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My First Butterfly Photo

My First Butterfly Photo
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Copyright: Hien Vy Nguyen (HienVy) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 369 W: 18 N: 697] (4273)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-06-23
Categories: Nature
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-07-03 20:55
Viewed: 1390
Points: 28
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Taken at Mercer Aboretum in Humble, TX

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very interesting POV covring the maximum details.the colors are bright.focus is sharp.light green BG is giving pleasing bokeh affect.The soft focused pink flowers are very well projecting subject.Nicely composed post.Thanks for being neighbour.

VERY nice!! You captured him WELL! Nice deep DOF! Very sharp. I gotta make a trip up to Humble soon! Nice work! Stay dry!

Hi Hien ,
What a lovely shot of this amazingly beautiful butterfly with very good framing and lovely placement for this cute subject,the details are amazing too while the sharpness is outstanding,the contrast colors are amazing too and the bokeh is incredible with creamy effect,very well captured and beautifully presented.

Best Regards

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  • AKITA Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1523 W: 73 N: 86] (20294)
  • [2010-07-03 22:24]

dear Hien Vy,
a beautiful shot of very charming butterfly,
its pattern and colors on wing and body are captured very well, it is so smart and attractive,
and red flowers look lovely and back blurred green space is wonderful,
thank you for your excellent shot with graceful ambience,

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  • Saba Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1474 W: 0 N: 4177] (21534)
  • [2010-07-04 7:28]

Hello Hien Vy :)

Black butterfly in composition from red flowers
and green background, it looks very beautifully and flashily.
Miraculous colours, very natural, splendid light and sharpness. Splendid, very showy composition :)
I congratulate realization...excellent!!!

With best wishes.

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  • fransx Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2938 W: 134 N: 7397] (41704)
  • [2010-07-04 9:20]

Hi Hien,
Congratulations for your first butterfly macro!
Excellent shot with a superb POV!
Precise details in the insect and adequate lighting.
Good positioning and composition.
Well done for this successful experiment!

Francis Xavier

Beautiful first! Butterflies are beautiful subjects for photos. Great POV and DOF. Good framing, tfs.

wonderful shot, great details and composition, very similiar to linda's post and thats good because hers are great too, take care,

Merhaba Hien,
İlk kelebek makron süper olmuş.Netlik, renkler ve flu arka zemin harika.Tebrikler,


Hi Hien Vy,
Beautiful macro picture of this butterfly,
Excellent details and sharp picture,
good colors and light,
Well presented and composed,

Beautiful done,
" Đẹp như mơ ..."

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  • nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2777 W: 0 N: 5194] (50772)
  • [2010-07-05 9:10]


quelle macro, la netteét est parfaite, soit sur la fleur, soit sur le papillon, et ce couleurs, quelle maiîtrise de ton sujet, le découpage de ailes, la couleurs sur ce ailes, splendide.

Bravo et amitié


Woooo, Hien Vy, this shot is spectacular.
You catched this black swallowtail so wonderful, the sharpness is excellent and the colours so brilliant. Congratulations, I love it.
Show us more of these Butterflies, thanks
Sabine - wishnugaruda

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  • werdir Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1416 W: 147 N: 2654] (11957)
  • [2010-07-06 11:02]

Hi HienVy,

Congratulations on your first butterfly capture, and a fine one it is. The butterfly is perfectly sharp while the background is nicely blurred as it should be. Well done.

Warm regards,

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