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Backyard Butterfly

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 19 May 2010 in Animal & Insect.

NIKON D5000 1/640 second F/10.0 ISO 800 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

beautiful butterfly and work

19 May 2010 7:31am

@Marie LC: Thanks.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Envious - I have to go to hot-houses and wait for my camera to warm up for an hour before standing a chance of a shot. I like how the colors coordinate so well here. Nature has a habit of that !

19 May 2010 7:39am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thanks, Ronnie.

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

5***** for this beautiful butterfly ! The details and the sharpness are perfect ! Well done Barbara !
Have a great day :)

19 May 2010 8:59am

@Tamara: Thanks, Tamara!

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

A swallowtail. I like the way its pattern is reflected in the honeysuckle shapes

19 May 2010 10:21am

@grouser: Thanks.

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Summer is definitely here when the butterflies start to make their languid visits! Well seen and captured Barbara! ;-)

19 May 2010 11:49am

@Eric Cousineau: Thanks, Eric.

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Marvelous selective focus and detail.

19 May 2010 1:59pm

@john4jack: Thanks, Jack.

POBSB from Tilburg, Netherlands

good capture

19 May 2010 2:42pm

@POBSB: Thanks.

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Thats an attractive specimen

19 May 2010 3:18pm

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

so beautiful capture :)

19 May 2010 3:42pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Excellent butterfly shot! I wish the swallowtails around here would pose as nicely.

19 May 2010 5:17pm

@Viewfinder: Thanks.

Gina from Azores, Portugal

Wow .Fantastic shot.Lovely colors

19 May 2010 7:53pm

@Gina: Thanks, Gina.

Marion from Cincinnati, United States

beautiful capture!

20 May 2010 12:11am

@Marion: Thanks, Marion.

LauraS from Chico, United States

Super shot, Barbara. Wow, what a beautiful butterfly!

21 May 2010 1:01am

@LauraS: Thanks, Laura. It was a lucky shot, because it didn't stay around long.

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Marvelous...a very lovely shot you got there my friend..can,t wait to see them around here...beautiful tender colors and details...

24 May 2010 2:35pm

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

Clarity and color is amazing!

25 May 2010 2:28am

1/640 second
ISO 800
300 mm (35mm equiv.)