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Charissa subtaurica

Charissa subtaurica
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Copyright: yiannis christofides (yiannis) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 625 W: 0 N: 770] (5400)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-10-12
Categories: Insects
Camera: Olympus E3
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/400 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-10-15 8:21
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Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 58
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Charissa subtaurica is a moth of the Geometridae family.
It is present in Cyprus, the Near and Middle East, the Caucasus and Iran.
I found this nice moth in my garden
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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-10-15 8:41]

Hi Yiannis,you're lucky to have beauties like that at home..ehehe...magnificent moth and great capture whit the best details and colors,the best way to show us these wings and its veins,my best compliments for the identification too.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Hi Yiannis,

Fabulous macro shot of this shiny moth with great details & colors.
Taken from a nice POV & great sharpness. Well done & TFS.

Hello Yiannis,
Splendid sharpness and very good focus.
The clarity, light, exposure and exposure are superb.
It is a exceptional capture with a lovely moth.
Thanks for sharing!

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  • batu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1079 W: 293 N: 4497] (16383)
  • [2011-10-15 9:24]

Hello Yiannis,
great sharpness and presentation of the fine colour pattern of the Geometridae moth.
The resolution down to the wing scales is amazing!
Best wishes, Peter

Ciao Yainnis, lovely moth with fantastic details, excellent sharpness, splendid light and colors, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-10-15 10:14]

Hello Yiannis.
Such a lovely moth, I very much like the colors and pose of this fellow.Wonderful detail, lighting and composition.A great job, thank you.Best regards Siggi

Hallo Yiannis,
a very beautiful macro, superb sharpness, bright colours, excellent point of view
Best regards

hello Yiannis
very beautiful moth with good details and great sharpness
i like this moth
thanks greeting lou

It is a very clear and descriptive capture, with lovely light and colours.
This little textures are always difficult and this is perfect.

Hi Yiannis,
very nice photo of this moth. Nice colours and composition.
Have a nice Sunday,

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  • BREARD Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 106 W: 1 N: 419] (2141)
  • [2011-10-15 13:42]

Bonjour yiannis,
Un papillon très bien mis en valeur sur ce cliché. Les détails et la netteté sont remarquables.

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  • cirano Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 997 W: 0 N: 944] (13609)
  • [2011-10-15 14:10]

Slav Yiannis,
A fabulous close up of this moth with great sharpness and splendid colors.Wonderful point of view and excellent details...
Have a nice Sunday!...

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  • PeakXV Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 121 W: 0 N: 544] (3135)
  • [2011-10-15 18:52]

Hello Yiannis,

A nicely detailed composition of this smartly patterned moth. It almost looks like a piece of vintage textile with it's frayed edges. Sharp focus, choice POV & an aptly contrasted background - bring out the finest features of this insect.



Ενδιαφέρουσα νυχτοπεταλούδα και εντυπωσιακή φωτογραφία Γιάννη! Εξαιρετική σύνθεση και πολύ όμορφα χρώματα! Η εστίαση και το βάθος πεδίου είναι απίστευτα!
Καλή σου μέρα,

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-10-16 2:10]

Hello Yiannis,
An excellent and well presented picture of this Geometridae Moth. Amazing the details of patterns we can see on your posting. Beautiful, just like some silk cloth. Good natural green background as contrast.
Kind regards

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  • pegos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 222 W: 0 N: 356] (1982)
  • [2011-10-16 3:13]

This image is fantastic Yiannis!
Superb sharpness, fine detail and great light. Excellent contrast with the background, very beautiful shades of colour on the texture of the wings.
Very well done!
Thanks for sharing

Hi Yiannis,
moth nice, good job
Regards, Ferran

Hello Yiannis,
Excellent macro capture of this moth taken with excellent sharpness, fine details and beautiful wing texture. I also like the colours and POV. Well done!

Hi Yiannis, Another great macro image from you today my good friend, fabulous detailed sharpness and what lovely colourful wing patterns, splendid exposure control with this lovely dark green contrasting background, delightful image here Yiannis and very well done,
Best Regards,


Hello yiannis,
A very good close-up of this moth, excellent details sharpness, great point of view and beautiful natural colours,
Thanks for sharing and have a nice afternoon,
Best Regards,

Buen control de la luz y captadas perfectamente esas bellas texturas.
Interesante especie.
Saludos Yiannis: Josep Ignasi.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-10-19 2:42]

Hello Yiannis,
very lively view of this moth in its excellent clarity and sharpness. the lines and dots on the wings are really amazing. you have produced a good view and pleasant nature to view.
Well done on this small insect.


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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-10-21 11:27]

Hello Yiannis,
Excellent sharp detailed photo in beautiful natural colours. Gorgeous light and contrasting dark BG. Pleasing composition.
Have a nice weekend,

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2011-10-21 12:03]

Hi Yiannis,
Nice macro good composition and sharpness details.
Perfect natural colours.
Have a good weekend
Regards Jiri.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2011-10-22 17:05]

Hello Yiannis,
What a unique looking moth. It's wings look like they are made of a type of woven material. Their beautiful markings and colors are stunning to view. Focus is pin sharp, allowing us to see super fine detail, and the exposure is right on the money. Great work!!

outstanding details for this moth Yannis ! congratulations !

have a good day !

ciao, tino

Hello Yiannis,
This is amazing.
I see it firstly time.
Very good, thanks a lot for share.
Have a good week.

I like this moth shot, Yiannis. The spreading wings exposing vivid markings on the wings. Nice details and thanks for sharing.

Hi Yiannis,
You did great on this moth. You clearly reveal the beauty of the intricate design patterns on its wings. Very well done and tfs.

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