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Allancastria cerisyi

Allancastria cerisyi
Photo Information
Copyright: Sami TAMSON (stomsoncy) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 156 W: 0 N: 399] (2992)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-04-22
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D300s, 105mm f/2.8G AF-S VR Micro Nikkor
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/160 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-04-23 11:57
Viewed: 2456
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Allancastria cerisyi is a butterfly in the Papilionidae. It occurs from the Balkans to the Middle East in several geographical variants. In Cyprus it is on the wing from February to May.
The larvar foodplants are species of Aristolochia.
Source:Yiannis Christofides (http://www.treknature.com/members/yiannis/)

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Hi Sami,
amazing colours. Very good presentation. Excellent composition. Beautiful!
Thanks for sharing,

Hello Sami. Wonderful colors. Contrast and sharpness perfect. I love it.
Thank you.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-04-23 12:42]

Hi Sami,this is a fantastic gift to the butterflies fans,a very very rare beauty in a fantastic pic,what a beautiful capure on a muscari flower,spectacular details,colors and exposure,the pic of the day,no doubts! Have a good night and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Sami, great macro of fantastic buterfly on beautiful flower, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Sami!
A beautiful macro with splendid colors, vividness and details. Butterfly's pattern is beautiful too. TFS
Best Regards,

Hello Sami,
You have captured a beautiful butterfly, never seen it in reality despite I spend long times in Cyprus, maybe next winter ;-)
The picture is well composed with good sharpness and a fine DOF, the insect is well separated from the BG.
Well done.

Hallo Sami
great sharpness picture with good details and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

excellent image with good colours and sharpness but may be a little over saturated


Hello Hasan
Superb composition, perfect detail and focus, wonderful colours, beautiful butterfly
regards yiannis

Impressive photo Sami! Interesting composition, wonderful BG, fantastic colours and very good sharpness!

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