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Ithomia iphianassa Doubleday [1847]

Ithomia iphianassa Doubleday [1847]
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Copyright: Jesus Linares (jlinaresp) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1303 W: 56 N: 4023] (17292)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-12-18
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon SX 110 IS
Exposure: f/3.5, 1/400 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): South American Butterflies 5 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2011-01-09 17:02
Viewed: 4036
Points: 40
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Ithomia iphianassa Doubleday [1847]

Here we have many similar species of butterflies under Ithomiini tribe*; only when you look in detail the photo, then you realize may be facing a species that have not photographed before. That's what happened to me with this butterfly!

*Note: Some authors consider the group to be a subfamily (Ithomiinae)

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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Papilionoidea
Family: Nymphalidae
Tribe: Ithomiini
Genus: Ithomia
Specific name: iphianassa
Binominal name: - Ithomia iphianassa Doubleday [1847]

About this shot:
Make: Canon
Model: Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
Software: Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows
Exposure Time: 1/403
F-Stop: f/3.5
ISO Speed Ratings: 100
Focal Length: 12800/1000 mm
Date Taken: 2010-12-18 10:55
Metering Mode: Center Weighted Average
Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
File Size: 259 kb

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Hi Jesus,
This is really an amazing butterfly. You have really sharp focus and details here. Well done. Nice contrast with the flower as well.

Ciao Jesus, bello svegliarsi la mattina e vedere questa fantastica belezza magnificamente ripresa, altra splendida macro con ottimi dettagli , magnifica nitidezza e meravigliosi colori, bravissimo, ciao Silvio

Wonderful image with amazing clarity, colors and detail Jesus! Brilliant point of view. The butterfly was captured in a very elegant pose! Happy New Year!
George Veltchev

Ciao Jesus,
congratulazioni per questa favolosa farfalla che emoziona a vederla in fotografia, capisco la tua felicitÓ nel poterla vedere e fotografare nella realtÓ, incredibili dettagli e fantastici colori, il momento di cattura e la composizione sono meravigliosi, stupenda la plasticitÓ della posa sul fiore
Grazie e complimenti
Buona giornata
Ciao Maurizio

Hello Jesus,
excellent capture, very sharp details, nice colors and plain BG,
TFS, regards,

Hello Jesus,

what an very good macro shot and composition.
Both flower and butterfly are good of sharpness ad dof.
Fine colors.


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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-01-10 2:54]

Hello Jesus,
a very special butterfly shown in an exciting eye level composition. The details and colours of the wings are very exciting.
Very well composed and very lively presentation.


Ciao Jesus. Elegante ferfalla che ci proponi in una bella composizione di estrema qualitÓ.


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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-01-10 7:01]

Very beautiful species feeding on this lovely flower, fine viewpoint and colors. tfs.

Hello Jesus,
Another splendid butterfly with very interesting colors.
Amazing focus and clarity. What a fantastic shot from a superb POV.
Nice macro with stunning details.

hello Jesus
super pose with great sharpness and beautiful colours
greeting lou

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2011-01-10 9:31]

Hello Jesus,
Another brilliant capture of a beautiful butterfly in a nice pose. I love the way it is holding its antennae. Excellent sharpness and beautiful colours. Well framed too
TFS and best wishes, Ulla

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-01-10 10:42]

Hello Jesus,
Another very beautiful photo in great sharpness, details and very nice colours. Also a beautiful contrasting OOF BG. Excellent POV and choice of composition.

Beautiful photo Jesus. The POV, the composition, the colours, the BG and the sharpness are excellent.

Hi Jesus,
This is a perfect photo in all respects; the composition and POV, the colours and sharpness are all excellent. Congratulations. Best wishes, Pambos

hello dear friend Jesus
Excellent photo, good sharpness, contrast and natural colors. Beautiful POV
very interesting notes that were attached.
Thanks for sharing
Hello Vanni

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-01-10 15:22]

Ciao Jesus,una specie spettacolare e nuova ed una foto di una qualita' impressionante,mi piace la perfetta nitidezza e il bilanciamento del bianco al limite per non bruciare la parte alta dei fiori.Sei bravissimo! Buona giornata,Luciano

altra perfetta cattura con ottimo focus
e pregevoli dettagli
complimenti sERGIO

hello Jes˙s

very beautiful this photo of the butterfly over his flower,
fine POV, i love the (appropriate to the wings)
panorama framing you give, beautiful luminosity,
superbly focused with sharpness and details, TFS


MagnÝfico formato, magnÝfica especie y muy bien captada.

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