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Belenois aurota

Belenois aurota
Photo Information
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: 2015-05-21
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: 2018-04-13 3:11
Viewed: 884
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Belenois aurota, the pioneer white or African caper white, is a small to medium-sized butterfly of the family Pieridae, that is, the yellows and whites, which is found in South Asia and Africa. In Africa, it is also known as the brown-veined white and is well known during summer and autumn when large numbers migrate north-east over the interior.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2018-04-13 5:12]

Hi Ram,fantastic capture of this species that i know very well,i seen in Gambia a lot of butterflies like that,but in the start of springtime,the note of Wiki are not the best of quality...ehehe..my best compliments for the top sharpness and lovely composition too. Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Hello Sir,

Lovely photograph with very good sharpness & details. The colors look gorgeous on the vibrant orange colored flower.


Warm Regards,

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

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  • periko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 2 N: 145] (1487)
  • [2018-04-16 10:44]

Nice butterfly, Ram. Excellent the DoF and the sharpness, as well as the neat background.


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