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Pelopidas agna -Thanks Ivan

Pelopidas agna -Thanks Ivan
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Copyright: Jusni Nasirun (jusninasirun) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1740 W: 71 N: 3675] (14660)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-11-28
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D80
Exposure: f/18.0, 1/200 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Butterflies of Malaysia [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2010-12-05 2:10
Viewed: 3382
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hello friends in TN.

A skipper or skipper butterfly is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. They are named after their quick, darting flight habits. There are more than 3500 recognized species of skippers and they occur worldwide, but with the greatest diversity in the Neotropical regions of Central and South America.

Please read more HERE.


Thanks Argus (Ivan) for the ID.

Pelopidas agna (Dark Branded Swift)

More about this skipper HERE.

siggi, eqshannon, boreocypriensis, jaycee, marius-secan, CeltickRanger, Dis. Ac. has marked this note useful
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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2010-12-05 2:14]

Hi Jusni,it's alwas a great problem to find the exact name of these insects of this large family..ehehe...very good pic whit a beautiful point of view,impressive sharpness and colors.Thanks for share,have a nice Sunday,Luciano

A fine shot of a lovely Skipper Jusni! Seems that all skippers around the world are very similar in every respect. Good point of view amazing clarity and composition.
Have a great Sunday and week my friend! Greetings from SA!
George Veltchev

Hello Jusni,
Pecfectly texturized and sharp skipper, teh POV is very good do show us the wing's structure. Goor work, TFS

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2010-12-05 2:45]

Hello Jusni,
A very fine macro of what I think is the Dark branded Swift, Pelopidas agna.
The semi dorsal POV shows its features with excellent sharpness and colours that contrast nicely against the leaf BG in pleasing composition.
Thanks and kind regards,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-12-05 3:09]

Hello Jusni,
A photo in very beautiful natural and contrasting colours, impressive sharpness and details and a pleasing composition. Very good DOF.

Ciao Jusni, lovely little skipper in a beautiful macro, splendid light, fine details, excellent sharpness and wonderful colors, very well done my friend, have a good Sunday, ciao Silvio

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2010-12-05 4:44]

Hello Jusni,
precise, clear and sharp image of this pretty skipper . Elegant composition.Best regards Siggi

Even I may have been lucky enough to ID this one but as well give my credit to Ivan. Well composed in the vertical and fine contrast of collies.

hello Jusni
very nice picture with good details and very nice colours
good sharpness to
greeting lou

Hello Jusni
Beautiful photo with good composition and very good sharpness.
Regards Christodoulos.

Incredible close-up of a small skipper beauty my friend Jusni!
You certainly managed to focus in well on this pretty skipper.
Good use of the available light, looks quite balanced across the entire image.
TFS and have a nice new, sunny week MF!


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  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2010-12-05 11:49]

Hi Jusni,

A wonderful capture of this Skipper posing so nicely on the leaf. You give us an excellent view of this butterfly with natural colors and sharp details. I love the composition.


Hello Jusni,
A very interesting skipper I've never seen before.
Exceptional details and focus.
Great capture.

hello Jusni

an excellent shot of this skipper butterfly with the superb POV
from above and the way it is framed, great focus sharpness
and details, excellent contrast, beautiful luminosity, TFS


Hi Jusni,

an nice image from this skipper with above pov.
Good of sharpness and details.
Nice green bg.
Fine colors.


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