Plain Tiger by Siew Bee Lim

It was on a fine day, the sun was warm with few clouds in the sky. I was in a small park looking for butterfly to photograph. After shooting the common grass yellow, I proceed to a small site, where there were some flowers planted by neighborhood resident. There I noticed this plain tiger (Danaus chrysippus chrysippus), and took an image of it.

SONY ILCE-6000 with E 55-210mm | Exposure 1/200 sec @ f/6.3 | Focal Length 210mm | ISO 100

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Photo of the Day

Award Date
December 24, 2018



Value 11
Clarity 11
Composition 14
Style 10
Skill 10

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Close-Up Photography

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Born in 1965 in Singapore, photography was one of the old hobbies of Siew Bee Lim. Now she would like to learn it formally via Light & Composition platform as she believes it’s not too late. Since primary school she is not good in drawing; she doesn’t have artistic hand that some of her classmates have. Nonetheless, she likes reading since young, and would try to appreciate Chinese paintings. Few years after she started working as a Programmer, she took up photography as a hobby. She attended a short course which included a session in the darkroom. In those days, good photographs were dependent on good darkroom skills. It was unlikely that she spent much time in the darkroom. Hence the hobby didn’t last long then. She believes that the present learning experience has a longer way to go.

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