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Painted Lady

Painted Lady
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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: 2015-07-30 0:46
Viewed: 996
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This picture is from my last year's archives.

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:

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


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  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-07-30 1:05]

Hi Ram,nice capture of this specie very very common in my fields during this summer,bright colors and fine details in a nice composition too.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2015-07-30 2:57]

Hello Ram,
a very beautiful butterfly photo,thanks..

hallo Ram
beautiful picture with great sharpness and beautiful colours to
thanks gr lou

hello Ram
une magnifique macro, la fleur bleue est un plus et apporte un couleur complémentaire ŕ celles du papillon.
C'est bien fait

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2015-07-30 6:26]

Hello Ram,
Very nice macro of this butterfly in good sharpness, details and beautiful colours. A fine DOF.

Hello Ram

Very nice image of painted lady in diagonala alighn, excellent sharpness and details, very nice composition, brilliant natural colors, nice POV.



Hello Ram,
This is one of the most beloved butterflies species in my country.
Lovely natural colors and details.

Ciao Ram, lovely composition with beautiful butterfly on nice flower, excellent clarity, fine details, splendid light and well saturated colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2015-07-31 1:32]

Hello Ram,
This is excellent shot.Very nice composition.I like fine sharp details and amazing colours.Very pretty light too.Very good POV,DOF and blurry BG.Great work.
Regards Sigi

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