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Long-taile Blue


Long-taile Blue
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Copyright: Chris Chafer (sandpiper2) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1906 W: 107 N: 4875] (16757)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-01-06
Categories: Insects
Camera: Pentax K100D Super, Sigma 150-500mm APO DG HSM, Digital ISO 800
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/2000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-02-02 2:28
Viewed: 3342
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A Long-taile Blue (Lampides boeticus) from the 2,032m summit of Doi Lang in far north Thailand. This species has a wide distribution from Europe, North Africa, Asia and Australasia. Wingspan 25mm.
Another one captured with my Sigma 150-500mm, hand held. I was happy with the outcome.

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Hallo Chris,
a very beautiful macro shot of the Long-tail Blue, very good sharpness and splendid colours, point of view and composiiton are excellent
TFS
Best regards
Maurizio

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-02-02 12:34]

Hello Chris.
Beautiful, wonderfully clear and natural looking blue. Very good composition and a great DoF to go with the POV. Best regards Siggi

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-02-02 13:15]

HI Chris,the focus seems better on the leaves and not on the butterfly,but no problem,the pic is very good and i like your excellent poc,light balance and colors,Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Chris
Beautiful photo with excellent composition and fantastic colours.
Regards,
Christodoulos

Hello Chris,
Excellent sharp and colorful photo of this Butterfly!
Regards, Joska

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2012-02-03 20:07]

Hello Chris.
It will be quite sometime until we see butterflies like this flitting about here in Ohio, as winter still has a ways to go. I love the natural coloration and excellent detail you managed to capture. Obtaining this wonderful image while hand holding your 500MM is quite a feat. Great job!!
Ron

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