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My 1st butterfly
Lens: 100mm 2.8 macro WR + 1.4x converter Camera: K-3 Photo Location: Melbourne 
Posted By: pjv, 12-08-2016, 03:47 AM

I was very pleased when this little one propped long enough for a portrait. Thanks for peeking.





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Nice one............
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Nice catch, Peter - plenty of detail in those hairs
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Really well done! Congrats.

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That's one hairy sucker... not rightly sure of the latin name.

Great capture.
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Nice one............
Thanks mate. Appreciate the comment.
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Nice catch, Peter - plenty of detail in those hairs
Thanks Mike. The 1.4x TC is great with the 100 WR and K-3, as you lose miniscule detail. BTW, methinks it has been too long since you posted a pic
or 2 sir !! You know what they say Mike about all work and no play.
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Really well done! Congrats.

Jer
Thanks muchly Jer. Butterflies seldom come to the garden, so this was a bonus for me.
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That's one hairy sucker... not rightly sure of the latin name.

Great capture.
Hairius Littlus Suckerus will suit me just fine KD.
Thanks for the kind comment.
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Here is your match - Australian Painted Lady, Vanessa kershawi :

Museum Victoria [ed-online] Bioinformatics - Victorian Butterfly Database

Looks similar to our Painted Lady here in North America.
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Here is your match - Australian Painted Lady, Vanessa kershawi :

Museum Victoria [ed-online] Bioinformatics - Victorian Butterfly Database

Looks similar to our Painted Lady here in North America.
Thanks for the identification Jack. Gotta love the membership here. Always helping out !!

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Hairius Littlus Suckerus
Aye that works for me too.
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Great focus.
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Great focus.
Thanks Trev, much appreciated mate.
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