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Posted by
Carol (Leamington, Canada) on 19 August 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

I took this photo yesterday when I was cleaning my planters.... he flew in and sat on the other side. A first for me, I was ecstatic.

NIKON D3000 1/125 second F/8.0 ISO 100 90 mm (35mm equiv.)


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dang from Atlanta, United States

Good shot.

19 Aug 2012 6:35am

@dang: Thank you kindly.

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

This is wonderful, Carol ... I love the green eye!

19 Aug 2012 12:16pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: Yes, he had his eye on me, for sure.:) Thank you.

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Beautiful! Colours and details are superb!
What an interesting butterfly...I too love the green eye.

19 Aug 2012 3:00pm

@Don Levesque: He is a cutie, glad you like Don, thank you.

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Super Carol, full of good detail too.

19 Aug 2012 5:08pm

@Curly: Thanks Curly, I appreciate that.

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Colors and details are just fabulous !!! Excellent macro shot ...

19 Aug 2012 5:39pm

@Baldwin VW: He was very patient with me.... thanks Baldwin, I'm glad you like.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

A fabulous macro - that eye is really something.

19 Aug 2012 8:13pm

@Ruthiebear: Thanks Ruthie.... so glad you like.

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful! I love the light and detail! What an interesting eye!

19 Aug 2012 9:07pm

@Elaine Hancock: Yes, a very alert little butterfly and brave, he just sat there and waited until I was done. :) Thanks Elaine.

RBL from Oxford, United States

Beautiful detailed close-up, great catch!

19 Aug 2012 10:46pm

@RBL: Thanks Ruthie, I think he's similar to one that you posted. I have a lot of these flitting around at the moment... they're very elusive though.

Francisco from Miami, United States

Beautiful macro!

20 Aug 2012 3:57am

@Francisco: Thank you very much Francisco.

Ani from Bordeaux, France

Beautiful !!!

26 Aug 2012 5:58am

You Know Me from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Nicely done!

5 Sep 2012 5:21pm

1/125 second
ISO 100
90 mm (35mm equiv.)