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Butterflies
11-SEP-2010

Butterflies

I'd been keeping a close eye on the Buddleia bush all summer in the hope that
it would live up to its name and attract butterflies to our garden.
But it was only today that I saw several butterflies flocking to the few
remaining blooms on the higher branches. As the bush has got somewhat
overgrown this made it quite hard to get a good angle to shoot them
and I had to scramble up on the rockery to get a view of them.

Nikon D90
1/250s f/9.0 at 300.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Keith O'Brien17-Sep-2010 12:34
Nice timing and great capture! V
bill friedlander12-Sep-2010 14:32
Lovely light and color on this pair. Good close-up and nicely presented. V
globalgadabout12-Sep-2010 13:47
good catch with two at once...they are pretty..
LynnH12-Sep-2010 13:29
Well hello there! Nice POV here!
Stephanie12-Sep-2010 11:56
Cute! :)
Kevin Chester12-Sep-2010 11:32
Ours was late flowering this year but has made up for it this last month in terms of blooms and visitors.
Neal Nye12-Sep-2010 11:03
You got a fine shot of them with their long tongues uncurled. A lovely early autumn sight.
Alan K12-Sep-2010 09:22
Extremely good detail and crispness for a hand held shot. Nice colour mixture as well.
Blandine Mangin12-Sep-2010 07:33
very nice macro ! v
Valene12-Sep-2010 04:46
Beautiful capture! V
Mary Terry12-Sep-2010 03:40
Pretty little butterflies!
Phillip Normanton11-Sep-2010 22:41
You gave a gathering! :o)
slhoornstra11-Sep-2010 21:25
They always grow larger than we would like! But a wonderful plant which attracts delightful visitors. A beautiful capture of your visitors. V
laine11-Sep-2010 21:15
They are lovely & you will have more & more coming!!
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