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Black Swallowtail Butterfly

Black Swallowtail Butterfly
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Copyright: Gregory Wagner (fotoguy22) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 18] (231)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-07-21
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/8, 1/800 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-07-31 17:03
Viewed: 3006
Points: 6
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Taken at the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge in southern Illinois near the town of Marion.

Black Swallowtail Butterfly (Papilio polyxenes)

Canon 1D Mark 2N
400mm 2.8 lens w/ 2x teleconverter and monopod

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2010-07-31 19:19]

Beautiful image of excellent species whose marking, shapes and colors captured perfectly against interesting background. tfs.

amazing butterfly, TFS Ori

Hello Gregory,
A little lack of contrast, but a macro is very interesting and varied elements, the composition is really pleasing to the eye!
TFS, Regards,

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