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Blue Beauty

Uploaded by: BlackfishQueen

Tuesday June 5, 2012

West Yellowstone, Mt (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Taken near Hebgen Lake, Montana. This pretty moth/butterfly is hard to capture as it like to close it's wings right after landing. What is it called??

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS 7D

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Windows)

Artist: Marcia Wirth

Copyright: Use only with permission (Photographer) - (Editor)

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/500 sec.

FNumber: f/10.0

Exposure Program: Aperture priority

ISO Speed Ratings: 200

Exif Version: Unknown Exif Version

Shutter speed: 8.97 EV (APEX: 22, 1/499 sec.)

Aperture: 6.64 EV (f/10.0)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 5.00 EV (f/5.7)

Subject Distance: 1.9 m

Metering Mode: Center-Weighted Average

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 400.0 mm

SubSecTimeOriginal: 72

SubSecTimeDigitized: 72

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 5715.55

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 5808.40

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

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8. BEME
4:19 PM GMT on August 16, 2012
VERY GORGEOUS SHOT! And YES! It IS hard to get these little critters to pose like this,,,I'm envious!!!:) Excellent shot!!:)-Mindi
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7. Biskitten
4:15 PM GMT on August 16, 2012
Beautiful!
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6. gingyb
4:09 PM GMT on August 16, 2012
Wow just saw this, it s gorgeous.
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5. cyril8
3:43 PM GMT on June 07, 2012
Stunning capture of Nature's art...beautiful!
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4. Beigh
6:33 PM GMT on June 06, 2012
I believe your butterfly is a Western Tailed Blue - Cupido amyntula
http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Cupido -amyntula
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3. mike1973
6:27 PM GMT on June 06, 2012
I don't know why my first comment never posted. I'm trying again so if this double-posts, that's why.

I think it's called a "Common Blue."
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2. mike1973
6:24 PM GMT on June 06, 2012
I think it's called a "Common Blue,"
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1. observing
5:57 PM GMT on June 06, 2012
Absolutely gorgeous!
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