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Satyrium esculi

Satyrium esculi
Photo Information
Copyright: Jose Cobo (Cobo) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-06-13
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D7100, 105mm 1:2.8 Sigma
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-12-08 3:30
Viewed: 1892
Points: 20
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Satyrium esculi
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Satyrium
Species: S. Esculi
Binomial name
Satyrium esculi

This is a small butterfly that we have in Spain, specially in the South. According to my information you can find them in North Africa and the mediterranean countries.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2015-12-08 5:36]

Hola Jose,
Fantastic macro in splendid light, colours and superb sharpness and details. Perfect composition. A beauty!

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2015-12-08 5:48]

Hi Jose,
I like this pose on the flowers. Beautiful butterfly. Excellent detail and focus.
Beautiful surroundings and background.
Regards Jiri.

hallo Jose
Very beautiful composition with good details and super sharpness
thanks gr lou

Hello Jose,

Hairstreak and Blue species are very small; but beautiful. Well captured this little beauty against such nice BG. Good details.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2015-12-08 16:36]

Hello Jose,
Your little False Ilex Hairstreak is a beauty for sure. You have photographed it very well in an attractive pose while showing excellent detail and natural coloration. I like the warm lighting and the blurred BG. Great shot!!

Hallo Jose
Very beautiful composition.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-12-09 2:13]

Hi Jose,magnificent capture of this very rare satyrium specie,i like a lot the decentralized composition,the best DOF for the best details and bright colors too! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • NikosR Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 3 N: 447] (3436)
  • [2015-12-09 11:32]

Hi Jose

Magnificent image of Satyrium esculi, excellent composition, very nice blurring BG, excellent clarity, great DOF.



Hi, Jose. Nice composition with excellent pose of the butterfly and details. The depth of field with the flowers make it a very special photograph. Thanks for sharing.

Ciao Jose, great macro of lovely butterfly on beautiful lighting BG, fantastic colors, splendid light, fine details and excellent sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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