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Holly Blue

Holly Blue
Photo Information
Copyright: Thijs van Balen jr (Pentaxfriend) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 514 W: 24 N: 1888] (8048)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-08-21
Categories: Insects
Camera: Pentax *ist DL, Vivtar 100/3.5 Macro 1:2, Digital ISO 200, 49mm B+W Skylight KR1,5
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/125 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-10-01 8:00
Viewed: 3181
Points: 11
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Dutch]
Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Papilionoidea
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Celastrina
Species: C. argiolus
Binomial name:Celastrina argiolus

Thanks Krysztof(cataclysta) and Murat(murgur) for ID

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To marhowie: ThanksPentaxfriend 1 10-02 13:41
To murgur: IDPentaxfriend 1 10-01 15:49
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It is Celastrina argiolus Family Lycaenidae
Best regards

Very nice capture Thijs,
I like the composition alot. Perfectly exposed with Very good detail, color, POV, and DOF.
Great shot!

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  • murgur (66)
  • [2006-10-01 10:17]
  • [+]

nice photo.
I wish you had taken the photo when wings wide open, then you could see what a beautiful butterfly it is.

Hi Thijs

Nice shot. Good management of the white. Well done!

tres reussi ce cliché,pas surexposer ce qui est souvent le cas avec les sujet blanc.
bonne netteté,le tout est tres joli.

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  • pvb Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 385 W: 16 N: 531] (1981)
  • [2006-10-02 13:34]

Hoi Thijs
Mooi scherp en kleurrijk geheel.
Fraaie POV en DOF.
gr. paula

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  • arfer Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2731 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2006-10-03 22:04]

Hello Thijs

A beautiful capture of this Holly blue.I like the detail and sharpness.It is well composed on the yellow flower ,with a lovely dark BG.TFS


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