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Challenge: Off-Centered Subject (Classic Editing)
Camera: Olympus C-5050Z
Location: Perry, MI
Date: Jun 15, 2003
Aperture: f/3.6
ISO: 64
Shutter: 1/800sec
Galleries: Nature, Macro
Date Uploaded: Jun 15, 2003

Took it just for the heck of it. Didn't think it would be a challenge shot, but it turned out great so I couldn't resist. Three of these were flying around, the other 2 had busted up wings so I worked hard to get this guy.

Statistics
Place: 10 out of 138
Avg (all users): 6.8525
Avg (commenters): 7.6154
Avg (participants): 6.8690
Avg (non-participants): 6.8158
Views since voting: 1624
Votes: 122
Comments: 14
Favorites: 1 (view)


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08/27/2003 10:37:23 PM
Great shot! Incredible detail and a nice color range.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/22/2003 11:41:08 PM
Lovely swallowtail, but it appears just a tad overexposed. I think a slight curves adjustment could really bring out the color and darken the background.
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06/22/2003 08:29:11 PM
Wonderful capture. The combination of colours is very effective. Amazing deatil on the butterfly.
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06/21/2003 08:38:39 PM
Beautiful!
06/21/2003 02:04:39 AM
How did you catch this one with his wings open like this. You should get high marks just for getting the moment so well. Maybe there's a trick that I don't know to get them to do this, but I'm still impressed.
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06/20/2003 03:53:00 PM
not really off center wonderfully shot though 7
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06/19/2003 08:46:01 PM
I really like the texture in the butterfly's wings, very beautiful image-10
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06/19/2003 01:06:38 AM
Maybe use a shallower DOF to make the butterfly stand out more. Great shot anyway.
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06/17/2003 05:19:12 PM
wow! beautiful!
06/16/2003 09:38:57 PM
Great capture...the colors are wonderful, good depth of field, good composition...
JB
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06/16/2003 10:23:07 AM
Beautiful colors and awesome details! Great job overall -- I can easily see this as a top 10 this week. It may have been interesting to even make the DOF even more shallow, although it's certainly nicely done here! - 10
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06/16/2003 07:52:34 AM
so, is this a real butterfly, or one of those papaer do-hickeys?, anyway, this is a very nice picture, well composed, with nice vivid colors, the bottom of the butterfly seems a little bit out of focus to me, but that could be my eyes,
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06/16/2003 04:31:13 AM
Great capture. awesome colors and focus. How do you get so close without scaring it away?
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06/16/2003 12:48:10 AM
I think this picture suffers from oversharpening...something makes it look a bit unreal. Good catch, though, and nice composition.
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