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Lasiommata megera

Lasiommata megera
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Copyright: Siegfried Potrykus (siggi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-07-31
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-08-05 1:25
Viewed: 815
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Lasiommata megera, the wall brown, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae (subfamily Satyrinae). It is widespread in the Palearctic ecozone with a large variety of habitats and a number of generations a year.North Africa, Europe, Caucasus, Asia Minor, Middle East, West Siberia, North Tian-Shan, Dzhungarsky Alatau, Kazakhstan and Dzhungaria
Habitats include forest edges and clearings, shrubby areas in ravines and river valleys and sparse woodlands. Also found in montane habitats up to 03,000 metres (09,843 ft) a.s.l.)(Wikipedia)

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-08-05 2:32]

Hi Siggi,spectacular close up of this nice Megera,not common in my country and that i seen only a time in my life.The sharpness is excellent and the colors very bright.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Sigfried,
Thanks for visiting my gallery.
This is indeed a superb butterfly specie wide spread in my country...What a beauty....Excellent focus and very good details.

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2015-08-05 4:10]

Hello Siegfried,
nice capture lovely butterfly,regards..

One can't ask for more than a beautiful butterfly posing with its wings open, Siegfried.
You have made the best of this opportunity in this lovely shot.
Immaculate colours and details on those fully open wings.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2015-08-05 7:40]

Hello Siggi,
Very nice macro of this butterfly in good sharpness and beautiful colours. A bit tiny in the frame, but a full presentation.

hallo Siegfried
nice shot with good details and bveautiful colours
thanks gr lou

Hello Siegfried,
Beautiful butterfly and your tight crop showing us its good details as well as sharpness. Very nice color and light.
Thanks for sharing,

Ciao Siggi, great macro of beautiful butterfly, fantastic details, wonderful colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hi Siggi,

Two problems here, one is the image is too tight in the frame, and the other is sharpness...,

Best Regards,


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