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Owl Butterfly


Owl Butterfly
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Copyright: Luc Durocher (Luc) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1835 W: 301 N: 4287] (14767)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-03-17
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon PowerShot S1 IS, Canon 52mm close-up lens 250D
Exposure: f/3.1, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Butterflies [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-03-18 20:22
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Owl Butterfly
Caligo eurilochus

The Owl Butterfly (Caligo eurilochus) belongs to the family Brassolidae and the order Lepidoptera. It lives in South and Central America. Its wingspan varies from 10 to 13 cm (4 to 5 in).
(Thanks to Serge for the note)

Taken at the Botanical Garden of Montreal: BUTTERFLIES GO FREE.

I hope you like it.

I am ashamed to post a photo knowing that I have debts of critiques and comments to be paid off. But know, please, that I always pay off my debts. Thank you for your understanding.

marhowie, nofer, scottevers7, sergegagne, LordPotty, TAZ, sAner, rlortie, cafecrem, Janice, dew77, ellis49, red45, hummingbird24 has marked this note useful
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Beautiful shot Luc. I like the diagonal position of the Blue with in the frame. The textures of the bark adds greatly to the overall effect..Very nice!

Très impressionnante composition. Les détails sont tellement clair.
Je suis allée souvent voir cette exposition du Jardin Botanique, c'est toujours fantastique.

Nice capture on this Blue Morpho. I agree with Howard that the texture of the bark really adds to this composition. Hopefully you have another shot of the top of his wings to post. As good as this guy looks, I know the top side color is superb.

Luc, ton image est magnifique: netteté, arrière-plan, profondeur de champ, composition. Tout bon! Je communique avec toi par email au sujet du nom de l'espèce. Merci pour cette superbe réalisation.

An excellent shot Luc.The textures on this butterflys wings look good against this bark.
(please don't feel bad about not doing as many critques as you think you should. I know how hard it is to keep up when you're busy. I think we'd all rather see your wonderful photos than not see them)

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2005-03-19 3:39]

Jolie macro bien composée pour ce spendide papillon ! Décidement Luc et le S1 font un bon couple ;-)

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  • sAner Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1455 W: 74 N: 1426] (4750)
  • [2005-03-19 3:41]

Absolutely stunning. This is beautiful! What a great creature and what a great picture. RAZORsharp details and superb colors. Magnificent composition and excellent POV & DOF. No nits whatsoever. :) TFS!

Superbe Luc. La composition, la netteté du sujet et le fond neutre sont très réussis. Les textures sont bien rendues. J'aime beaucoup l'amalgame de tons chauds et l'effet apaisant que ça procure.

Wonderful butterfly! Very sharp details and wonderful colours!

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2005-03-19 4:57]

Hi Luc, I saw the blue side of this morpho the other day on TN. That was quite interesting. Wonderful shapes and details on this side of the wings. Good compo, well done.

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2005-03-19 5:34]

Beautiful butterfly shot!Deatils,POV,framing...very well done.TFS

Great shot, my friend
Nice composition, colours and good details.
Very well done.

Excellent detail and DoF with a good perspective, very nice work Luc.

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  • red45 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2636 W: 74 N: 9091] (31094)
  • [2005-03-19 14:55]

Excellent composition and POV. Perfect details and textures. Great work Luc!

Simply awesome! Thank you.

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  • rimas Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 157 W: 3 N: 667] (5094)
  • [2006-04-05 8:59]

An artistic composition Luc!
Perfect capture. Fantastic colors and sharpness. Details, textures and framing are wonderful.
Very well done and TFS.
Rimantas

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