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Pieris brassicae

Pieris brassicae
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Copyright: nuri senemek (senn) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 2 N: 155] (1384)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-09-16
Categories: Insects
Camera: SONY DSC R1
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-03-02 3:49
Viewed: 2226
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Large White
Pieris Brassicae

Family: Pieridae
Subfamily: Pierinae
Identification: Like a very large version of the Cabbage White.
Wing Span: 2 1/2 - 2 3/4 inches (6-7 cm).
Life History: Females lay masses of yellow eggs on undersides of host leaves. Caterpillar is gray-green green with black smudges ands short white hairs. Chrysalis is gray green with small yellow and black marks.
Flight: Two to three flights in Europe from April to October.
Caterpillar Hosts: Cabbages, Brussel-sprouts, nasturtium.
Adult Food: Flower nectar from a very wide array of plants including thistles and butterfly bush.
Habitat: Almost any type of open space especially vegetable gardens, roadsides, cities, and suburbs.
Range: Common native in temperate Eurasia. Rare stray or escape in North America.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-03-02 4:51]

Hello Nuri,
Excellent macro of this butterfly in great sharpness, details and taken from an ideal POV. Good composition. Despite the low light conditions, the colours are beautiful.

Hello Nuri.
Beautiful capture of this large white perched nicely on that little flower. Excellent details of the wings markings and perfectly silenced background. Well done and have a great weekend.

hello Nuri
great sharpness composition with beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

Ciao Nuri, great macro of lovely buterfly on beautiful flower, nice blurry BG, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2013-03-02 9:32]

Nuri bey selamlar,
Güzel yakalanmış bir kompozisyon ..
Lahana kelebeğinin, detayları çok güzel. Ezik arka plan da çok yakışmış.
Emeklerinize sağlık,


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-03-03 11:20]

Hi Nuri,couleurs chaudes et excellents details dans une tres jolie composition classique,une belle maniere pour nous montrer ce papillon tres commun dans ma region aussi,excellent travail! Mes compliments et belle semaine,Luciano

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-03-06 2:16]

Bonjour Nuri,
Ai manqué cette belle photo de P. brassicae, la piéride la moins souvent montrée. Une image classique avec cette vue latérale. Excellente netteté et un magnifique arrière-plan.
Bonne journée

Hello nuri
wonderful picture with great light management and colour.
good composition too.
best wishes,

Hello Nuri,
Beautiful capture with great details and sharpness,outstanding clarity of its natural colours and a lovely composition taken from a nice PoV.
Thanks and my regards,

Hello Nuri
Beautiful photo with very good composition, wonderful lighting and good sharpness.

Ciao Nuri. Great compo stunning details amazing playing of light agains the soft BG.


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