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Indian Common Sailor

Indian Common Sailor
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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: 2014-01-26
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED
Exposure: f/4, 1/45 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-01-29 5:52
Viewed: 1961
Points: 40
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Indian Common Sailor,
Neptis hylas varmona.
Nymphalidae family.

Some butterflies have beautiful patterns underside too like this Common Sailor which I found in Lalbagh on last Sunday perched and waiting to warmup...Lighting was good which lit the background well too...used f4 to through the background out of focus to my taste..hope you like this.

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Hello Mr.Nagaraj,
Very beautiful Sailor.Nice to see its charming and attractive colour.Very good sharpness with nice composition.I haven't seen this species in our area.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,

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

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2014-01-29 6:02]

Hello Nagaraj,
Wow! what a superb picture. Love these fine tints and the very harmonious coloration of the whole shot. Perfect sharpness too and a most beuatiful creature!

hallo nagaraj
SUPER good composition with good light and great sharpness
the colours are also beautiful
thanks greeting lou

Hello Sir, You are my neighbour today, Great!
A great image with superb freshness, due to good choice of light, exposure and BG.
Perfect sharpness and composition as usual.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-01-29 6:37]

Hello Nagraj,
Fantastic macro in splendid matching colours and a superb composition. Very well detailed. Very beautiful soft background.

Hi Nagaraj,
beautiful photo of this butterfly. Amazing colours. Perfect point of view. Great sharpness.
Thanks for sharing,

Hello Nagaraj
An excellent photo of a beautiful butterfly in a very harmonious background. Good point of view, excellent light and detail
regards yiannis

Really attractive patterns on the nether wings of this butterfly, Nagraj. The close-up image is sharp and crisp.
Thanks for sharing it.

GREAT photo Nagaraj! Beautiful butterfly, excellent composition, fantastic BG, wonderful colours and very good sharpness!

Ciao Nagaraj
照的清晰 很漂亮的蝴蝶
顏色鮮豔 光線亮麗 停在黃樹葉尖上面顯的很美
構圖美麗 背景深遂

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2014-01-30 1:49]

Hello Nagraj,
good picture butterfly,nice details species,regards..

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-01-30 5:05]

Hi Nagaraj,
Nice picture of beautiful butterfly.
Very good composition,sharpness details and
perfect coloured background.
Regards Jiri.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2014-01-30 20:00]

Hello Nagaraj,
This is definitely one stunning photo!!! Everything worked out perfectly, the lighting, focus, DOF and colors are exceptional. A real eye catching butterfly and captured in a top quality photo. Great shot!!!

Hello Nagraj

Excellent macro of this butterfly, with fine POV, and framing ,
very soft beautiful light and color tones, excellent focus,
sharpness, and details, TFS


Hello Nagaraj,
Wow! what a lovely colours!taken from the best POV and nice details.

Ciao Nagaraj. Perfect details amazing light for the small interesting one. TFS.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-02-04 11:38]

Waaw Nagaraj,what a close up on this magnificent sailor! A very professional macro to show us the best detail and colors of this specie not often seen on TN,great work,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Nagaraj,
Superb image. Perfect sharpness.

Hi Nagaraj,
Fantastic macro shot with beautiful sharpness and very pleasant composition. Depth of field is fabulous, too. Probably the colors got a yellow overcast - but a top class photo overall. Nice work.
Best regards, László

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