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Heliconius erato


Heliconius erato
Photo Information
Copyright: Pedro Montes (periko) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 2 N: 145] (1487)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-10-29
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D7000, AF-S MICRO NIKKOR 105mm 1.2.8G ED, Marumi 62mm UV HAZE
Exposure: f/22, 1/250 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-11-17 19:54
Viewed: 1412
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is one of about 40 species of butterfly belonging to the genus Heliconius, family Nimphalidae, common from Mexico to northern Brazil.
It is one of the few butterflies that collects and digests pollen, confering considerable longevity to the adults.
Wingspam: 5.5 to 8 cm.

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  • NikosR Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 3 N: 447] (3436)
  • [2015-11-17 23:17]

Hi Pedro

Very beautiful composition, great sharpness and details, very beautiful natural bright colors of wings, nice POV.

Rgds

Nikos

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2015-11-18 2:53]

Hello Pedro,
Nice picture of this butterfly in fine sharpness and beautiful natural colours. Attractive choice of composition.
Regards,
Peter

Hello Pedro,

Beautiful colored butterfly; mainly red spots on its wings. Splendid light and well sharpness. Well composition too.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards,
Srikumar

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2015-11-18 7:05]

Hi Pedro,
Very good composition, amazing colours and
details. Beautiful butterfly.
Regards Jiri.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2015-11-18 7:18]

Hello Pedro,
You have these species in the wild, we can see them in Butterfly-worlds.Lucky you!
Nice horizontal presentation, good sharpness.
Anne

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-11-18 11:07]

Hi Pedro,a great gift to the butterflies fans like me! Magnificent heliconia,black and red and very very elegant,you caught in a great way this lucky meeting,fantastic capture! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Hi Pedro

Very beautiful butterfly.

Biswarup

hallo Pedro
very nice picture with beautiful colours
thanks gr lou

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2015-12-01 1:15]

Hello Pedro,
Good details and I like the way you've composed this with space above. Nice looking speciman.Regards Sigi

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