- vanderschelden (30441)
- [2008-06-09 11:48]
Very good image, Art.
You have one wing completely sharp plus very good light...
Well composed. Nicely blurred BG.
- jai_glenny (775)
- [2008-06-09 11:53]
Looks very much like the common Blue that we see around here. Nice deatils in the wings along with the antenae.
- batu (16383)
- [2008-06-09 12:19]
a beautiful and technically perfect picture of this Lycaenide butterfly.
Well focused on the body axis, the antennae and the right wings which all ly in the same plane.
Colours, reflectance and light are pleasant and pretty good.
Best wishes, Peter
- jaycee (25460)
- [2008-06-09 12:28]
A very beautiful butterfly with lovely greys, blues and white. Interesting notes about the tail-like hairs on the wings which seem to distinguish it from other blue butterflies. Good position to show off the pretty wing markings.
- eqshannon (31139)
- [2008-06-09 12:54]
Very nice Art. I have put it in with my other 'blue things' theme...it is a group theme...and oddly there are quite a few of this species...yours is a super fine close in and very nicely seen from a good and unique angle.
- GLEM (10)
- [2008-06-09 13:15]
very nice blue macro shot, fanstastic details and color. Good Pov.
- accassidy (2454)
- [2008-06-09 15:29]
Excellent portrait of this Blue. Very good colour and detail. I will be in eastern Oregon in late July, early August. What should I look for?
- lise (2877)
- [2008-06-09 15:30]
This is an amazing picture of my favorite little butterfly. I could never capture one, they are way too fast.
Wonderful sharpness and details, nice metallic blue colour.
- gracious (13068)
- [2008-06-09 17:49]
Many thanks for sharing such a beautufl Western tailed blue with us!
good pose of it with very nice colour and details
- SueThomson (603)
- [2008-06-10 2:09]
A lovely image and a very pretty subject. Well done on the sharpness of the wing and antennas..excellent work.
- Adanac (21378)
- [2008-06-10 5:24]
Wonderful image of this species, natures colors are amazing and so is your capture of them. Great work Art, thank you for sharing.
- sandpiper2 (16757)
- [2008-06-10 5:46]
Great shot of this attractive blue
Good sharpness, great colour
- meyerd (7499)
- [2008-06-10 7:27]
really great, the composition, the lightfall, the blue iridescence. What can I say? Compliments. Thanks for presenting it on TN.
- PeterZ (48618)
- [2008-06-10 11:03]
Don't have much time, very beautiful photo.
- eladen (46)
- [2008-06-10 15:16]
The detail on this is wonderful. Also, I love the angle you've taken this from. It gives us a chance to see the entire body as well as the wing.
- izler (44)
- [2008-06-11 11:58]
beautiful species and well close-up
i like POV, BG, DOF, colours and details
thanks for sharing
- arfer (0)
- [2008-06-13 21:18]
I love this capture.
I have had problems chasing these guys around and getting them with their wings open is a bonus.
Lovely rich colours and good use of lighting.
The textures are great.
- BIODEIA (79)
- [2009-12-18 14:03]
It is one of the most beautiful butterflies I have seen.
And since I am a biologist, I have seen many.
Congratulations, I loved it!
Sao Paulo - Brazil