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Lasiommata megera male


Lasiommata megera male
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Copyright: Maurizio Dalla Via (maurydv) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3099 W: 115 N: 9490] (36428)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-08-07
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D70, Nikkor 300mm AF-S f/4, Digital ISO 200
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/640 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Italian Yellow [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-01-14 14:44
Viewed: 3502
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 64
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Lasiommata megera (Linnaeus 1767) Pararge megera
Wall Brown (inglese)
Mégère (francese) Satyre

Ordine Lepidoptera
Super famiglia Papilionidea
Famiglia Nymphalidae (precedentemente i Satiridi rientravano in questa Famiglia)
Famiglia Satyridae (ora costituiscono una vera e propria Famiglia vedi note)
Sottofamiglia Pararginae
Genere Lasiommata (Pararge)

Satiridi

Megera

E’ un Satiride di medie dimensioni con apertura alare di circa 4,5 cm., caratterizzata da una vivace livrea del dorso delle ali arancione con un reticolo di linee e nervature scure. Le ali anteriori mostrano un grosso ocello apicale con pupilla, le posteriori quattro ocelli posdiscali, anch'essi con punto bianco centrale. I caratteristici disegni della parte superiore delle ali la rendono facilmente riconoscibile, essendo possibile osservarla mentre si crogiola al sole. Le parti inferiori delle ali anteriori ripetono gli stessi motivi della pagina supero-anteriore, mentre, posteriormente, evidenziano una trama criptica che imita la superficie di una corteccia o le screziature di una roccia, che assicurano alla Megera un’efficace mimetizzazione ad ali chiuse.


La fotografia
E’ stata scattata con il 300 mm. con lettura spot dell’esposizione e regolazione manuale del tempo e del diaframma. Si tratta di una Megera maschio facilmente riconoscibile in quanto si può vedere anche parte della pagina superiore dell’ala anteriore. Questa specie si può comunque riconoscere con una certa facilità anche solo attraverso la visione della parte inferiore delle ali, soprattutto quando l’ala posteriore con i suoi disegni criptici non copre completamente l’ala anteriore (in questa specie il dimorfismo sessuale è evidente, vedi la parte superiore delle ali: male e female). Questa farfalla si può osservare per un lungo periodo fino all’autunno inoltrato, in cui è facile vederla posata sui muri al sole, da cui il nome inglese.

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ciao Maurizio!
un tipo di pov che anche a me piace molto utilizzare,i colori caldi estivi e le ali della lassiomata mostrano la loro bellezza in questo controluce morbido che hai saputo
bene valorizzare....
ciao sERGIO

Hello Maurizio superb close up. The details of the flowers and your point of view are great.
TFS
Bahadır

Beautiful lighting. Very artistic! This shot stands out from all the other photos on TN that I have viewed over the last several weeks. Great job.

hello Maurizio

one of your most beautiful butterfly photos with the flower,
excellent photography shot with a fine POV and framing,
beautiful warm luminosity and colour tones, great sharpnes
and details, this is a fine art photography Maurizio, TFS

Asbed

L'italiano s la lingua cattiva che me imparare. Spiacente. Amare per quest'immagine che ho. I colori superbi. Posso dire un più! Di nuovo di fare questo! Buono lei è...

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  • crs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 469 W: 0 N: 922] (3551)
  • [2009-01-14 21:33]

Hallo Maurizio,

The colors of your photo are very nice being so saturated and vivid. I like the sharpness you have shown butterfly and flower with. There is a fine match between the colors of the insect, flower and background. The main subject stays very well against the blurry background.

Thank you for sharing,
Cristian

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2009-01-14 23:07]

Hello Maurizio,
Lovely capture of the butterfly and the flower. Wonderful colors, great lighting, good details and a nice background.
Best regards Siggi

Maurizio merhaba,güneş bu iki güzelin güzelliğine güzellik katmış:)Renkler, ışık ve kompozisyon hakikaten nefis,ellerine sağlık

Hi My dear friend, what an excellent macro capture taken from different and unusual POV with superb details and sharpnes. Colours are also splendid. i loved this one and it is going on my favs.:)
TFS and cheers,
Bayram

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2009-01-15 1:16]

Hello Maurizio,
What lovely warm colours in this beautiful diagonal composition! A great view of the Wall Brown too showing both upper and undersides in beautiful light. Great focus on the eye and fine sharp details.
Many thanks and regards, Ulla

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2009-01-15 3:09]

Ciao Maurizio,
An excellent macro of a male L. megera taken from an unusual POV that shows all the underside and some of the upperside of the wings with superb sharpness and lighting in a pleasing composition with the yellow flowers against a good OOF natural BG.
TFS this beauty,
Ciao,
Ivan

Hallo Maurizio,

mooie compositie met die gele bloemen en de vlinder.
Prachtige kleuren.
Goede achtergrond met mooie pov.

Gert

very beautiful capture with perfect sharp and fine details , wonderful vivid colours and nice background ,
very well done!
septimiu

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2009-01-15 4:55]

Bonjour Maurizio,
Très belle composition aux couleurs-Rembrandt, un petit tableau très plaisant. Lasiommata megera est un très beau papillon, que l'on voit malheureusement assez rarement. Mais cette image nous permet de l'observer dans toute sa beauté.
Un grand merci, aussi pour ton commentaire sur ma dernière image,commentaire digne d'un poète. Tu as vraiment une grande qualité d'écriture!
Bonne après-midi
Anne

Hello Maurizio

A beautiful sharp image with excellent detail.
The colours are rich and warm.
Very good low POV.
The DOF is well done.
Nicely composed in the frame.
Very good detail and texture.
TFS

Wolf

hello Maurizio
very beautiful picture
great composition
good sharpness and colours
very nice to see this
greeting lou

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  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2009-01-15 7:22]

Hello Maurizio
Very nice macro shot!
very good details and nice colours.
Well done!

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  • Mana Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1772 W: 36 N: 5597] (18598)
  • [2009-01-15 8:36]

Hi Maurizio,
Wonderful shot of this beautiful butterfly and the lighting is so special and classic. Very neat and sharp image with lovely colours and details. Very pleasing to the eyes. Excellent POV, DOF and composition.
TFS.
Sumon

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  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2009-01-15 9:15]

Hi Maurizio,

A beautiful butterfly and an even more beautiful picture. The position of the Wall Brown on the flower is magnificent showing off both sides of the wings in fine detail. Colors are beautiful. I love the diagonal composition with the flowers leading up to the butterfly.

Jane

Ciao Maurizio, bel semicontroluce con fantastico sfondo, composizione di gran fascino, bravo, ciao Silvio

Ciao Maurizio!
Veri interesting picture and document, Beautiful butterfly in the flower.
Salutacions cordials. Ferran

ciao Maurizio
Very good colors of this image
butterfly and flower are good focused
superb BG
TFS Jacqueline

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  • valy67 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1727 W: 59 N: 3060] (9219)
  • [2009-01-15 15:16]

Hello Maurizio !
Wow, Ilove this picture ! The dark but warm colors are gorgeous, as well as the light on the butterfly and flowers. Composition and POV are truly splendid, and the blurred BG compliments the butterfly very beautifully. Excellent shapness and details, too. Very well done !
Valerie.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2009-01-15 15:32]

Ciao Maurizio,questa mi manca nella collezione estiva,evidentemnte dalle mie parti non batte...ehehe...una foto di gran classe perfettamente riuscita dal punto di vista piu' difficile,lavoro perfetto..ma oramai ti conosciamo e ti apprezziamo! Buon Venerdi',Luciano

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  • NinaM Gold Star Critiquer [C: 773 W: 3 N: 1157] (4077)
  • [2009-01-15 17:20]

I can smell the flower and hear the flap of the wings of this butterfly. This is a beautiful picture, Maurizio, sharp and bright yet shining with a warm light. It is perfectly sharp and the dof is also superb, leading our eyes through the frame. I really like looking at the butterfly, it is very detailed and beautiful. Thank you Maurizio, to bring us this warmth and beautiful light.

francine

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  • Adanac Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1273 W: 1 N: 6188] (21378)
  • [2009-01-15 17:58]

Hello Maurizio,
Fantastic depth of field, focus and exposure Maurizio. The results are outstanding, thank you for this incredible image.
Rick

Hi Maurizio.

This is such a beautiful and colorful post of a butterfly. The straight body indicates it is a male, I guess. Thanks for sharing and best regards.

Jusni

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  • Heaven Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 996 W: 123 N: 2341] (7912)
  • [2009-01-15 21:44]

Hi Maurizio!

It's certainly not a hazard that your picture has this little green star! It's just beautiful. For me, it's not seasonal and I have some difficulties to get into butterfly pictures now, but this one is just a beauty. The colours, the composition and the overall expression of the picture are superb!

Kind regards

Markus

Perfect photo. Beautiful colors. Thanks.
Gökhan

Olá Maurizio

Gosto muito desta foto. A composição é linda, belas cores e ótima luz.
Parabéns.
GA
Vera

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  • eng55 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1256 W: 42 N: 1976] (5892)
  • [2009-01-16 12:50]

Hi Maurizio,
Beautiful capture of this butterly.I liked use of backlight,colors,BG and composition a lot.Very well done!
Thanks for posting.

A macro done with quality, I like the colours. the POV and the light. In my opinion the lights made the diference. Congratulations.

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  • joey Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1739 W: 224 N: 6872] (24909)
  • [2009-01-18 13:40]

Ciao Maurizio,
a brilliant shot of this Wall Brown.
Really sharp and crisp.
Superb DOF.

Well done,
Joe

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