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Copyright: Luciano Gollini (lousat) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-11-06
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC HX200V
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-11-17 11:41
Viewed: 1415
Points: 40
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The cold and bad weather also came from me, probably this will be the last butterfly of the season, waiting to find it again in the spring after hibernation.

Class: Insecta

Order: Lepidoptera

Superfamily: Papilionoidea

Family: Nymphalidae

Subfamily: Nymphalinae

Tribe: Nymphalini

Genus: Vanessa

Species: V. atalanta

The Red Admiral or Vanessa atalanta (previously also known as Pyrameis atalanta) is a well-known colourful butterfly, found in temperate Europe, Asia and North America. The species is resident only in warmer areas, but migrates north in spring, and sometimes again in autumn.
This large butterfly is identified by its striking dark brown, red and black wing pattern. The caterpillar feeds on nettles, and the adult drinks from flowering plants like the Buddleia and overripe fruit.
In northern Europe, it is one of the last butterflies to be seen before winter sets in, often feeding on the pale fire of ivy flowers on sunny days. The Red Admiral is also known to hibernate, re-emerging individuals showing prominently darker colourings than first brood subjects. The butterfly also flies on sunny winter days, especially in southern Europe.

Il freddo e brutto tempo è arrivato anche da me,probabilmente questa sarà l'ultima farfalla della stagione,in attesa di ritrovarla in primavera dopo il letargo.
La Vanessa atalanta Linnaeus, 1758, nota anche come Vulcano, è una farfalla della famiglia delle Ninfalidi, diffusa nelle zone temperate di Europa, Asia e Nord America.
Questa grande farfalla si riconosce dal vivace disegno color marrone scuro, bianco e rosso delle sue ali.
bruco si nutre di foglie di ortica, mentre gli esemplari adulti prediligono le infiorescenze di piante come la Buddleja e la frutta in avanzata fase di maturazione.
Questa specie vive abitualmente in zone temperate, ma effettua delle migrazioni verso nord in primavera e occasionalmente in autunno.
È una delle ultime specie di farfalle avvistabili in nord Europa prima dell'arrivo dell'inverno, spesso mentre si posa sui fiori dell'edera nelle giornate di sole.
La Vanessa atalanta è anche nota per essere capace di cadere in stato di ibernazione; la colorazione degli esemplari che riemergono da questo stato è notevolmente più scura rispetto a quella dei nati in primavera. La farfalla, specialmente nelle zone dell'Europa meridionale, è comunque in grado di alzarsi in volo anche d'inverno se il tempo è bello.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-11-17 12:07]

Ciao Luciano,
Great photo of this Red Admiral ready to fly. Excellent sharpness, details and DOF. Very beautiful colours in a marvellous composition.

Ciao Luciano, favolosa, ma se ne vola proprio via, anche se ieri ho visto due pesti dei gerani davanti casa, ormai stagione finita se ne riparla a primavera, ci aspetta un lungo inverno di repliche, ma se son belle come questa ben vengano, gran macro, splendida ambientazione e favolosi colori, bravissimo, ciao Silvio

Hi Luciano, Thank for continuous supporting my work. Of course I learnt from TN members to get better on photography. Thank very much.
I see this image of you, you have captured this butterfly with a wonderful angle which is from up above gives the butterfly more dramatic to look at. Fabulous colours mixture with nice composition.
Have a nice day

Hello Luciano,
Another beautiful butterfly taken from an unique style of PoV,as its surroundings included as well as documented well,excellent detail,clarity and colours.

Hi Luciano,
I hear, that bad weather is also in Italy :(
Beautiful butterfly. Amazing colours. Excellent background.
Have a nice day,

Hello Luciano,
照的清晰 很漂亮的蝴蝶
顏色鮮豔華麗 角度很自然 也很棒
光線亮麗 腳底下的花朵也很漂亮搭配
構圖美麗 背景深遂

Salut Luciano,
une superbe perspective - j'aime beaucoup ta foto. meilleures pensées

Hello Luciano,
Beautiful butterfly.Well captured.Very good details and colour.I like the way you have framed it.Excellent sharpness with nice POV.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,

The view of the horizon from your angle of exposure gives life to your caption of this picture, Luciano. The new horizons will once again open up with the spring next year. Life cycle will once again resume.
Lovely picture of the Venessa atlanta with precise focus and attractive colours and patterns on the open wings.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-11-18 5:07]

Bonjour Luciano,
Avec tes dernières images tu me donnes l'impression qu'ily a toujours du soleil chez vous. Nous, nous sommes dans le brouillard :-(
Belle image lumineuse et un au-revoir charmant. Et comme souvent un bel angle de vue choisi.

Hi Luciano,
You seem to bid farewell to the Red Admiral, which I like most, but we still have lots of butterflies here in Guangzhou. Very nice POV, excellent clarity, great fine details, marvellous composition, and splendid natural colors. I like the blurry BG of a row of trees, too. Very well done, my friend. Thanks and have a nice day!

hallo Luciano
great sharpness and nice composition
the colours and light are beautiful
thanks greeting lou

Ciao Luciano,
Now this is a composition that can send your imagination from here (the Red Admiral) to the distant BG. The Admiral was captured in perfect sharp detail and color enhanced by the F5 setting to give that perfect DOF. nice low POV my friend and thanks for sharing.
Best regards,

Ciao Luciano, Bonjour,
Jolie capture et magnifiques tons de couleurs,
sharp and fine details too,
Excellent focus, contraste et lumière,
du beau travail..tous mes complimenti,,

foto ambientata batte macro-imbalsamata 4-0 !!!!! Grande scatto Luciano....per gli amanti dei tele: fatevi un grandangolo macro e imparate ad avvicinarvi alle farfalle a 5 cm!!

Great photo Luciano! Good composition although I would prefer more space to the left! The colours are fantastic. The sharpness and the DOF, for one more time, are impressive!

Hello Luciano
Superb picture.
an unusual angle with superb clarity and colour.
best wishes.

Bravo Luciano. Gran prospettiva per la stagione che verra! Colori fantastici ottimo dettaglio.


Hi Luciano, Appropriate photo for the last of the season. Very nice pov. Sharp focus. JC

Hello Luciano

As you know I love this kind of environmental photos, here the plus (+) on the photo
being is that it is with a butterfly, very fine POV and vertical choose of the framing, TFS


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