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Tea for Two.

Tea for Two.
Photo Information
Copyright: Peter Stoeckl (peter_stoeckl) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1738 W: 291 N: 4005] (11530)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2004-07-04
Categories: Insects
Camera: Minolta Dimage 7Hi
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-01-23 11:13
Viewed: 3769
Points: 32
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Polygonia c-album (Linnaeus, 1758)
C-Falter, Comma Butterfly
Family: Nymphalidae

Distribution: widely over Europe and northern Asia, and quite common.
In Central Europe, from March to October several generations can be seen each year.

Wingspan: 40-50mm

Zygaena osterodensis (Reiss, 1921)
Südliches Platterbsenwidderchen
Family: Zygaenidae

Distribution: from central, southeastern and eastern Europe to Mongolia, but very local and rather rare. Preferring meadows at the edges of forests of rather high humidity. Can be seen flying from June to July.

The picture was taken during a mountain trip to the top of Schneeberg, lower Austria’s highest mountain (2067m), passing a lush mountain meadow from Losenheim to Fadensteig at an altitude of approximately 1000m, in the morning of July 4, 2004.

Camera: Minolta Dimage 7Hi, with integrated tele-zoom and macro. No tripod, no flash. 2560x1920, sRGB, 51mm, F/5.6, 1/250sec, ISO-100. Downsized to the web.

Thank you for looking. Enjoy the day.

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Hallo Peter,
wieder einmal ein wundervolles Bild - wow - Du hast stets so ausgefallene Flattermänner hier, wußte gar nicht dass man die in unseren Breitengraden finden kann. Außer dieser Blume - die haben wir auch hier - ich hatte schon mal eine Kollage der verschiedenen Wachstumsstadien hier ;-)
Vielen Dank und liebe Grüße
Sabine - wishnugaruda

Excellent composition, DOF and sharpness. Great POV on both butterflies.

Hi Peter!
Fantastic summer picture. Really nice scene with great POV.

Two for one! Very good detail, color and you've managed the light well Peter. Great OOF BG that compliments also. Well done & Thank You!

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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2006-01-23 12:32]

Zwei mit einer Klappe...Ein prima Bildaufbau. Durch die tolle Tiefenschaerfe wird das Motiv herrlich freigestellt.

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2006-01-23 12:42]

Hello Peter!
Very nice close up.Clear details,POV,
sharpness,vivid colors,framing,3D effect
and composition are wonderful.TFS...:-)

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  • phlr Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1237 W: 130 N: 882] (2821)
  • [2006-01-23 14:14]

Great capture!
Two species at the same time!
Very good job!
Beautiful BG!
Very good POV!
Complete notes too!

Hallo Peter, sehr schönes, farbenfrohes Schmetterlingsfoto. Danke auch für die interessanten Bemerkungen. Gruß

The butterflies are beautiful. I liked everithing in this photo...the colors the composition and the sharpness. Congrats.

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2006-01-24 1:32]

Wooow ! What a wonderful and interesting shot that you have well done ! Nice to have 2 specimens on the same photo. I also appreciate the complementary note... Congratulations Peter and thanks for sharing.

Hi Peter

Well done on a great job. Nicely composed. Good colour and POV. Crisp, clear and sharp. Thanks.

Wow! this is a double bonus capture and well done the lighting on these 2 butterflies are very nice with a well chosen DOF. :)

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  • Merlin Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 445 W: 267 N: 455] (1713)
  • [2006-01-25 14:24]

Hi, Peter - you've been busy in my absence! Nice shot, although the Comma looks a bit "tired!" Away again on another trip this weekend, so a flying visit only.
Regards, Nigel.

great colours, composition, details, DOF and details!

A great capture of these two lovelies, Peter!

Well composed image with exceptional details, colors, POV, exposure and BG.

Congratulations, and thank you!

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  • RII Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 481 W: 0 N: 895] (2862)
  • [2006-02-06 22:55]
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Hi Peter.
excellent compostions, very nice double butterfly, great calid colors and good details.

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