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Copyright: Marius Secan (marius-secan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2007 W: 0 N: 5412] (29598)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-04-18
Categories: Insects
Camera: NIKON D810, NIKON AF-S 105 mm f/2,8 G IF-ED VR II
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/1250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2018-12-07 14:13
Viewed: 321
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Orange-tip (Anthocharis cardamines)

The Orange-tip is a true sign of spring, being one of the first species to emerge that has not overwintered as an adult. The male and female of this species are very different in appearance. The more-conspicuous male has orange tips to the forewings, that give this butterfly its name. These orange tips are absent in the female and the female is often mistaken for one of the other whites, especially the Green-veined White or Small White.

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  • mamcg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 333 W: 13 N: 91] (9843)
  • [2018-12-07 17:30]

Wow that's awesome I love that, my humble suggestion that if you moved a bit left or right then the background dot could be hidden. Superb.

Very lovely capture and nice butterfly.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2018-12-08 8:36]

Hi Marius,great memory of springtime,one of the most common butterly but always nervous and difficult to take. Perfect capture of this male in a great sharpness as usual. Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

hallo Marius
beautiful composition with nice BG
gr lou

Hi Marius
Beautiful colors and pattern on this species.
Perfect framing, sharpness and dof.


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