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Butterfly 5

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 8 August 2012 in Animal & Insect.

I think this is my favorite. This ends my visit to the Butterfly Gardens.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

© Copyright 2020 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Stunning image, what an amazing butterfly

8 Aug 2012 5:51am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

These images get better and better - well done

8 Aug 2012 5:57am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

Wow - incredible detail

8 Aug 2012 7:28am

Calusarus from ST SORLIN EN VALLOIRE, France

An impressive one

8 Aug 2012 7:30am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

An amazing butterfly. Good day.

8 Aug 2012 7:39am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Great shot Elaine, well defined with harmony in the colours. I can see why it is your favourite.

8 Aug 2012 8:40am

Laurette from Fourways - Johannesburg, South Africa

A wonderful shot of this very beautiful butterfly. Beautiful colours and detatil ! Beautifully seen !

8 Aug 2012 10:34am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

I agree... This is also my favorite ! The colors are very beautiful, the dot he's having on the wing seems to be in the shape of a heart (well.... that's how I see it ;) Great work ! Have a lovely day :)

8 Aug 2012 11:25am

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

I love this! Perfect camouflage!

8 Aug 2012 11:46am

the rickster from United States

protective coloration demonstrated perfectly in a beautiful photo..keep shooting!

8 Aug 2012 11:58am

tataray from france, France

Ohhh.... qu'il est beau !...
Que de détails et couleurs magnifique. Bravo.)

8 Aug 2012 12:02pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Beautiful and poetic image to end a wonderful series!

8 Aug 2012 12:37pm

Shahriar from Mashhad, Iran

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8 Aug 2012 2:32pm

Florence from Paris, France

A piece of art ! Wow. This is extraordinary. Look at the drawings, these colors like wood ! incredible. And your compo delivers a very enjoyable vista Elaine ! Bravo !

8 Aug 2012 5:15pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

wow Elaine, this image is fabulous . Please, please rotate it for 90 to the left and re-post . It is going to be a super big image of this amazingly textured butterfly .

8 Aug 2012 5:29pm

Chantal from Romans sur isère, France

Superbe !!

8 Aug 2012 5:35pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Excellent capture of this Owl Butterfly! I love the warm colors and eye-catching markings on its wings and how they seem to glow under the subtle light!

8 Aug 2012 5:46pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wow, this is very unique and elegant ... fantastic composition and capture; a really beautiful butterfly and I enjoyed the series :)

8 Aug 2012 5:48pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Encore une mervielle quelle macro quel papillonj superbe.

8 Aug 2012 6:00pm

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

A fantastic butterfly and a very nice shot of it !

8 Aug 2012 6:07pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

This is and outstanding capture Elaine! An excellent way to end this wonderful series! ;-)

8 Aug 2012 6:38pm

Soheil from Tehran, Iran

Classic and beautiful.

8 Aug 2012 7:10pm

marceline from tournai, Belgium

comme une feuille d'arbre !! très beau, superbe cliché..

8 Aug 2012 8:30pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

ANother fabulous macro. Those butterfly can be well camouflaged I think.

8 Aug 2012 10:31pm

Carol from Leamington ON, Canada

Fabulous color and designs on this butterfly Elaine and the bokeh brings out its beauty even more, delightful!!

9 Aug 2012 1:18am

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

I love your series of butterflies, and this one is fabulous too!

9 Aug 2012 9:37pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland


10 Aug 2012 5:22am

Chantal Mandeville from Montréal, Canada

Love this one !!!

15 Jan 2013 11:15pm

This image has been featured in 2 Remix collections.

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