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Butterfly for Carl

Butterfly for Carl
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Copyright: Paul Lees (PaulLees) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 548 W: 0 N: 1647] (9004)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-10-13
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D800e
Exposure: f/8, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-04-15 4:40
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[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hello everyone,

I would like to dedicate this Butterfly image to Carl Landsberg AKA Jakkals, who will be undergoing major hip surgery tomorrow at the Zuid Afrikaanse Hostpital in Pretoria South Africa,

Carl i wish everything goes well for you tomorrow, and hope you have a speedy recovery, because i know you and Annetjie are avid campers and love the outdoors, be strong my friend, get well and back to normal soon,

God bless,

Best Regards,


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賞心悅目 美輪美奐

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-04-15 5:29]

Hello Paul,
Great dedication to Carl.
Fantastic macro in superb sharpness and details. Splendid colours, POV, composition and DOF. A beauty!

SUPERB focusing job!!!
I pray for your friend.
Great presentation and a lovely dedication.
Mario from Canada.

Hello Paul,
Beautiful butterfly.Nice BG.Attractive colour and details.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,

hallo Paul
super good picture with great sharpness and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-04-15 11:51]

Hi Paul.I join in the congratulations to our friend Carl, hoping that everything goes well and can get back to racing through the fields like the old days.And my best compliments for your pic,is absolutely fantastic,the best quality as possible of detail and colors and very very close! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-04-15 11:52]

Hi Paul,
Love again to see one of your nice photos. Fantastic
sharpness details,amazing colors and nice composition.
Beautiful butterfly.
Regards Jiri.
Also wish speedy recovery for Carl.

Hello Paul!
A perfect shot with excellent details, beautiful natural colors and a fine vertical framing,
Thanks for sharing,
Best Regards,

Hello Paul,
I missed some of your photos....I was very busy in the last months. As usual perfect details....perfect colors and lovely composition with this superb butterfly specie.
Thanks for sharing!

Ciao Paul, great macro of fantastic butterfly, wonderful natural colors, fine detils and splendid sharpness, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

Great butterfly and fantastic photo Pauly! My best wishes to Carl!

Hi Paul,
a great portrait with stunning sharpness and clarity. Wonderful pic. congratulation

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2014-04-29 16:17]

Hello Pauly,
A stunning butterfly image and a nice dedication to Carl. I can't believe all the people I know who have had to undergo hip surgery in the last year or two, hope Carl has a speedy recovery.
Your image is of the highest quality, a real tribute to your expertise in the field of photography. Love the rich yet natural colors and the exceptionally fine detail. Great work!!

Hello Pauly

Great macro shot, with the POV you choose on the acrobatic pose, the photo's
great focus, sharpness, and details, it gives dynamism to the photo, TFS


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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2014-05-30 9:44]

Hi Pauly,
Great shot of this beautiful butterfly ..
Great macro of fantastic butterfly, splendid sharpness, wonderful colors and fine details
Best wishes,

Boy does this one really pop! The details and colors are very exciting. The exposure works out nicely creating a nice contrast. Well done. :)

Graet close up here dear Paul! Excellent details and sharp. Beauticul colours against the dark BG.


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