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Getting Old Now.

By Perry_95
This butterfly is obviously getting old, which i think in butterfly terms is only a week or two, and its wings are ragged at the edges. Little bit of photoshop, lightened up the three corners excluding the top right because i felt the eye was drawn too much towards the top right. I also used the sharpening brush and just on around 25% went around the edges, the eyes and the body (not wings)

F-stop - f/4.5
Exposure time - 1/100 sec.
ISO speed - ISO-400
Exposure bias - 0 step
Focal length - 125mm
35mm focal lenght - 187 (dont know what this means)

Tags: Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: saeidNL, WindowonWildlife, MandyD and 4 more


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Comments


saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
14 Apr 2011 10:34PM
Excellent close up with fine detail.
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KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 169 England
15 Apr 2011 7:33AM
Poor tatty little Owl Butterfly! (They don't last so long in a hothouse, because their wings keep hitting the glass and there are usually a lot of plants about). You've coped very well with the dimpsy light.
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2011 8:56AM
Lovely shot! Beautiful butterfly even with tatty wings...
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