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Déjà vu Vanessa atalanta<br />
In the same place, (almost) at the same time of the year, at sunset...<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/35707/sunset_news.html" title="Sunset news"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2527/35707_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1582156810&Signature=M6ER16aWMNoBtIjZLbdNnTcxSyQ%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Sunset news Vanessa cardui getting warm at sunset. <br />
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EXIF: N Nikon Nikkor 80-200mm 4.5 @80mm | f/8 | EXT I Painted Lady,Vanessa cardui,arthropoda,biodiversity,insects,lepidoptera,nymphalidae,rhopalocera,sunset,winter" /></a></figure> Red Admiral,Vanessa atalanta,arthropoda,biodiversity,butterfly,insecta,insects,lepidoptera,rhopalocera,winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

    comments (3)

  1. We meet again :) I actually remember that previous shot, it looked familiar. Posted 7 days ago
    1. : Thanks! this two are a good comparison between nikkor (vintage) lenses and Sigma :P
      color, sharpness, bokeh and lightning is so much better on the previous V. cardui shot. Agree?
      Posted 7 days ago
      1. A tricky comparison! Just to give my opinion:

        color: yes, previous shot appears warmer but this could also be due to conditions?
        sharpness: both are sharp, but full screen your new shot looks slightly sharper
        bokeh: subjective, seem like different apertures? New shot is softer in the background
        lighting: yes, better on the previous shot but if daylight not something within control

        Like I said, tricky comparison. Overall the previous shot I find more attractive because of the pose of the butterfly and the warmer light. In any case they are both awesome :)
        Posted 7 days ago

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The Red Admiral is a well-known colourful butterfly, found in temperate Europe, Asia and North America. The Red Admiral has a 45–50 mm wing span. The species is resident only in warmer areas, but migrates north in spring, and sometimes again in autumn.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by RMFelix
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Uploaded Jan 13, 2020. Captured Jan 11, 2020 17:07.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/10.0
  • 1/320s
  • ISO125
  • 220mm