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Perfect Timing

By JoanMcC
picture of butterfly. where could i have improved this picture. is it worthwile cloning out the brown parts of the leaves.
is it worthwhile entering for comps

Tags: General Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

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19 Nov 2009 1:29PM
Lovely image - great colour & detail captured !

Chris

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KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 167 England
19 Nov 2009 1:54PM
What a gorgeous image - the details you've caught on the Peacock is gorgeous. I love the colours, with the green as a background - perfect.
MAGS58 8 Canada
19 Nov 2009 2:04PM
Fantastic image, love the detail and colour . Well captured for sure.
John
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
19 Nov 2009 3:01PM
Lovely image of the Peacock butterfly. I have offered a slight alteration (modification 3 above) for your consideration. The original is however a most attractive shot of a most attractive subject. Well captured.
Ronnie.
paulbroad 9 116 1056 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2009 4:36PM
Nice shot and well done. You used a 70/200 and no technical details. I suspect depth of field is minimal. If i were to be very critical, the left wing is sharper than the right - just a bit. On a very flat subject like this, that really does mean a shallow field. Possibly a couple of stops less.

Paul
CathR 9 151 564 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2009 4:41PM
Hello Joan and a warm welcome to EPZ.

Lovely butterfly. As others have said already you have captured the colour and the details of the butterfly very well. As the butterfly has its wings flat this has enabled you to get good depth of field. However the shot does look slightly soft - it is not pin sharp, particularly round the edges. This may be due to the uploading process. It is best to sharpen your image, do the preparation for uploading to the site and then do a second bit of sharpening, so you get a nice clean image. I have uploaded a mod for you where I have applied a bit more sharpening.

Anyway, good work.

Best wishes

Catherine
11 Dec 2009 3:43AM
beautiful samanha

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