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Lesser Grass Blue

Lesser Grass Blue
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Copyright: Ram Thakur (ramthakur) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4316 W: 231 N: 14052] (56953)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-08-26
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Sigma EX 105mm F2.8 DG Macro, 58mm UV
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/250 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-08-27 7:55
Viewed: 2310
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Lesser Grass Blue, Zizina otis, is a species of blue butterflies found in south Asia. The Lesser Grass Blue is often misidentified as the Common Grass Blue, Zizina labradus.


Zizina otis occurs in south Asia. It was reported from Oahu (Hawaii, USA) in 2008. Zizina otis labradus is found in the North Island, and the northern part of the South Island of New Zealand while the Zizina otis oxleyi is found in the southern part of the South Island of New Zealand only.



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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-08-27 8:09]

Hello Ram,
Beautiful photo in wonderful colours and a fantastic choice of composition. Good sharpness and DOF with a nice blurry background.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-08-27 9:06]

Waaw Ram,what a spectacular 3D effect!! A very professional pic,the use of flash make the difference,fantastic colors and details,i like it!Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Hello Ram,my neighbor today!!!!
What a very impressive, a spectacular shot!Wow!!!So delightful to look!!!!The colors are stunning!!! And the POV is wonderful.Really awesome work!!!So well done!!! TFS
Thanks also for visiting my gallery!I appreciated it!
Nice week,

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-08-27 10:18]

Hello Ram.
A wonderful image. Very good light and sharpness. Excellent background. Well done.
Best wishes.Best regards Siggi

good shot Ram
i like the wings and also the inside wings together
great sharpness and good details
the colours and light are beautiful
thanks greeting lou

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  • PeakXV Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 121 W: 0 N: 544] (3135)
  • [2012-08-27 11:15]

Hello Ram,

Wonderful, colorful capture of this lesser grass blue in striking contrast to it's host flora and with a well engineered bokeh. The pov is at a challenging angle and gives us full disclosure into this insect's best features. Well taken!



Ciao Ram, lovely litle butterffly on beautiful flower, fantastic colors, beautiful blurry BG, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Ram
Beautiful photo with excellent composition and wonderful colours.

Hello Ram
Another beauty.Excellent composition,fantastic bright colours and great sharpness also.Thank You.
Have a good day!
Best regards

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