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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Photo Information
Copyright: Paul Braynard (pbraynard) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 44 W: 0 N: 96] (891)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-08-14
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 60D, Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-08-14 9:46
Viewed: 2286
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is a female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail. I took this photo this morning while taking a walk through the garden.
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  • PeakXV Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 121 W: 0 N: 544] (3135)
  • [2012-08-14 11:06]

Hi Paul,

Colorful shot from a very difficult angle. This species is very acrobatic, I know, and it takes great patience to get all it's body in the right light and all at the same time. A very nice composition & in contrast with a beautifully hued flower. Well done!



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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2012-08-14 11:42]

Hi Paul,
Very nice close-up of this butterfly. Good composition and good sharpness. Splendid colours.
Regards Jiri.

Paul this is so stunning; the POV spectacular and tho its not as sharp as most..its truly a gift of a shot. Just AWESOME..love your walks through the garden!!!

Hello Paul,
Another marvelous composition. High quality image. It is a perfect photo taken from a good POV. Splendid light......The details are fantastic. Very sharp and excellent natural colors. It is a wonderful composition.
Thanks for sharing!

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