Float Like a Butterfly

Uploaded: January 19, 2014 04:02:10


This Paper Kite Butterfly (aka Rice Paper), native to Southeast Asia, had landed on the window at the Butterfly House in Dallas - A beautiful Winter day blue sky made for a perfect background!

Canon 100-400L IS at 400mm. ISO 100, Late-Morning, 1/500 @ f5.6, EC -1/3

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe January 19, 2014

A very cooperative butterfly! Lovely! #1560128

Randy K. Baldwin January 19, 2014

Right Place At The Right Time! Wonderful Image Jeff! #10950707

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe January 19, 2014

Beautiful butterfly, colors and details. #10950709

Avril Young January 19, 2014

wow, lucky you..wonderful capture and detail Jeff... #10950714

Colette M. Metcalf January 19, 2014

A beauty, Jeff! Wonderful capture. #10950744

Tiia Vissak January 19, 2014

a beautiful image! #10950753

Gord MacEachern January 19, 2014

Beautiful model Jeff, great capture!! #10950772

Anita Hogue January 19, 2014

The perfect background for this beautiful butterfly! Beautiful capture, Jeff! #10950794

Jyri Vissak January 19, 2014

Well seen and presented! #10950800

Robert R. Goodman January 19, 2014

Hi Jeff,Excellent capture my friend.Congratulations on your POTD!!!! #10950815

Mitch Spence level-classic January 19, 2014

Perfect place for the perfect shot, Jeff. #10950825

Monnie Ryan January 19, 2014

It must have seen you coming with your camera! Just beautiful, Jeff! #10950865

Ujjwal Mukherjee January 19, 2014

Beautiful light and capture,Jeff!! #10950875

John Connolly January 19, 2014

Luck was on your side the day you captured this beauty Jeff! What a remarkable image! #10950931

Bojan Bencic level-classic January 19, 2014

Fantastic details and background, Jeff. Amazing shot. #10950944

Ermanno Radice January 19, 2014

Wonderful capture and light, great image! #10951040

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe January 19, 2014

Superb detail and clarity...great image, Jeff! #10951046

Marcel J. Fernandez January 19, 2014

A very sweet shot, Jeff. #10951058

Stephen Zacker January 19, 2014

Beautiful. Like your title also #10951137

Carol L. Fowler January 19, 2014

Beautiful capture! Great background too. #10951166

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe January 19, 2014

Wow, that is gorgeous Jeff! #10951227

Robert K. Bemus level-classic January 19, 2014

Beautiful capture! #10951310

Terry Cervi level-classic January 19, 2014

Super timing to catch him there, Jeff! Beautiful work! #10951322

Rudi Reiner level-classic January 19, 2014

Superb capture Jeff! #10951343

Nadia Paul January 20, 2014

Gorgeous capture Jeff! #10951435

frank w. degenhardt January 20, 2014

It could not have gone more perfect for you Jeff. What a gorgeous picture of this butterfly and have to love the blue sky background. Its markings and colors are beautiful. Added to that is the exceptional details you bring out. So pretty. #10951444

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 20, 2014

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #10951465

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic January 20, 2014

It couldn't be more perfect, Jeff. #10951624

Rod Partington January 20, 2014

What more can I say? Great image Jeff! #10951641

Martha R. Mazon level-classic January 20, 2014

Fantastic detail, composition and back-lighting, Jeff. Delightful! #10951677

Katherine Kuhn January 20, 2014

Beautiful color & detail, Jeff! What a cooperative subject to flatten him/herself against the perfect background with perfect lighting! #10951722

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 20, 2014

Love the simplicity of the presentation Jeff, VERY well done!!! <>< #10951888

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 20, 2014

Being there, nice eye and having your camera Fantastic Jeff. #10951954

Jeffrey R. Bange January 20, 2014

Beautiful find and capture Jeff. #10952375

Lyn Darlington January 21, 2014

Amazing! #10952441

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 21, 2014

Thank You! Jeff #10952473

Nadine A. Lewis January 21, 2014

I never would have thought this was a kite!!! AWESOME capture, Jeff!!!! <>< #10952593

Guy D. Biechele level-classic January 21, 2014

Simply beautiful, Jeff! #10952773

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic January 21, 2014

Ditto with Nadine. Beautiful light, color and detail. #10953048

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict January 21, 2014

Gorgeous! #10953059

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 22, 2014

Thank You! Jeff #10953226

Laura E. Swan level-classic January 22, 2014

...Sting like a bee! Is his name Mohammad? HeeHee... Watch out. He might surprise you and do a bomb dive! :D

I have never seen a butterfly in the air with the sky like this in the BG and wide opened wings. If this were my image all would know I did some magic on it...but your magic usually seems to happen right at the camera. I bow to your work!

Great job, Jeff!
-Laura :) #10953454

Kathy Reeves January 22, 2014

Excellent work, Jeff! Perfect! #10953608

Thomas E. Hinds January 22, 2014

Fabulous capture, Jeff! Great timing! #10953685

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic January 23, 2014

Beautiful details and colors Jeff!,
Amalia #10954150

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 24, 2014

Thank You ! Jeff #10954583

Carrie M. Groseclose January 24, 2014

WOW!!! Absolutely stunning! #10955090

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 25, 2014

Thank You Carrie! Jeff #10955585

Jill Odice level-classic January 25, 2014

The blue background makes all the lovely detail really stand out! Nice macro shooting Jeff! #10955659

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 26, 2014

Thank You Jill! Jeff #10956097

Val Feldman level-deluxe January 28, 2014

...and sting like a bee - love the title, Jeff - and the capture. A beautiful, stunning and perfect macro capture! Kudos! #10958945

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 29, 2014

Thanks Val! Jeff #10959232

Pat Abbott level-classic February 26, 2014

Very nice, love the details captured. Congrats again, Jeff!! #10985784

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 26, 2014

CONGRATZ on the Finalist and good luck in the next round, Jeff!!!

UB. #10985826

Nadia Paul February 26, 2014

Congrats on this beautiful finalist Jeff! #10985858

Robert R. Goodman February 26, 2014

A big congratulations on your beautiful finalist my friend!! #10986814

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 26, 2014

Stunning finalist, Jeff!

Congratulations! #10987050

Michelle Alton February 27, 2014

Fabulous, Jeff. Congratulations on your finalist! #10987569

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 27, 2014

PERFECTION! Superb finalist, congrats Jeff!

jo ann c. #10987632

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 27, 2014

Congratulations Jeff on your finalist #10987705

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 28, 2014

Thank You! Jeff #10987875

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 28, 2014

Wow, it's stunning against the blue. Your windows are much clearer than ours are :) Congratulations on the Finalist. #10988045

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 01, 2014

Thank You Nikki! Jeff #10989707

Guy D. Biechele level-classic March 01, 2014

Beautiful finalist, Jeff! Congrats! #10989964

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 02, 2014

Thank You Guy! Jeff #10990334

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