Uploaded: July 14, 2018 03:02:29 | Entered: July 14, 2018 03:02:29


The past few years the migrating Monarch Butterfly's have discovered the milkweed plants in our backyard - This Monarch emerged from the chrysalis stage and was drying its wings prior to taking flight. My wife Leena simply held up a large sheet of orange construction paper behind this butterfly for the background.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 125, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe July 14, 2018

WoW! Just the right amount of everything to set this butterfly off! Well, done, Jeff! #1711490

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe July 14, 2018

Good idea on the background. Cool shot. #11714360

Leslie McLain level-classic July 14, 2018

Beautiful capture and color, Jeff. #11714362

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 14, 2018

Beautiful BG, details and capture, Jeff. #11714368

Oscar J. Pung level-classic July 14, 2018

Fantastic macro of this Monarch, Jeff. The orange background is perfect. #11714373

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe July 14, 2018

Absolutely gorgeous capture, Jeff, with superb detail and clarity! Yes, the orange background is perfect! #11714385

Martha R. Mazon level-classic July 14, 2018

Exquisite color, detail and framing, Jeff! #11714391

Rudi Reiner level-classic July 14, 2018

Excellent MT comp and detail Jeff ! #11714400

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 14, 2018

Stunning color and details, Jeff. #11714423

Chuck Green level-classic July 14, 2018

Great idea, terrific image, Jeff! <>< #11714487

John Connolly July 14, 2018

A beautiful butterfly and capture Jeff! Your wife did a good job too! #11714496

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 14, 2018

Great way for presentation of this beauty Jeff, VERY well done!! <>< #11714507

Terry Cervi level-classic July 14, 2018

A beautiful shot of this pretty Monarch, Jeff! #11714534

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 15, 2018

Thanks Everyone! #11714562

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 15, 2018

Amazing colors and clarity, Jeff. Beautiful butterfly. #11714564

Lindley Johnson level-classic July 15, 2018

Absolutely perfect in every way, Jeff! #11714636

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 16, 2018

Thank You! #11714684

Janet Daniel July 16, 2018

Incredibly beautiful, Jeff! #11714720

Linda S. Smith level-classic July 17, 2018

Beautiful capture Jeff! #11714889

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 20, 2018

Thank You! #11715395

Jacquie Palazzolo level-deluxe July 26, 2018

So Beautiful!! Love the composition and vivid colors. A winner for sure! #11716283

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 29, 2018

Thank You! #11717119

Joannie Bertucci level-classic August 30, 2018

WOW Jeff! It looks like you took a class in stain glass windows! Absolutley amazing, wonderful presentation! Congrats on your finalist! fave #11722458

Patrick Rouzes August 31, 2018

Congrats on your finalist, Jeff! #11722543

Patrick Rouzes August 31, 2018

Congrats on your finalist, Jeff! #11722544

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 31, 2018

Congrats on fantastic finalist, Jeff. #11722607

Ujjwal Mukherjee August 31, 2018

Congratulations on your wonderful Winner,Jeff! #11722844

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 01, 2018

Fantastic. Congratulations, Jeff! #11722858

Leslie McLain level-classic September 01, 2018

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Jeff. #11722871

Oscar J. Pung level-classic September 01, 2018

Congratulation Jeff! #11722933

Val Feldman level-deluxe September 01, 2018

Beautiful! Stunning color, excellent clarity and wonderful details, Jeff - not to mention the beautiful b/g. Congrats on your superb Gold Winner, Jeff! #11723027

Patrick Rouzes September 01, 2018

Congrats on your Winner, Jeff! #11723046

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures September 02, 2018

Huge congratulations Jeff on your wonderful gold winner!! #11723100

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 03, 2018

Congratulations Jeff on beautiful Gold Winner. #11723361

MARLON IGNACIO level-classic September 03, 2018

Beautiful image. Thank you for sharing your technique, Jeff. And congratulations on your gold winner! #11723412

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 04, 2018

Thanks Everyone! #11723513

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe September 06, 2018

Congratulations on this fantastic Winner, Jeff! #11723872

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 08, 2018

Thank You Teresa! #11724307

Oscar J. Pung level-classic September 26, 2018

Congrats on you Gold! #11726871

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 27, 2018

Thank You Oscar! #11727613

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