Alight

Jack Gaskin 1/16/2013 5:14:25 AM

Beautiful Capture. Just remember in gardening books lots of "WEEDS " are referred to as PERENNIALS ;o)

Jack #1509228

Colette M. Metcalf 1/16/2013 5:22:02 AM

Beautiful capture!!! #10517680

Brian M. Jones 1/16/2013 6:04:57 AM

Great details here Chris for this superb Butterfly image #10517735

Susan Williams 1/16/2013 6:15:22 AM

Beautiful image with a great POV, Chris. Nice colors and I love the background. #10517752

Michelle Alton 1/16/2013 9:42:14 AM

They are beautiful contrasted against the Ironweed flowers. Did you realize Chris that another tiger swallowtail is posted right before yours? #10518051

Carol L. Quina 1/16/2013 11:28:30 AM

Gorgeous! I like the contrast in the background tones & the colors of the butterfly! #10518298

Mary L. Olson 1/16/2013 12:03:49 PM

Great composition and the quiet background colors really spotlight the butterfly. #10518350

Joy Rector 1/16/2013 1:04:26 PM

beautiful #10518460

Christopher J. Budny 1/17/2013 5:15:45 AM

Thank you all very much! #10519667

Kara Hendricks 2/3/2013 11:06:11 AM

ohhhhh me likes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Love the dark tones!! #10552011

Christopher J. Budny 2/4/2013 6:10:09 AM

Thanks, Kara! I liked the darkening as well, to make the butterfly leap out. #10553020

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Description

A swallowtail alighted on the flowering weeds around me while I was photographing lotus flowers.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi

Uploaded on 1/16/2013 3:51:46 AM

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