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The Heath Fritillary (Melitaea athalia)

The Heath Fritillary (Melitaea athalia)
Photo Information
Copyright: Miroslav Miljevic (IronM) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 144 W: 3 N: 345] (2608)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-04-17
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/2.8
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-08-08 3:11
Viewed: 2021
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Heath Fritillary (Melitaea athalia) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family.

It is found throughout the Palaearctic from Western Europe to Japan, in heathland, grassland, and in coppiced woodland. Its association with coppiced woodland earned it the name "Woodman's Follower" in parts of the UK. It is considered a threatened species in the UK and Germany, but not Europe-wide or globally.

In Serbia this spicies is quite common. It can be found everywhere, in meadows, forest edges ...

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6573 W: 89 N: 15657] (65479)
  • [2012-08-08 3:53]

Hi Miro,magnificent capture,very impressive details and natural colors,perfect point of view too,never seen in my fields,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • cloud Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 497 W: 111 N: 1535] (9539)
  • [2012-08-08 4:06]

Hello Miroslav,
This time we are neighbours even our butterflies are similar a little. photo is taken very well although you used so small exposure f/2.8.
Regards, Pawel

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-08-08 5:52]

Hello Miroslav,
Very nice macro of this butterfly in good sharpness and beautiful colours, nicely contrasting against the background. Taken from a good POV.

Hi Miroslav,
nice butterfly. Very good colours. Excellent point of view.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-08-08 10:39]

Hello Miroslav.
very beautiful shot, the Heath Fritillary has been captured with very good details, nice saturated colours, nice pov, lovely bg.Best regards Siggi

Ciao Miroslav.
Splendida questo esemplare di melitaea athalia fotografato con eccellenti particolari e un’ottima nitidezza,splendidi i colori ed un eccellente composizione molto bella complimenti.
Ciao Marco.

hello Miroslav
beautiful composition with good sharpness and good details
thanks greeting lou

Hello Miroslav
Beautiful photo with very good composition, nice lighting and good sharpness.

congratulations for the picture Miro, lovely contrast between butterfly and background, but what i like the most is the butterfly,

have a good time,

ciao, tino

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