Some butterfly shots from MacRitchie Nature Trail


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simonsng

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Nice to meet EVC there today ;p

anyway, here are some of the shots... quite poor actually, the nature trail was especially quiet (not many butt around)

enjoy the photos and feel free to comment. I also need help IDing some of them :sweatsm:


[1]Manage to ID one of my previous butt in Pahang


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skyflash said:
The "Malay Viscount" seems to be a "Palm King". :)
Nice collection. Probably, I will revisit the trail morrow morning. :p
look like a saturn to me :think:
 

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Cool Shots dude :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
 

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The 4th looks like Common Mormon.
 

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FujiS2 said:
look like a saturn to me :think:
AGreed. A male.

#9 is a female cruiser. They tend to be larger than the males.
#13 is a purple duke
#15 is a femal archduke.

I see you found the lantana plant along the fence. :bsmilie:


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errrrr... oops.. forgotten to remove the malay viscount tag :p apology wanna you guys to ID it :p

Didnt manage to take much good shots, going there tmr again :bsmilie: . Yes, I'm addicted to butterflies :blah:

Lionking, I took your suggestion and tried manual mode, shooting mostly at 1/80-1/125. background came out just nice... need to perfect shooting techniques......... and yeah, I found the Lantana :p
 

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Hey Simon, nice meeting you too ;) In fact, yest was my most fruitful trip in term of species spotted. Hee, thanks for that 100 plus ;) Lovely shots you have there :thumbsup: BTW, noticed that the DOF of your pictures were very good, what aperture do you normally used huh?
 

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evc said:
Hey Simon, nice meeting you too ;) In fact, yest was my most fruitful trip in term of species spotted. Hee, thanks for that 100 plus ;) Lovely shots you have there :thumbsup: BTW, noticed that the DOF of your pictures were very good, what aperture do you normally used huh?
not mention it :embrass: just a 100+

the aperture setting for the shoots was manual mode, f14, ISO 200, 1/80-1/200
 

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