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Copyright: Lee Hearn (lhearn) (14)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-03-17
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/3.5, 1/80 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-03-17 14:20
Viewed: 3677
Points: 14
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Brimstone (gonepteryx rhamni)
The Brimstone is the butterfly credited with the invention of the common English term for all Lepidoptera: its yellow colouring originally earning it the name 'butter-coloured fly'.
Wingspan: 6cm
Habitat: Woodland edges, flowery grassland, meadows, gardens and fenland
Range: Europe, from Britain down towards the Mediterranean
Status: Generally common

I saw this one at King's Hat in the New Forest today, I must have got 20 shots and it never moved an inch. I usually shoot with a Canon 40d but the family got a Pentax x90 superzoom so I took it out for a spin today. Thanks for looking, any comments are welcome, I am here to learn

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hello Lee
and with a good sharpnesspicture
Great details and super good colours
Hope to see more of you
thanks greeting lou

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-03-17 14:36]

Hello Lee,
You start with a very beautiful photo on TN. Welcome.
Excellent clear contrasting colours against the darker background. Very sharp and taken from a pleasing point of view in a good composition.
Hope to see a lot more.

Hi Lee.

Welcome on TN.
Your 1st post is really impressive. Nice butterfly & very well captured with good POV.
Well done & thanks for sharing. Keep posting.


Hello Lee,
Well come on TN, the place where you can find your nature lover friends.
your first post is really murvelous.
Samiran from INDIA

Hi Lee,

A very warm welcome to TN and what a way to start,

Lovely specimen of the brimstone butterfly taken in its natural habitat,
Nice colour, a slight fall off of sharpness to the rear of the wings,
but nevertheless a nice Picture Lee, TFS,


Hello Lee. Welcome to TN.
Impressive first photo! The composition the colours and the sharpness are excellent.

Ciao Lee, welcome on TN, lovely butterfly on a beautiful blurry BG, splendid sharpness, fine details and wonderful natural colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

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