Butterfly Blues

© Tess L. Yee

Butterfly Blues

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 10/30/2009 3:55:28 AM

Great colors and details, Tess.... hope he doesn't press stalking charges! lol #1198449

Gord MacEachern level-classic 10/30/2009 3:58:55 AM

It was worth every one of those 20 minutes Tess, sooo beautiful! #8087796

Jyri Vissak level-classic 10/30/2009 4:11:48 AM

Beautiful macro! Great colours and clarity. #8087814

Monnie Ryan level-classic 10/30/2009 4:16:19 AM

LOL! You have about 15 minutes more patience than I would have had, Tess! The results are worth it, that's for sure -- a terrific capture! #8087824

Michelle Alton level-classic 10/30/2009 4:18:17 AM

Wonderful, Tess. Do you wear a deer-stalker's hat an carry a large magnifying glass?

But really, this is awesomely gorgeous, and well worth your effort, as you must know! #8087829

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 10/30/2009 4:33:31 AM

Brilliant colours and composition!! Bravo! #8087871

Tiia Vissak level-classic 10/30/2009 4:49:57 AM

a fantastic close-up! #8087914

Hal Bambrick level-classic 10/30/2009 4:54:43 AM

Super NICE Macro Tess!!!!. #8087925

Eric S. Rundle 10/30/2009 4:56:12 AM

Fantastic color and image Tess #8087932

Carolyn Morgan level-classic 10/30/2009 4:58:01 AM

Outstanding capture! #8087941

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 10/30/2009 5:24:01 AM

Wonderful capture,Tess.I've never seen one before.Great lighting and color!!!! #8088028

Michele Wetzel level-classic 10/30/2009 6:42:00 AM

Tess,

Awesome close-up! Great details and lighting!

Shelly #8088158

Renata Gusciora level-classic 10/30/2009 7:01:48 AM

Wow!What a fabulous capture with intense colors,Tess! #8088187

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 10/30/2009 7:28:51 AM

'Stalking' paid off very well,Tess!! :-)
Fantastic light,composition and details,terrific macro!!! #8088287

Jessica Jenney level-classic 10/30/2009 7:36:49 AM

What a gorgeous capture, amazing color and detail, Tess! It was worth waiting for! #8088312

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 10/30/2009 7:54:16 AM

Fantastic capture of this stunning butterfly taken with vibrant color, fine detail and great background, Tess!!! #8088357

Jeana Clark level-classic 10/30/2009 7:57:25 AM


He's a beauty Tess!!
Awesome lighting color and details!!

~J~ #8088369

Kathleen Brennan level-classic 10/30/2009 8:18:37 AM

Wow, Tess, I don't know where you live. You sure seem to have a lot of opportunities to get some excellent small creature captures! And. . . you do them so beautifully! #8088446

Marty Straub level-classic 10/30/2009 8:20:02 AM

Wow, love the light and focus on his back; it really brings out the detail. At first I thought it might be a flying squirrel dressed up as a butterfly for Halloween. Well done, Tess. #8088450

ROLAN NARMAN 10/30/2009 8:56:36 AM

Gorgeous capture Tess! #8088517

Stefania Barbier level-classic 10/30/2009 9:32:37 AM

gorgeous indeed!!! #8088584

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 10/30/2009 10:06:26 AM

Fantastic capture, Tess. Great colors, details and clarity! #8088704

Carol Eade level-classic 10/30/2009 11:14:07 AM

Terrific capture, Tess...love how he posed for you on that green leaf! #8088849

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 10/30/2009 12:43:28 PM

Outstanding details and capture, Tess. Just perfect. #8088983

Melissa Olsen level-classic 10/30/2009 12:44:27 PM

Simply beautiful! #8088985

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 10/30/2009 4:37:56 PM

Fantastic capture of this beauty, Tess!!! :-) k #8089362

Sherran Andersen level-classic 10/30/2009 8:17:44 PM

Beautiful macro Tess... butterflies see me coming and take off... so I know they are not easy shots. #8089720

Rony Sagy level-classic 10/30/2009 10:49:41 PM

Great color, detail and composition, Tess. #8089848

Brett Dolsen 10/31/2009 2:32:34 AM

Beautifull work Tess!!Brett #8090109

Joanne E. Bohenstengel 10/31/2009 6:48:43 AM

Beautiful! #8090654

Summer A. Kozisek level-classic 10/31/2009 4:25:53 PM

Beautiful details and colors! #8091968

Tess L. Yee level-classic 11/1/2009 3:33:01 AM

Sorry for the delay...but super thanks for all of these wonderful comments! #8092821

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 11/2/2009 6:31:39 AM

Gorgeous capture, Tess!! #8096317

Tess L. Yee level-classic 11/2/2009 7:53:12 AM

Thanks for leaving such a nice comment, Sabrina! #8096661

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Description

This long-tailed skipper (urbanus proteus) was kind enough to pause just long enough for a hand-held shot or two, and generously selected these showy green leaves for its brief respite.

Of course, I 'stalked' this guy for a good 20 minutes before I managed to get those few shots!

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 10/5000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 10/30/2009 3:43:24 AM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera


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