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Emerald swallowtail (papilio palinurus)
2.10.14 Chris Spracklen

Emerald swallowtail (papilio palinurus)

Butterfly Conservatory, Cambridge, Ontario

My apologies for my recent inactivity.
I'm just posting this shot in order to assure you that I haven't left Pbase ~ or, indeed, the planet!
I WILL be back ~ just as soon as I get on top of my work again and have the time to catch up on commenting.
Meanwhile, thanks for your patience ~ and may I wish you all a very happy 2014.

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Lieve Snellings14-Mar-2014 15:25
so beautiful colors ! V
Alain Boussac15-Jan-2014 16:54
Exceptional in all respects with this light and tones of colors, my friend. BV.
godro14-Jan-2014 19:45
Beautiful! V
Gary Hebert12-Jan-2014 18:14
lovely light and a beautiful subject Chris.. now is not a good time to visit here. :-))
René Gysi12-Jan-2014 12:25
Wonderful details and a magical, mysterious light. Great work, Chris! V
Zoltán Balogh11-Jan-2014 15:47
Wow Chris, this capture is just amazing... V
Tom LeRoy11-Jan-2014 14:49
Stunning capture, Chris! Hope your New Year has been good . V
Buz Kiefer11-Jan-2014 11:59
Excellent treatment here, Chris. V
Karen Stuebing10-Jan-2014 21:57
Amazing colors and textures on this exotic and beautiful butterfly. V.
Anitta Vuorisola10-Jan-2014 20:51
Beautiful, Chris! Great to know that you haven't left us :-)! *V*
Frank Brault10-Jan-2014 17:25
A fabulous image! Gorgeous color and fantastic detail. Magical light. A great 2014 to you Chris! V
Ika Zinka Eferl10-Jan-2014 15:42
Awesome shot!V!
lucanton10-Jan-2014 15:19
magnifique papillon avec de beaux détails, couleurs et une bonne lumière, Chris. V
SLC_Images10-Jan-2014 06:05
Really neat color, details and lighting! VT!
Raymond Ma10-Jan-2014 05:37
It's own glowing radiance is lighting up the frame...super image Chris and
all the best for the New Year to you as well. ~V~
Range View 10-Jan-2014 02:25
A gorgeous glowing capture Chris. We wish you and your family a happy and exciting new year. V
Barbara and David
Jean D10-Jan-2014 01:47
Beautiful butterfly with such vivid coloration, Chris. Wishing all the best to you and your spouse in 2014. ~V
beingme10-Jan-2014 01:11
Love the colors! Fantastic capture! V
bill friedlander10-Jan-2014 00:20
Eye catching light and colors! This makes a wonderful design! V
Happy New Year to you and yours, Chris.
Simon Chandler09-Jan-2014 23:24
A stunning image. Excellent capture. v
Happy New Year to you and Carole.
woody3409-Jan-2014 23:09
Beautiful, the colours are amazing..wishing you and yours a great 2014...V
Jean Chiasson09-Jan-2014 22:54
Beautiful image Chris vote
janescottcumming09-Jan-2014 22:00
It is like the butterfly himself is lighting up this image! Truly amazing. V
Martin Lamoon09-Jan-2014 20:35
Thanks Chris, Happy New Year to you and your family
Walter Otto Koenig09-Jan-2014 20:27
Beautiful colors and superb details on this unusual swallowtail. A Happy New Year to you too my friend. "V"
Colin Storey09-Jan-2014 19:54
Happy New Year, fantastic detailed image of this impressive swallowtail. v
Graeme09-Jan-2014 18:52
Happy New Year to you too, Chris! A magnificent capture of this beautiful butterfly and its colours.BV
SageCreek Images09-Jan-2014 16:18
Awesome image, tack sharp and nice lighting...
Nestor09-Jan-2014 15:51
Nice detail of this lovely Butterfly, amazing colors and composition very nice.
Love the darkness of the background.
Kevin Warren09-Jan-2014 15:16
Wow, this is magnificent, Chris!
globalgadabout09-Jan-2014 15:00
looks a glow-in-the-dark butterfly...a wondrous image..
Stephanie09-Jan-2014 14:27
This is a beautiful butterfly and capture of it! BV
Hope to see you back at Pbase on a regular basis soon Chris! :)
laine09-Jan-2014 13:48
Happy new year to you and yours, Chris ...this is stunning
Sam Rua09-Jan-2014 12:49
Wow. Gorgeous capture, Chris. The thumbnail doesn't do this justice. Wonderful light and detail. V!
Pierre09-Jan-2014 11:55
Une image absolument splendide, des couleurs, des détails et une lumière extraordinaires. Une bonne année 2014 à vous et aux vôtres!
danad09-Jan-2014 10:53
A beautiful, luminous capture !
Happy New Year too ! V.
Helen Betts09-Jan-2014 10:05
Wow, beautiful iridescent color and a lovely capture. Glad to hear you haven't left us, and a happy 2014 to you, too! V.
Mike H.09-Jan-2014 06:08
Love this butterfly close-up; spectacular iridescence..
All the best to you & Carole for 2014 too!
Richard Marcus09-Jan-2014 06:02
Stunning detail, color and lighting! Superb image, Chris! V.
joseantonio09-Jan-2014 05:07
Amazing lightand colors Happy new year to you too.V
Mary Hamilton09-Jan-2014 03:58
Glad you are still on the planet! This is an excellent photo of a very beautiful butterfly. V!
Hank Vander Velde09-Jan-2014 02:31
Beautiful sharp image, super colours and good light Chris.
Gill Kopy09-Jan-2014 01:36
The light is amazing - a wonderful catch of this beauty V
Jim Coffman09-Jan-2014 00:33
Happy New year to you and Carole! We miss you!Very beautiful image as always!
Gary A. Rich (GRainelev)09-Jan-2014 00:29
Happy New Year to Carole and yourself. This is truly an outstanding image, Chris. Very well captured. Great work. V.
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