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Polyommatus damon2

Polyommatus damon2
Photo Information
Copyright: Anne Gattlen (anel) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-07-28
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 30 D
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/400 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Butterflies of Switzerland , Schmetterlinge CH 2 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2012-08-12 4:56
Viewed: 2160
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note

Damon Blue
Sablé du sainfoin

Family: Lycaenidae
Size: ca 30mm
Altitude: 1000-2100m
Flight-time: July-August. One generation
Distribution: Central Europe, North of Spain, Greece, Turkey
Habitat: Shrub covered meadows, ravines and grassy meadows on higher locations
Foodplant: Onobrychis (Sainfoin, Esparsette)

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Hello Anne,
An excellent capture with fine colors, sharpness & pose. Well framed & presented with a great POV. TFS & best wishes!


Great shot Anne with very good sharpness
very nice pose with beautiful colours and nice light
thanks greeting lou

Hello Anne,
Impressive photo with excellent clarity and colors. It is a wonderful image taken from a very nice and low POV and with exceptional light. Lovely details of the wings. The composition is wonderful. Perfect WB.

Hi Anne,
really nice colours. Very good composition. Perfect point of view.
Have a nice Sunday,

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6473 W: 89 N: 15608] (65291)
  • [2012-08-12 11:11]

Salut Anne,une qualite' vraiemnt extraordinaire des details et metalliques couleurs,et tres jolie prise de vue aussi,une espece jamais vue chez moi,un gros cadeau pour les fans!! Mes compliments et belle soiree',Luciano

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5136 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-08-12 11:25]

Hello Anne,
Fascinating sharp detailed photo of this butterfly in splendid colours with a nice blurred background. Fine composition.

Hello Anne,
The colours are fantastic and the quality and composition are very good, all working together to making this a great pleasure to view. Very well done indeed. Best wishes.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-08-12 12:05]

Liebe Anne.
Sehr gutes Foto von dem Weissdolch-Bläuling! Die schärfe zeigt feine Details des Schmetterlings. Wunderschöne blaue/graue Farbe der Flügel und des Körpers.Grüße Siggi

OMGosh...this is absolutely STUNNING. I could look at this all day. POV interesting, most exciting OPEN WINGS! with perfect white balance and wordlessness is best..this is by far the best i have seen all year

GREAT macro Anne! Excellent composition and good sharpness. The lighting is fantastic!

very nice and delicate portrait of this little blue butterfly.
thanks for showing

Anne, this is such a beautiful shot of this butterfly. Wonderful sharpness and bokeh. Have a great week, Bill

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2012-08-13 9:05]

Hi Anne,
Really very nice close-up of this butterfly. Excellent details,colours and focus. Good composition and nicely blurred background. It's simply fantastic.
Regards Jiri.

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