Tortoiseshell Butterfly

Picture by karl_oparka


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  • July 28, 2013
  • Nikon D800
  • nikkor 105 mm micro lens
  • Shooting Style Hand Held
  • Shoots Number Single RAW File
  • Exposures Number 3 created at 1ev
  • Editing Software Photoshop / Photomatix Pro
  • File Format RAW
  • Notes

15 Comments

28 Jul 09:24
karl_oparka

These butterflies are normally photographed from above to show their bright orange wings. However, I liked this side view which showed much more subtle colours of the underside of the wing. I did nothing to the background. The dark blue is from a ceramic pot behind the plants.

28 Jul 12:39
bjosted

10

28 Jul 13:02
Randall.Lohr

unusual wing shapes on this guy.

28 Jul 14:57
ksaul1

Nice!

28 Jul 15:28
sanz3jo

10

28 Jul 17:19
ruhri

10

28 Jul 19:09
dmitry

Perfect as ever :)

28 Jul 19:41
rxman

10

28 Jul 19:46
anonymous

preciosa.

28 Jul 20:07
digicam

10

28 Jul 22:35
kelly67

10

28 Jul 22:40
josephc

10

28 Jul 22:42
rcuello

Excellent sharpness.

28 Jul 22:45
bessi7

10

29 Jul 12:14
cnobile

Wonderful Shot!!!

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