shoot to catch this lovely butterfly against the light.
Amazing clarity and perfect exposure as usual.
Wonderful natural colors and nice composition.

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  • pegos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 222 W: 0 N: 356] (1982)
  • [2011-12-31 10:29]

Hello Nagaraj,
very beautiful image with good sharpness and splendid colours;
perfect POV and nice blurred background. Well done!
Happy new year!

Very nice composition with interesting light and good detail. A lovely butterfly.
happy new year

Hello Nagaraj,
A Prosperous 2012 to you and your family. Beautiful capture against the light!! Excellent sharpness/detail, low POV and stunning DOF. Well done.
Best regards,

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-12-31 13:51]

Hi Nagaraj,happy new year to you too and your family and thanks for this beautiful pic! Luciano

Beautiful lighting in this shot, Nagraj.
The butterfly is captured in stunning simplicity.
Thanks and have a wonderful brand New YEAR 2012.

Hi Nagaraj,
Congratulation to this fine photo. Perfect timing for the sunlight that cast on this tiny Grass Blue.
Happy New Year

Beautiful photo Nagaraj! Excellent composition and wonderful lighting!
Happy New Year!

good image. but lighting is in the back side of the butterfly. anyway good details on tiny grass blue. tfs

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2012-01-01 1:37]

Hi Nagaraj.
Happy New Year and all the best to you. Wonderful use of backlight. Hairs of the butterfly are looked amazingly as well as the entire image of the insect against the splendid BG. I like use of large aperture and esthetic result. Kind regards and TFS.

Nagraj- HNY. Great capture of the butterfly with excellent sharpness and vivid colors. The outline of the butterfly is amazing. TFS

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-01-01 9:37]

Hello Nagaraj.
Happy New Year!
A beautiful picture and a beautiful butterfly. The position is wonderful showing off the lovely colored and detailed wings, the head, legs, and antennae. Colors, background and composition are wonderful.Best regards Siggi

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  • GLEM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 540 W: 87 N: 750] (10)
  • [2012-01-01 10:07]

hi nagaraj
très jolie réalisation en contre jour qui met bien en relief le petit papillon. Beau BG harmonieux.


I am also reciprocate my good wishes to U.
A very nicely composed shot with fantastic light.

Hello Nagaraj,
A beautiful composition taken from a good POV with great sharp details and a clear BG.
Happy New Year!!
Best regards,

Ciao Nagaraj. Superb management of the difficult backlight! Stunning details.


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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2012-01-08 9:23]

Hello Nagaraj,
Once again the use of the light has created a fine effect without losing the details of this tiny Lycaenid that are shown with fine sharpness against the clean BG in a pleasing composition.
Thanks and best regards,¨

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2013-01-29 3:00]

Hello Nagaraj
very pretty indeed. The softness of the background and nice light surrounding the wings deliver this photo of your into a fabulous image.
So exciting and splendid work from you.


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