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Hoary skipper

Hoary skipper
Photo Information
Copyright: Pedro Montes (periko) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 66 W: 2 N: 140] (1451)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-12-09
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D7000, AF-S MICRO NIKKOR 105mm 1.2.8G ED, Marumi 62mm UV HAZE
Exposure: f/22, 1/125 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-12-09 20:00
Viewed: 1169
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hoary skipper (Carrhenes canescens)
Family: Hesperidae
Dimensions: 28-35 mm
Habitat: Forest and woodlands
Range: Gulf of Mexico
Common in my region.
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  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6482 W: 89 N: 15613] (65313)
  • [2015-12-09 20:49]

Hi Jose,perfect capture of this member of skipper family,always difficult to identify,the sharpness is excellent everywhere,great colors too.Have a good night and thanks,Luciano

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5136 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2015-12-10 2:13]

Hello Pedro,
Nice macro of this skipper in excellent sharpness, details and beautiful colours. What a special markings on the wings. Fine contrasting background and composition.

  • Great 
  • NikosR Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 3 N: 447] (3436)
  • [2015-12-11 23:09]

Hi Jose

Excellent capture of Hoary skipper, very nice composition, very nice lighting, excellent clarity, beautiful natural colors, nice POV.



  • Great 
  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 233 W: 1 N: 534] (5797)
  • [2015-12-12 2:27]

Hola Pedro, Una foto estupenda de esta especie de mariposa desconocida para mí.
estupendo el foco y nitidez en ella.
bien controlada la luz también.
enhorabuena y un saludo.

great contrasty capture, TFS Ori

Hello Pedro,

Nice to see this Hoary Skipper. Well captured with good details and nice color. Well placed the Skipper in a beautiful angle. Personally I would like to remove this YELLOW STICK from BG, using Clone Tool. Yes, it's my personal view.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice WE,

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