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Brimstone Pair


Brimstone Pair
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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: 2014-06-03
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Sigma 70-300 4-5.6 APO DG MACRO, 58mm UV
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/400 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-07-21 21:24
Viewed: 1625
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A variety of butterflies were seen mud-puddling near a water spring during my Himalayan trek in the first week of June this year. Here is a pair of Brimstone butterflies.

Gonepteryx rhamni (known as the Common Brimstone) is a butterfly of the Pieridae family. It lives in Europe, North Africa and Asia; across much of its range, it is the only species of its genus, and is therefore simply known locally as the brimstone.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gonepteryx_rhamni

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Ciao Ram, great macro of lovely couple, wondrful colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

nicely taken with good angle. tfs.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-07-22 2:11]

Hello Ram,
Nice to see these two butterflies in such a splendid light and contrasting against the dark background. Great sharpness, details and diagonal composition.
Regards,
Peter

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2014-07-22 7:29]

Hi Ram.
Simply great POV, shallow DOF and diagonal composition. I am amazed with precise DOF. Tack sharpness of the butterflies and surrounding ground, stunning transparency of the image and clean fine colours of the shot. Well done and best regards.
Alexei.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-07-22 8:34]

Hi Ram,you caught in the best way this very lucky meeting,truly beautiful the perspective and the exposure of the diagonal light,very nice 3D effect on the wings,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

hallo Ram
super sharpness and good light on the butterfly's
the colours are beautiful to
thanks greeting lou

Ciao Ram
照的很漂亮 很美丽的蝴蝶 也很清晰
构图也很美丽 真是好看
谢谢分享
STONE

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2014-07-30 19:28]

Hello Ram,
A great shot of these two beautiful Common Brimstone Butterflies. Their veined wings are easily seen in fine detail and rich yet natural colors. I like the diagonal presentation as it adds a bit of interest to the overall composition.
Ron

Great photo Ram! The composition with the two butterflies is fantastic! wonderful colours and very good sharpness too!
Regards,
Christodoulos

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