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By christinecilia
done last year i change it on my laptop so it look diferant

Tags: Wildlife and nature

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10 Jul 2012 4:14PM
A great shot,If it was me I would cropp it tighter and show the butterfly more..Lin

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netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
10 Jul 2012 6:54PM
PaulLiley 9 2 13 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2012 10:17PM
Excellent shot of a comma. Paul
Focus_Man 8 481 631 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2012 11:45AM
Comma butterfly on some bright foliage almost loses your subject matter. I think this would have been much better closer up, in sharp focus (it is quite unsharp) and with a square crop. Had you waited for it to open its wings wider you would have had a better shot still.

Compositionally I feel that because of the body language of the Comma, facing right, it needed to be in the lower left hand side, looking up. As it is your LHS is virtually redundant. I have uploaded a mod to show you how I would like to see it.

Looking at EXIF the chosen aperture of f5.3 is insufficient to get sharp focus here so perhaps f8 of f11 with either a very steady hand or a tripod. One other option available to you was to raise your ISO.

There are other shots around of Comma butterflies, (see Page 5 of my portfolio for one) so you can make comparisons.

I hope you find this useful.

Tibetan 6 3 England
11 Jul 2012 2:20PM
Nice one it's all a matter of taste! and insects do not perform on demand you get the shot before it's gone! nice one like it from me, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
19 Jul 2012 5:17PM
Stunning colors and a very interesting frame as well!Smile
yes yaleryast i like how you have crop it like it :Grin
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2012 1:42PM
Lovely shot! They are not easy to photograph as they don't stand still for long. Nice light as well. IB
kazza12 5 2 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2012 12:49PM
beautiful shot GrinGrinGrinGrin

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