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Vanessa cardui

Vanessa cardui
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Copyright: Anne Gattlen (anel) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-10-28
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-10-29 0:57
Viewed: 1557
Points: 24
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Painted Lady
Vanesse du chardon

Family: Nymphalidae
Wingspan: 54-58mm
Habitat: Flowery medows, gardens
Distribution: all continents, except SAmerica and Antartica

This butterfly is usually very present in autumn around here, this year very, very rare. I was lucky to see this one specimen in our Botanical garden.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-10-29 2:53]

Hello Anne,
Excellent photo of this Painted Lady in great sharpness and details. Gorgeous light brings out very beautiful clear colours. Fine diagonal composition.

Hello Anne - Beautiful picture of this Painted Lady Butterfly. Excellent sharpness and details. I like the way you have managed BG too. Very good work. Thanks for sharing your work with us. Regards and have a nice day - Srikumar

Beautiful natural colours.
Loved your notes.
Sharply focused, indeed.
Fond regards,

Ciao Anna, great macro of fantastic Vanessa, fine details, superb sharpness, wonderful natural colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

hallo Anne
very nice composition with beautiful colours and good sharpness
thanks gr lou

Hello Anne,
Hope you are doing fine. Welcome back after some break and thanks for your comments and support. Listen, we'll never tire down shooting these beautiful painted ladies and your shot is so sharply focused and so well-balanced.Exquisite colours and as ever a wonderful background. Thanks a lot for sharing dear, take care
warm regards/Abid

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2014-10-29 12:55]

Very beautiful specimen, expertly recorded. Beautiful composition, and great cloors!

TFS, Anne,


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  • NikosR Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 3 N: 447] (3436)
  • [2014-10-29 23:33]

Hello Anne

Excellent image of Vanessa cardui, nice POV, very nice composition, excelent sharpness with excellent details, very nice blurring BG. Thanks for suggestion of NeatImage.



Hello Anne,
Another lovely image,Very well exposed and excellent details.
Best regards...Joy

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-11-02 13:02]

Salut Anne,la derniere chanche de fin saison..ehhee..une espece que j'ai vue souvent a la fin de l'ete' moi aussi,mais completement disparue en 2014,capture impressionante avec une qualite' extraordinaire!! Belle semaine et merci,Luciano

Ciao Anne. Razor details and sharp with brigh natural colours.


Hi Anne,
Fabulous image! Composition's eye-pleasing, DoF's very spectacular, sharpness on the b-fly is second to none. Lovely image, top quality work! Brava!
Have a nice festive season, take care, László

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