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Polyommatus icarus

Polyommatus icarus
Photo Information
Copyright: Oz Ben Yehuda (OzBY) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 183 W: 2 N: 351] (1355)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-10-03
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-10-03 12:50
Viewed: 1984
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus) is a common butterfly in Israel and can be found in most of the year. It can be found in all Europe, North Africa and temperate Asia.
In Israel it lives in the Mediterranean region and its a different sub species from Europe - zelleri
Wing span: about 35 m"m.
Host plants: Plants from the legume family.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-10-03 13:42]

Hi Ben,a very nice capture of the icarus,a classic pic and a classic pose too,one of the last butterflies of the year,great details and colors,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Oz
Beautiful photo with very good composition, nice colours and good sharpness.

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-10-04 5:59]

Fine composition for this lovely Blue..excellent colors too. tfs.

Hi Ben,
I love the pose of this beautiful Common Blue, which is a littel different from those of the same species in China. Excellent composition, great sharp details, and brilliant natural colors. I like the blurry BG as well. Thanks and have a nice weekend!

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-10-04 12:12]

Hello Oz Ben,
Nice macro in beautiful soft colours and good sharpness. Excellent blurred background and composition.
Nice weekend,

Hello Ben,
Beautiful composition and impressive colours scheme.TFS.

Hi Oz,
This is fantastic. Wonderful bokeh that complements the subject perfectly. A pleasure to view. Well done.

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