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Copyright: Christian POURRE (TAZ) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2003-06-28
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon IXUS 400
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Caterpillars [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2004-08-22 4:35
Viewed: 4219
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
This is the carterpillar of Papilio Machaon.
Very funny colors and big : 6 cm...
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Christia, This is one beautful caterpillar. Well isolated fromt he vlurred background. Fine shot.
Greetings, Jan

Great capture. Very nice contrasting colours. Detail is sharp. Is it eating the twig? Nice compo. Superb follow up on the previous photo. Thanx Christian.

Great Christian
Beautiful caterpillar.
Great colors , good sharpness and good compo.
Very well done

Nice capture with good colours, sharpness and DOF. Interesting critter ;-)

Christian, This is a very interesting/colorful speciman. I've been lookin myself for my 1st caterpillar to shoot. Nice photo!

WOW, did HE take that chomp off the branch? Very nice one here, Christian!

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  • RAP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2524 W: 345 N: 2373] (7405)
  • [2004-08-22 9:51]

Wow.... gran captura Christian!.
Excelente presentacion... una perspectiva que permite apreciar perfectamente al insecto.
Hermosos colores y nitidez.
Adecuada profundidad tambien.

Wow.... great capture Christian!.
Excellent presentation... a perspective that allows to perfectly appreciate the insect.
Beautiful colors and clearness.
Suitable depth also.

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  • japie Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1814 W: 100 N: 1904] (5187)
  • [2004-08-22 13:30]

I have seen some of the new funky small cars painted this way, now I know where they got the got the idea! Very nice capture with good DOF and vivid color.

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  • PDP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 2821 W: 344 N: 3779] (11769)
  • [2004-08-22 14:40]

Fantastic! Great colours and good use of DOF. Good composition too.

He's got nothing left to eat!

I think its what we call a Swallow Tail Butterfly, it is very well seen against the out of focus Back ground.Nice One
Je pense le son ce que nous appelons un papillon de queue
d'hirondelle, il est très bien vu contre hors du dos ground.Nice
un de foyer

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  • AndyB Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1366 W: 32 N: 1351] (3982)
  • [2004-08-22 17:46]

A very nice capture.
Excellent colours,composition and DoF.
A great macro shot,very well done.

tres sympas !
cette chenille est vraiment grosse, et surtout vraiment colorée.
je suis surpris du resultat que l'on peut obtenir avec un compact comme le
IXUS 400, comme quoi l'apareil ne fais pas tout !

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  • phlr Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1237 W: 130 N: 882] (2821)
  • [2005-06-17 6:49]

An excellent shot of this caterpillar!
Very good details! The colors are perfect!
I have one too, but my had only 5 cm long.
Now it's a pupa. I'm waiting to became a butterfly.

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