A Walk on the Soft Side

Uploaded: May 29, 2015 14:08:27 | Entered: October 31, 2019 22:32:25


I've never seen a butterfly on a waterlily and often wondered why. Plenty of pollen that the bees love but no butterflies...until this little guy showed up.

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 29, 2015

Great title for this beautiful capture. Awesome details and comp. Val. Have a nice weekend. #1619340

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe May 29, 2015

I agree with Tammy. And this is quite unusual to see a butterfly on a waterlily. Beautiful combination of colors: brown, cream and orange, impressive details and perfect DoF. #11310250

Leslie McLain level-classic May 29, 2015

Fantastic capture, Val. #11310253

Nadia Paul May 29, 2015

She's perfectly positioned on her gorgeous perch just having a rest - beautiful soft light and colour Val! #11310314

Carol L. Fowler May 29, 2015

Beautiful! My kind of photo! #11310322

Patrick Rouzes level-classic May 29, 2015

Beautiful tones, detail, clarity, & capture, Val. Like your creative title too.

Guy D. Biechele level-classic May 29, 2015

Very pretty color and clarity, Val. Lovely image. #11310365

Joannie Bertucci level-classic May 30, 2015

Well Ms Austin, leave it to you to find the unusual in nature! :-) I love the striking contrast in the color of the butterfly and the waterlily! And of course the details and presentation are so beautiful! Are you guys treading water down there? We had some flooding around us but not on us! #11310552

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 31, 2015

Exquisite capture Val. #11310969

Ed Lauderdale level-classic June 06, 2015

Congrats on you SF, Val!!! #11313340

Ellen Hodges June 06, 2015

Congrats on a beautiful Staff Fav, Val!!! #11313696

Kathy Salerni level-classic June 06, 2015

Huge congrats on your well deserved Winner, Val! #11313911

Nadia Paul June 07, 2015

Congrats on your gorgeous SF my friend! #11314057

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