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Evening brown


Evening brown
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Copyright: Geoffrey Summers (summers) (705)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-11-22
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D7000, Tokina AF 100mm F/2.8 AT-X PRO D Macro
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/100 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2014-11-30 1:26
Viewed: 1756
Points: 1
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Melanitis leda, in our garden last week. Common in the Mascarines, N. Australia and and Africa. When like this with its wings closed it mimics a dead leaf. Caterpillars feed on a variety of grasses including sugarcane.


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To tuslaw: Melantis ledasummers 1 12-01 04:57
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Hello Geoffrey,
The Melanitis Leda is truly a well camouflaged butterfly which looks very similar to a dead leaf. Nice close-up shot, but the focus seems to be off a bit. I did a WS to see if I could bring back some detail. I also slightly adjusted the color. Hope you don't mind.
Ron

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