Melanargia galathea - mating

Posted by Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 12 January 2014 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Melanargia galathea (NL: Dambordje / EN: Marbled White / DE: Schachbrett, Damenbrett / FR: Demi-deuil, Échiquier , Échiquier commun, Arge galathée)

Image: Barnave (FR) - 10/07/2013

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Aigleloup from Rebecq, Belgium

Encore plus beau qu'hier.

12 Jan 2014 8:33am

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Beautifully captured with excellent focus ... the colors and details are wonderful !!!

12 Jan 2014 3:53pm

Lïly from NY, United States

So beautiful shot! *****

12 Jan 2014 4:51pm

alex centrella from California, United States

it doesn't get any better than this . .

12 Jan 2014 5:03pm

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Schitterend werk, Johan!

12 Jan 2014 6:00pm

Steyn from Portland, United States

Utterly beautiful .. technically and artistically ..!

13 Jan 2014 1:10am

christine from schoten, Belgium

Gewoon perfect! Sublieme kleuren en prachtig lijnenspel.

13 Jan 2014 1:22pm

Canon EOS 7D
1/640 second
F/5.6
ISO 200
150 mm

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