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_MG_2733 painted Lady Butterfly on Garlic Chive
15-AUG-2010

_MG_2733 painted Lady Butterfly on Garlic Chive

For at least the past three years butterfly visits have been very sparse in my part of Western North Carolina. All insect population, as a matter of fact, is down tremendously - especially bees. It makes me very sad. Today, this butterfly decided to stay for an extended (in butterfly time) visit and I was able to capture several good views with my 300mm f/4 lens.


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Canon EOS 7D
1/400s f/5.0 at 300.0mm iso100 full exif

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Fabienne11-Aug-2014 19:19
Le papillon est magnifiquement mis en valeur. C'est une image de toute beauté.
Milan Vogrin20-Aug-2010 21:47
Great shot!V!
Rick Bricker18-Aug-2010 03:50
Love the butterfly detail with the flowers underneath....and absense of background.An Award winner!V
Carol Breton17-Aug-2010 13:56
What a beauty! Fantastic shot, Isabel and awesome presentation. ~
Peeka17-Aug-2010 13:05
Very pretty Isabel!
roberta16-Aug-2010 01:24
Lovely image Isabel!
Janet Forjan-Freedman15-Aug-2010 23:18
Outstanding capture with a great pose and perch! Details and texture especially on the body are fantastic.
momad3004415-Aug-2010 22:02
Spectacular, Isabel!
Raymond15-Aug-2010 21:20
Roy is 100% right ... it is spectacular with a black background.
Guest 15-Aug-2010 20:01
Very nice!