<< Previous Next >>

Royal visitor ?

Royal visitor ?
Photo Information
Copyright: Paul van Slooten (pvs) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-07-31
Categories: Insects
Camera: Konica Minolta Dynax 7D, Minolta AF 200 mm / f:4 macro APO G, Digital RAW 200, Kenko Pro 300 1.4x Teleconvert
Exposure: f/16, 1/125 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-08-01 3:32
Viewed: 2897
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Today a posting of a colorfull butterfly,I tried to get a different POV of this butterfly and choose to have a low POV,hope you like it.

The Queen of Spain Fritillary (Issoria lathonia) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is common in southern Europe, migrating as far north as south Scandinavia every summer.

eruyanik, liquidsunshine, ramthakur, viv, wallhalla15, marhowie, hansh, pjvosman, TAZ, SkyF, firelord has marked this note useful
Only registered TrekNature members may rate photo notes.
Add Critique [Critiquing Guidelines] 
Only registered TrekNature members may write critiques.
You must be logged in to start a discussion.

Critiques [Translate]

Hello Paul,
Great pov on this one! Looks like a paragliding try! dof, colours, bg all are wonderful!

Great capture Paul,
The details are nice, clear and sharp.
Good colours, lighting and exposure. DOF is spot on and the POV is good.
Well composed and nicely framed.
Thanks for posting, have a great week

A really different but effective POV, Paul.
The underside of the butterfly from this point of view looks beautiful.
Thanks for sharing it and take care.

  • Great 
  • viv Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 292 W: 3 N: 653] (3317)
  • [2006-08-01 5:40]

Hello Paul,
Looks like the colour of the flower go over into the butterfly, great macro shot and I like your new POV.

Hello Paul,
POV is excellent, great work. Very good sharpness, details, colours and composition. Thanks for sharing.

Hello Paul, excllent detail, excllent colors great use of light and DOF perefct Bg Great work, TFs Kyle

  • Great 
  • RAP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2524 W: 345 N: 2373] (7405)
  • [2006-08-01 9:10]

Excelente POV Paul para mostrar una imagen distinta de esta mariposa.
Buen DOF, colorido y uso de la iluminación.
Gracias por compartirla.
Saludos... Ricardo

Excellent POV Paul to show an image different from this butterfly.
Good DOF, colorful and use of the illumination.
Thanks for sharing.
Greetings... Ricardo

Hi Paul,
Excellent POV, I like it. Nice sharp detail. Very good DOF, natural color and light in a dynamic composition.
Very nice job with this.

  • Great 
  • hansh Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 277 W: 1 N: 741] (2762)
  • [2006-08-01 13:57]

Dag Paul.
Een hele mooie foto van een soort die ik nog nooit gezien heb. Ik vind de POV die je gekozen hebt erg aansprekend en de kleurencombinatie prachtig. Goed werk.
Gr. Hans

Prachtig, deze kleine parelmoer. Dankzij deze soort snap ik waarom de parelmoervlinders parelmoervlinders heten.


  • Great 
  • osse Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 955 W: 0 N: 89] (7805)
  • [2006-08-01 19:39]

Hi Paul
Good shot. Great colours, light, details, sharpnes, DOF and POV. Like the colours of flower very much.
Well done mf


  • Great 
  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2006-08-02 5:57]

What a wonderful and interesting shot that you have well done ! This low POV is a good idea. Colors, exposure, DOF and sharpness are very good. Congratulations Paul and thanks for sharing.

  • Great 
  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2006-08-02 14:58]

Hello Paul,
how beautiful its wings are, the texture and the details. Very nicecapture, colors, light and sharpness are wonderful.
Very well done.

Calibration Check