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Wings of Gold

Wings of Gold
Photo Information
Copyright: T H Su (suleesia) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 64 W: 5 N: 129] (1924)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-04-02
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D70, Sigma 150mm f2.8 macro, Digital ISO-200
Exposure: f/8, 1/80 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Butterflies of Malaysia [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-06-12 8:05
Viewed: 3753
Points: 34
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Another simple and easy shot, just playing with the light. Nice dress you think? Sorry when it comes to ID I am lost.

Technicals :-

Sunlit backlighting with homemade kitchen foil silver reflector, 80% full frame, handheld.

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  • sAner Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1455 W: 74 N: 1426] (4750)
  • [2005-06-12 8:16]

Magnificent picture. Colors are superb and details are tack sharp. Very well composed aswell with the diagonal line of the twig. It's a beautiful butterfly. TFS!


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  • odin Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 177 W: 1 N: 209] (1169)
  • [2005-06-12 8:17]

Bonne macro et bonne composition, les détails sont ressortes biens. La lumière sur les ailles ments en valeur la beauté du papillon.
Merci, for the great macro.

Ken Su, Excellent lighting technique with great results..Very good sharpness, details and colors. I like you POV very much also..Very well done!

Excellent lighting here on it's wing, very good job Ken



Great golden colour,excellent lighting work.Good shot!

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  • Nico Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 199 W: 1 N: 335] (1321)
  • [2005-06-12 9:24]

Remarkable POV. Colours are beautiful especially the "see-thru" of the wings. Nice shot.

Outstanding picture Ken, excellent lighting!!!
Very good sharp details and Dof, lovely butterfly.
I like the Pov, superb work!!!

hello :) beauty photo:) colours and details are great:) really I like darkness here:) great one:)


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  • AndyB Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1366 W: 32 N: 1351] (3982)
  • [2005-06-12 11:20]

Excellent capture,
The lighting is superb.
Excellent composition and POV.
Great work,very well done.

Beautifully lit

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  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2005-06-12 22:17]

L'éclairage est splendide et la netteté excellente.

Félicitations !!

Very good macro, Su.
The light and colours are very good. Tack sharp abd well composed.
Beautiful shot.

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2005-06-13 3:50]

Another outstanding photo, Ken. That technique of yours is really yielding some fantastic shots. Congratulations, and thanks for sharing. : )

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2005-06-13 5:54]

Superb catch Ken. An absolutely great composition, with excellent details and colours. The lighting is superb too. Well done, thank you.

If you want a holiday in England you're welcome - you just have to pay your keep in photography lessons to me *grin*. Not only technically perfect but artistic too...that's what I want to achieve. Congratulations :)

Perfect shot! Wonderful lighting, compostion, framing and of course, butterfly! Just beautiful!

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  • hekcik Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 291 W: 15 N: 305] (1827)
  • [2005-06-14 15:45]

Hi Ken,

Lack words me. Excellent!!!
You have beauty portfolio.


Hi Ken

It may be a simple shot but you have composed this to absolute perfection! No nits at all. Pure pleaseure to view. Thanks.

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