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small white
Photo Information
Copyright: ridvan iron (ridvan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 498 W: 0 N: 1136] (5205)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-11-17
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon PowerShot S5 IS
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/400 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-12-06 7:30
Viewed: 3848
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Cabbage white butterfly, small white butterfly
Pieris rapae
These butterflies can be seen flying in gardens from July to September. Their small green caterpillars are notorious for their preference of cabbages and their relatives.

Statistics
Wingspan: 45mm.

Physical Description
A small white butterfly, occasionally pale yellow. Males have a single black spot on the forewings, females have two.

The caterpillars are green with yellow stripes on the back and sides.

Distribution
They inhabit Europe, north-west Africa and Asia. They have been introduced to North America and Australia.

Habitat
They inhabit gardens, meadows and fields.

Diet
The larvae feeds on plants in the mustard family (Cruciferae), including cabbage, mustard and cauliflower.

Behaviour
Adults can be seen from July to September

uleko, gracious, JoseMiguel, nglen, jrobertop, jcoowanitwong, pablominto, Argus, Adanac, phlr has marked this note useful
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bonjour ridvan
pourquoi ne pas autoriser les WS,moi je trouve qu'elle manque de contraste et j'en avais justement preparé un pour que tu puisses comparer!
dommage,pour le reste c'est bon.
laurent

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2007-12-06 8:43]

Hello Ridvan,
Beautiful capture of this Cabbage White in a fine pose on the flower. Fine details and colours and very well composed.
Many thanks, Ulla

Selam ridvan,
great pose of the Cabbage butterfly well captured in perfect exposure and focus!
good clarity and details
well done
best regards
tony

Merhaba Ridvan,
A beauty and delicate capture of this c. butterfly!
I like the subtle color palette got here, the light on the insect and the composition made with the purple flowers.
DOF worked great to blur so nicely the background.
Congratulations and thanks for share it.
My best regards,
JM

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2007-12-06 12:01]

Hi Ridvan. A good close up of the White butterfly which you have captured with fine detail and colours .a nice POV/DOF. i like the soft BG. well done TFS. good notes too.
Nick..

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6573 W: 89 N: 15656] (65477)
  • [2007-12-06 15:48]

very nice butterfly's pose in this pic,perfect sharpness and colours fantastic,thanks for share,Luciano

Hi Ridvan,
A beautiful Cabbage White picture. You did well with sharpness and exposure. Also great pov and well composed. TFS.
JC

Hello Ridvan,
Fine details in the butterfly, the composition is attractive and makes the subject stand out well!
Greetings,
Pablo -

Hi Ridvan,
Pretty butterfly with beautiful colors!
Excellent contrast and framing.
Very pleasant composition.
Congratulations for beautiful work!
Best wishes,
José Roberto

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  • joey Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1739 W: 224 N: 6872] (24909)
  • [2007-12-07 2:38]

Hello Ridvan,
good shot of this Cabbage White.
The contrast between the white and purple is superb!
Good DOF and focusing.
Great BG as well.
Well done,
Joe

Merhaba Rıdvan
Beyaz kelebekleri görüntülemek zordur ama iyi başarmışsın
Eline sağlık

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2007-12-07 9:43]

Selam Ridvan,
Fine shot of a Small white taken from a good POV with fine sharpness and exposure. Great composition with the fflower against a pleasing neutral BG.
Well done and thanks,
Ivan

Hi Ridvan, lovely butterfly and beautiful flower with splendid colors, great details and excellent sharpness, i think that needs a bit more contrast, very well done, ciao Silvio

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  • Adanac Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1273 W: 1 N: 6188] (21378)
  • [2007-12-07 10:38]

Hello Ridvan,
Splendid macro image with sharp details and beautiful colors. The lovely out of focus background isolates the subject excellently, thanks for sharing.
Rick

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  • lutya Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 17 W: 0 N: 93] (451)
  • [2007-12-08 1:57]

Rıdvan merhaba

Çiçek ve kelebek güzel kompozisyon oluşturmuş.Çerçeveyi çok beğendim.Eline sağlık...

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