Author Topic: [Theme] Butterflies  (Read 7350 times)

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Re: [Theme] Butterflies
« Reply #15 on: April 10, 2016, 14:41:50 »
Large white and its eggs...
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Re: [Theme] Butterflies
« Reply #16 on: April 10, 2016, 17:59:48 »
holy moly you guys got nice shots!
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Re: [Theme] Butterflies
« Reply #17 on: April 10, 2016, 18:05:40 »
Great one with nice lighting giving structure details.

This creature is slowly disapeairing from our countryside (in France). First culprit : regroupings of land which destroyed miles of hedges.]


Caterpillars can be very colourful :

Caterpillar of Cucullia scrophulariphila.

Thanks a lot :-) I must miss the caterpillar season, I haven't a decent shot of one...! Most of my butterflies are from the island of Porquerolles...!
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Re: [Theme] Butterflies
« Reply #18 on: April 11, 2016, 17:05:13 »
Wonderful series. And one post with photos of my favorite, now-sold lens: the Zeiss 135mm f2 APO.

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Re: [Theme] Butterflies
« Reply #19 on: April 11, 2016, 17:06:41 »
Hi all,
beautiful macros post here. Let me share some butterflies from Muenster in Germany. I think the key for photographing butterflies is observation. Knowing the behavior of the insect  gives you information about when is the right moment to photograph them. For example, late afternoon, very early in the morning or after rain many insects in general including butterflies cannot fly (you can literally touch them), is in my opinion the best time point  for"photo shooting" them.





By the way, the first one was acquired with the Micro Nikkor 105mm F4 + PN-11, the second one with the Nikon Series E 75-150mm + Close-up filter 3T.


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Re: [Theme] Butterflies
« Reply #20 on: April 11, 2016, 17:39:54 »
Nice butterfly contributions so far !

Meadow brown


Small white in flight
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Re: [Theme] Butterflies
« Reply #21 on: April 11, 2016, 18:31:57 »
Some very nice pictures ! ArendV, your Meadow Brown is gorgeous... :-)

Another one with the Df this time...


Symphonie de jaunes... by ArchiVue, sur Flickr
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Re: [Theme] Butterflies
« Reply #22 on: April 11, 2016, 18:34:44 »
And the small one catching the last flower...


Un peu déprimé... by ArchiVue, sur Flickr[/img]
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Re: [Theme] Butterflies
« Reply #23 on: April 11, 2016, 20:43:26 »
You guys set the bar quite high. *sigh.....  :-\
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Re: [Theme] Butterflies
« Reply #24 on: April 11, 2016, 21:04:21 »
You guys set the bar quite high. *sigh.....  :-\

Don't despair. Think out of the box.

Hunt those flutterbies that got away. As an example.

White Cabbage flittering over Winter Cress.

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Re: [Theme] Butterflies
« Reply #25 on: April 11, 2016, 21:23:15 »
A couple with the "fish"

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Re: [Theme] Butterflies
« Reply #26 on: April 11, 2016, 21:27:27 »
Nr 2

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Re: [Theme] Butterflies
« Reply #27 on: April 11, 2016, 21:43:29 »
Fisheye + butterfly = Fish fly

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Re: [Theme] Butterflies
« Reply #28 on: April 11, 2016, 21:47:03 »
Very litteraly, Bjørn :) I wish I was a trout..

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Re: [Theme] Butterflies
« Reply #29 on: April 12, 2016, 00:04:08 »
Impressive thread. Again. Looks like very demanding subject.