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Posted by zook on Thu May 23, 2024 1:10 am

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The day was very windy, and I spent about 45 minutes and about 600 shots in high burst mode with different parameters in the hope of getting some nice sharp images... Less than ten was good enough to continue processing. This is the one of them... the male of eastern festoon butterfly (Zerynthia cerisy)... a blue area with the butterfly is a petal of a large clematis flower...

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X-T4; XF 1,4x + XF 80 macro; f8; 1/250; ISO1600; tripod; natural light, single shot.

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by Darren5907 on Thu May 23, 2024 7:39 am
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Zook,
Thanks for sharing your field technique.

Excellent image of this tiny beauty!
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Thu May 23, 2024 10:05 am
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Beautidul results for your efforts. A gorgeous specimen!
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by david fletcher on Thu May 23, 2024 10:24 am
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Well worth the effort and persistence Zoran. Well done.
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by zook on Thu May 23, 2024 1:17 pm
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Thank you all for your comments... I usually avoid taking photos in windy weather, because the success in these conditions is weak... Nevertheless, I was persistent here, because this kind of butterfly is relatively rare, lives for a short time during a year, in a narrow territory and an opportunity such this should not be missed... a few years ago I managed to photograph these butterfly with its wings spread - viewtopic.php?f=5&t=283863
 

by Carol Clarke on Fri May 24, 2024 4:11 am
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david fletcher wrote: Well worth the effort and persistence Zoran.  Well done.

Yes!  A beauty, Zoran.

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by Tom Whelan on Sat May 25, 2024 9:24 pm
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Excellent image of a lovely butterfly.
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