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Plain tiger

Plain tiger
Photo Information
Copyright: yildiz banu pek (star74) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 211 W: 3 N: 598] (2474)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-08-23
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D70S, AF-S VR Zoom Nikkor ED 70-300mm F4.5-5.6
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-10-02 7:44
Viewed: 3595
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta

Order: Lepidoptera

Superfamily: Papilionoidea

Family: Nymphalidae

Subfamily: Danainae

Tribe: Danaini

Genus: Danaus

Species: D. chrysippus

Binomial name
Danaus chrysippus

The Plain Tiger is a medium sized butterfly with a wingspan of about 7–8 cm. The body is black with many white spots. The wings are tawny the upper side being brighter and richer than the underside. The apical half of the fore wing is black with a white band. The hind wing has 3 black spots around the center. The hind wing has a thin border of black enclosing a series of semicircular white spots.


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Merhaba Yildiz,
Amazing capture of this p. tiger!
I like very much the clear and sharp details got on the insect's wings.
The lighting is very good, as well as the nicely blurred background.
Congratulations and thanks for share it.
My best regards,

Hello Yildiz,
Excellent capture of this butterfly.
Great color and focus detail.
The light coming through the wings is pleasing.
Fine POV.

merhaba Yıldız,
harika, gerçekten çok güzel bir çekim. renkleriyle netliğiyle kompozisyonuyla çok güzel. çok ilgimi çekenlerden ama bana bir türlü denk gelmedi. eline sağlık, iyi akşamlar. selamlar.

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2007-10-02 8:48]

Hello Yildiz,
This is a splendid capture of the Plain Tiger!
The light and colours are wonderful and details very sharp. Very interesting background too in this fine composition.
TFS and regards, Ulla

Merhaba Yildiz,
perfect sharpness, vivid colour and much details on your captured!
very good exposure and focus too
well composed and well seen

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2007-10-02 11:26]

Hi Yildiz.
I amazed with your wonderful shot of this beautiful butterfly and so nice scenery. Terrific reproduction of colours and details of the insect, DOF is great as well as the well blurred BG. Lighting is unusual and superbly illuminated both the main subject and BG. Bravo and TFS.

Hello Yildiz,
Excellent capture.I like the clear and sharp details got on the Plain Tiger's wings.The light and colours are wonderful.And very interesting background.TFS
You can see my "The Plain Tiger" at
http://www.treknature.com/gallery/Asia/Thailand/photo132477.htm http://www.treknature.com/gallery/Asia/Thailand/photo132742.htm


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  • izler Gold Star Critiquer [C: 1387 W: 3 N: 9] (44)
  • [2007-10-07 2:57]

selam star
harika renk-desenleri olan bu guzel kelebege iyi bir yakin cekim yapmissin
kompozisyon, bakis acisi, flu arka plan, isik, renkler, netlik ve detaylari basarili olmus
eline saglik

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