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On The Meadow


On The Meadow
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Copyright: Slawomir Kobojek (skobek) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 38 W: 0 N: 22] (175)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-08-14
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon PowerShot S5 IS
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Butterflies in flight [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2012-01-05 12:52
Viewed: 2804
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
On The Meadow - The Large White (Cabbage Butterfly)- lands on flowers. The Large White is common throughout Europe, north Africa, and Asia to the Himalayas often in agricultural areas, meadows and parkland. The wings are white, with black tips on the forewings of both males and females, the female also has two black spots on each forewing. The underside is a pale greenish and serves as excellent camouflage when at rest. The black markings are generally darker in the summer brood. Its wingspan is 5 to 6.5 cm.
Flower is Lythrum salicaria is a flowering plant belonging to the family Lythraceae, native to Europe, Asia, northwest Africa, and southeastern Australia. Lythrum salicaria is a herbaceous perennial plant, that can grow 1-1.5 m tall, forming clonal colonies 1.5 m or more in width with numerous erect stems growing from a single woody root mass. The flowers are reddish purple, 1020 mm diameter, with six petals (occasionally five).

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6475 W: 89 N: 15609] (65297)
  • [2012-01-05 15:11]

Very good in flight capture,i like your brave attempt,maybe needs times of exposure too low but i know how isn't easy....very nice composition! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Slawomir
Beautiful photo with good composition and wonderful lighting.
Regards,
Christodoulos

Czesc Slawek,
Ladnie pokazales to ladowanie :)
Piekne kwiaty i motyl, bardzo dobre swiatlo. Piekne kolory.
Pozdrawiam,
Maciek

spectacular photograph with nice composition in a wonderful light condition.
tfs
samiran

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-01-07 8:01]

Hallo Slawek.
Nie za duzo spotyka sie tutaj zdjec motyli w locie.Bardzo doba kompozycja z tymi pieknymi kwiatami i kolorami.Pozdrawiam Siggi

Ciao Slawomir, fantastic in-floght capture of lovely large white on beautiful flowers, excellent sharpness, fine details, splendid light and wonderful bright colors, very well done, my friend, bravo, ciao Silvio

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