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Southern White Admiral

Southern White Admiral
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Copyright: Fikret Yorgancioglu (fiyo) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-07-30
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D7000, Nikon AFS 300mm F4+1.4TC
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/1000 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-03-29 6:40
Viewed: 2414
Points: 31
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Southern White Admiral/Limenitis reducta/Akdeniz hanımeli kelebeği

The Southern White Admiral (Limenitis reducta) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Turkey,Northern Spain, South and Eastern France, Italy and the Alps.

The wingspan is 22-27 mm. The butterfly flies from May to August depending on the location.

Scientific classification:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Limenitidinae
Genus: Limenitis
Species: L. reducta
Binomial name
Limenitis reducta
Staudinger, 1901

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Hello Fikret,
An amazing shot,outstanding clarity and details of the subject,lovely composition with a beautiful blurry BG.
Thanks and best regards,

蝴蝶很可愛 顏色很漂亮

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2013-03-29 7:34]

Merhaba Fikret,
A fine macro of L. reducta. Superb sharpness, natural colours and composition contribute to an attractive image.
Thank you and best regards,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-03-29 7:54]

Hello Fikret,
Excellent macro of this butterfly in fantastic sharpness, details and splendid colours. The light is gorgeous. Great choice of composition with a beautiful OOF BG.
Enjoy the weekend,

Hallo Fikret
very good sharpness picture with nice light and beautiful colours
thanks gr lou

Hello Fikret,
very well composed picture taken from a good angle,
good sharpness and very perfect colour.
best wishes,

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-03-29 8:23]

Beautiful image of this lovely Admiral..interesting to see the colors of its wings, may be because of the angle of light. tfs.

Amazing shot with bright colors and nice BG


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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-03-29 8:45]

Merhaba Fikret Bey,
harika Akdenizli,harika çekim,tebrikler..

Merhaba Fikret, great macro of one of my beloved butterflies, fashinating reflections of light, wonderful colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Merhaba Fikret,
An excellent capture with beautiful colors, details & pose. Well composed & presented with a great POV. Nice work & TFS. Best salam!


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-03-29 9:57]

Hi Fikret,beautiful pic where the different light levels on the wings makes the difference,we can see the colors changing whit or without the sun,perfect exposure and great details too.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Hello Fikret.
This butterfly is unique and beautiful. The different shades of the upper-wings are amazing. You have captured this shot beautifully in full spreading wings.
Thanks and have a great weekend.

Beautiful photo Fikret! Excellent composition, wonderful colours and impressive sharpness.

Merhaba Fikret Bey,
Akdenizlinin şık bir kanat üzeri fotoğrafı olmuş; iki kanattaki farklı ışık/açı ile kelebeğin farklı tonlarını bir arada yakalamışsınız, elinize sağlık.

Hallo Fikret
What a beautiful macro of one of nature's living jewels. It is exquisite. Lovely composition, excellent point of view, and the colours are really special. If only I could be so lucky to photograph a beauty like this. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

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