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Butterfly #55/3 (N. hylas)

Butterfly #55/3 (N. hylas)
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Copyright: jitti coowanitwong (jcoowanitwong) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1679 W: 0 N: 3120] (13754)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-11-16
Categories: Insects
Camera: SONY NEX 5A
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/80 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Butterflies from Thailand #2 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2011-11-25 1:52
Viewed: 3938
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Another N. hylas in the bright sun light.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Limenitidinae
Genus: Neptis (the sailers)
Species: N. hylas
Common Name: Common Sailer (ผีเสื้อกะลาสีธรรมดา)

The Common Sailer (Neptis hylas) is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in South Asia and Southeast Asia. It has a characteristic stiff gliding flight achieved by short and shallow wingbeats just above the horizontal.

For more detail

My previous post of N. hylas is Here and Here

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Sawadee khrap Jitti, Well what a very nice capture of this beautiful Butterfly my friend, splendid point of view and what delightful wing markings, good detailed sharpness with fine clarity, perhaps a little on the bright side however a very pleasing image indeed,
Best Regards,


Ciao JC, great macro of fantastic butterfly, fine details, wonderful colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-11-25 2:55]

Helo Jitti,
Excellent photo in very good sharpness and beautiful natural colurs. Good DOF and diagonal composition.

Great macro Jitti! The composition, the framing, the lighting and the sharpness are excellent.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2011-11-25 4:46]

Hello Jitti,
A fine capture of this Neptis species, a fresh specimen taken with excellent sharpness and natural colours that contrast well against the leafy BG. The strong sunlight was well managed.
Thanks and have a good weekend,

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-11-25 4:47]

Hi Jitti,spectacular specie and top quality capture,a great gift to all the butterflies fans of TN like me,magnificent open wings position and impressive sharpness and light balance.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano.

Nice composition, good background. Very good detail. A very likabale photograph. regards yiannis

Crisp and sharp picture of a Sailer, JC.
The favourable light conditions play a major role in making the details on the wings very impressive.
Thanks and regards.

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-11-25 6:15]

Beautiful Sailer, lovely composition and good capture. tfs.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-11-25 7:25]

Hello Jitti,
fine composition of this butterfly , great color contrast, the details are superb, wonderful DOF and BG.Best regards Siggi

hello Jitti
great sharpness composition with beautiful colours
great shot
thanks greeting lou

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-11-28 4:52]

Hello Jitti,
A subtle picture of the Common Sailer. Love the chosen framing and the color-combination. A discreet, but very fine shot.
Kind regards

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2011-12-13 2:29]

Hi Jitti.
Once more wonderful shot of the butterfly. You have reflected of all feature of the cute species very well. Shapes, colouration and other details are fine and realistic. Leaves as surroundings create an impressive BG for the captured beauty. TFS and best regards.

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