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The Gram Blue 3

The Gram Blue  3
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Copyright: Foozi Saad (foozi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-03-27
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon SX10 IS
Exposure: f/5.7, 1/30 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Butterflies of Malaysia [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-04-07 3:14
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Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Gram Blue (Euchrysops cnejus) is a small butterfly found in India that belongs to the Lycaenids or Blues family.

Male upperside: pale purplish suffused with a bluish shade, apparent only in certain lights. Fore wing: a slender black anticiliary line edged on the inner side narrowly with fuscous dark brown, broader at apex than at the tornal angle. Hind wing: a subterminal black spot in interspace 1 and another similar spot in interspace 2, the two spots subequal in size, edged on the outer side by a white thread and on the inner side with ochraceous, more prominent in the spot in interspace 2; a slender anticiliary black line with an inner narrow margin of diffuse fuscous brown. Cilia of both fore and hind wings pale; tail at apex of vein 2 of the hind wing black tipped with white.

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salam akhi Foozi
another beautiful butterfly and its great macro shot. focus, POV, composition and frame great. but color contrasting also splendid. blue and green superb color pair. Terima kasih. Selamat malam, my friend

Hi Foozi!

I notice you have started an interesting and beautiful series about butterflies. I like this simple, yet so pleasant picture very much and especially appreciate the nice colours. I also find the notes very interesting.

Kind regards


Hello Foozi! Nice blue butterfly. Nice colours. Good contrast and sharpness. Good shot. Well done!

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  • cirano Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 997 W: 0 N: 944] (13609)
  • [2009-04-07 9:28]

Hi Foozi,
Very beautiful blue butterfly.Nice colours and sharpness.Good capture.

Hello Foozi,

Nice shot of the colourful butterfly.
Good details and composition too.


hi Foozi
very good opposition of colours,
very good photo

Hello Foozi
this butterfly is very beautiful and you have taken it from a good POV
the composition is very good as well as the colors and the details
TFS Jacqueline

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2009-04-07 15:37]

Hi Foozi,great point of view and nice details and colors,i like a lot your last works..i'm a butterflies lover..ehehe...my best compliments,have a nice day,Luciano

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2009-04-07 23:25]

it seems the blue is giving you good time for many images, nice one to see so much blue color. tfs.

hello Foozi
beautiful composition on the green background
great colours and nice details
greeting lou

Hi Foozi,

The use of a tripod and of a slow exposure speed is giving a nice image. The macro view is showing the details and colors of Gram Blue butterfly. The leaves are framing well the insect. The light is enhancing the colors. Have a nice day.


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