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Sunflower Butterfly

Sunflower Butterfly
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Copyright: Paul Braynard (pbraynard) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 44 W: 0 N: 96] (891)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-07-30
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): A painter's dream [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2010-07-31 8:35
Viewed: 6056
Points: 9
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This was the first time this season that I'd seen a butterfly attracted to our sunflowers. Usually they prefer the butterfly bush, cosmos, and other flowers. I spotted this guy on the flower and dashed for my camera. Much to my delight he stayed there long enough for me to snap off several shots.

Thanks for your comments and stopping by to take a look.

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To Miss_Piggy: Thanks Annapbraynard 1 08-08 08:47
To jlinaresp: Thanks for your commentspbraynard 1 07-31 12:39
To Robb: Thanks Robpbraynard 1 07-31 10:12
To SunToucher: Thanks for the feedbackpbraynard 1 07-31 08:55
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Hi Paul,
A nice bright shot of a beautiful yellow butterfly posing on a great sunflower. You got both of them well focused. The photo looks a little soft and could use a little dose of sharpness.

P.S. its no crime to give critique.

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  • Robb Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 14 W: 0 N: 11] (293)
  • [2010-07-31 8:59]
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Hi Paul!
Beautiful colorful butterfly, I have not seen the like.
Nice composition, very nice overall effect. I love it!
Sincerely, Robert

Hello Paul,
Wow! It was made with all the P90's optical zoom, right? ... is a pretty good result with colors very well achieved, as the contrast level!
Good work, Greetings, Thanks for sharing.

Hallo Paul
This is my kind of image. It has bright colours and is done with no pretence just like nature should be. It has summer, happiness and lots of joy written all over it and is really beautiful to look at. I think anybody that feels a bit depressed will feel much better once they laid their eyes one this cheerful and sunny image. I like it a lot. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

Well taken, good comp, just a little bit more sharpness added to the detail would make it even better.


Yellow on yellow, good focus and balance..


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