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Painted Lady

Painted Lady
Photo Information
Copyright: Ram Thakur (ramthakur) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4316 W: 231 N: 14052] (56953)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-03-18
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Sigma 70-300 4-5.6 APO DG MACRO, 58mm UV
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/400 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-07-02 23:00
Viewed: 932
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Here is a picture of a Painted Lady from my last year's archives. I hope you find it interesting.

The Cynthia group of colourful butterflies, commonly called painted ladies, comprises a subgenus of the genus Vanessa in the Family Nymphalidae. They are well known throughout most of the world.

The group includes:

Painted lady (Vanessa cardui), which is almost global in its distribution
Australian painted lady (Vanessa kershawi)
American (painted) lady (Vanessa virginiensis)
West Coast lady (Vanessa annabella)


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  • Great 
  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2015-07-03 1:02]

Hello Ram,
Great portrait of this colorfull butterfly, nice POV and pose. I like BG, works well for composition.Regards Sigi

Ciao Ram, lovely Painted lady on beautiful flower, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, have a good weel end, ciao Silvio

hallo Ram
very nice picture with good sharpness and lovely colours
thanks gr lou

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-07-03 11:06]

Hi Ram,a painted lady for you too today,good POV with only the cloudy sky in background,the sharpness is a bit soft close to the head.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Hello there Mr. Ram Thakur,

A perfect name for your composition. The exposed background do really emphasized the subject, though its a bit off focus on the butterfly's head but still this is a wonderful composition like a painting. Thank you for sharing!

Best Regards,


Hello ram
the totally white BG highlight this Painted lady very well bud also the blue flower, both are well detailled, fine composition and POV
Have a good sunday

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2015-07-04 19:49]

Hello Ram,
Great shot of this well known little lady. I really like the light BG as it keeps us focused on the beautiful butterfly. Excellent detail and gorgeous natural colors. Super job!!

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