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Old World Swallowtail

Old World Swallowtail
Photo Information
Copyright: Ryszard Michalik (rychem) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 736 W: 13 N: 634] (21244)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-07-23
Categories: Nature
Camera: FinePix HS30EXR
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-07-30 21:13
Viewed: 915
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Old World Swallowtail (Papilio machaon) is a large butterfly with a wingspan of 6-8 cm. The wings are yellow with black vein markings. The caterpillar of this butterfly is one of the most beautiful caterpillars.

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Ciao Ryszard, great macro of fantastic butterfly on beautiful flower, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Ola Rysard
Good focus, sharpness and great nature moment
Um abraço

Hi Ryszard
Good photo, with bright and well defined colors.
I have seen this butterflies in Mexico.


Hi Ryszard
eye catching colors. splendid handling of light and exposure. excellent close up on a butterfly while sharp focus on the flower.

Hallo R.M
Frumoasa si clara imagine.
Numai bine,

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  • suzley Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1833 W: 317 N: 3045] (23928)
  • [2013-07-31 1:25]

I love the subtle reflections of the flower touching the underneath of this stunning butterfly.



Trés réussit, magnifique image.


Great capture with awesome pov and sharp details. Love the colors. Very well done, tfs.

Wow!! The photo is amazing!
Love the colors of the butterfly and the flower!
Congratulations! :)

HI Ryszard...beautiful work. Your colors and exposure are perfect...very artistic shot.


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