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Oriental Plains Cupid

Oriental Plains Cupid
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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: 2013-05-19
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Micro-Nikkor 105mm f.4
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/45 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-05-26 21:13
Viewed: 1810
Points: 40
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Oriental Plains Cupid
Chilades pandava
Lycaenidae family
Tridax procumbens,
Asteraceae family.

This I captured last Sunday in Lalbagh. There were lots of these tiny flowers, Coat buttons, and many small blues were attracted to them. I waited for an ideal setting (for a background) and soon this one visited and could captured it because they spend lots of time as there are many tiny yellow flowers, only wait for ideal position of the butterfly.

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Hi Nagaraj, The butterfly and the flower are look the same as in Thailand. For a moment I thought you took this shot in Thailand. Yes, your pov and the background are ideal. Very well done and tfs. JC

Ciao Nagaraj, great macro of lovely little butterfly, beautiful blurry BG, wonderful colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2013-05-26 22:21]

Hi Nagaraj.
Pair of the cute small flowers decorate the scene so much and compete with beautifulness of the butterfly. Especially I like reproduction of the tiniest details of the stems and insect. BG is so natural and nicely blurred. TFS and best wishes.

Great using a duo of flora. It really makes the insect pop. Superior work by a pro neh?

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-05-27 0:45]

Hello Nagraj,
beautiful species chilades,beautiful host plant,thanks and regards..

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2013-05-27 1:22]

Hi Nagraj.v,
Great capture ..
Very nice point of view with good view on the patterns on the wings. I liked POV,colors,lighting and framing a lot.
Best wishes,

Hello Mr.Nagraj,
Almost ground level shot.Beautiful picture of this tiny butterfly.Nice colour and pose.
Thanks for sharing,
Kind regards and respect,

Hello Nagaraj
Great capture of this little beauty.Great POV and composition,wonderful natural colours and great sharpness on focus.Thank You.
Have a good week!
Best regards

Hello Sir,
Very well composed picture with beautiful clarity and colour.

hallo Nagaraj
nice composition with good details and
beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-05-27 11:53]

Hello Nagraj,
Very nice macro of this typical Nagraj photo. Beautiful colours in a fine composition. Fine sharpness, also on the flowers.

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  • GLEM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 540 W: 87 N: 750] (10)
  • [2013-05-27 12:01]

hi Nagaraj
I admire this very well balanced composition with soft colors and just the right amount of light.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-05-27 14:58]

Hi Nagaraj,great macro of this very small lycaeneide,beautiful capture in a classic pose and in a very nice composition whit the usual top quality of details and colors.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Nagraj

Beautiful composition, imagine the butterfly
with only on flower/plant, and now the view
with a second flower/plant in the scenery
it is bringing dynamism to the photo,
with a wonderful light and soft color tones, TFS


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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2013-05-28 0:29]

Excellent picture Nagaraj! The composition is very good. Congratulation. Saludos.

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  • Tina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 60 W: 0 N: 132] (1427)
  • [2013-05-28 6:16]

Hello Nagaraj,
Lovely composition ! Beautiful light and colors ! TFS Tina

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-05-28 7:15]

Hi Nagaraj,
Nice, full of sharp detail in beautiful colors.
Composition and background are nice too.
Regards Jiri.

Another excellent composition Nagaraj! Wonderful soft lighting and good sharpness too!

Ciao Nagaraj. Good colours and light. Nice compo. Bit tender sharp MF.


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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-05-29 0:39]

Hello Nagarj,
You are the Lycaenid-specialist. Again such a fine and charming picture of these small butterflies. Excellent framing and your always so fine colours.
A big thank you!

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