Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

© Brock A. Willis

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

James R. Jackson February 03, 2004

Brock, a beautiful shot, but you might be surprised to learn that the shot is of an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail. A magnificient photo nonetheless!

Jay
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Brock A. Willis February 03, 2004

Thanks alot. I am not up on my ButterFlys lol. I thought was a Monarch but he is was a cool one. Fun to chase around hehe.
Brock #360656

Bonnie C. Lackey February 03, 2004

Brock - fantastic shot. I have stalked one around my yard several times and never got a shot like yours. #360777

Susan T. Evans February 04, 2004

AWESOME BROCK!!! NICE DOF! #362206

Marie Fields level-classic March 19, 2004

Congratulations! Fantastic image! #432689

James R. Jackson March 19, 2004

Congratulations, Brock! Monarch or otherwise, it is a great shot! Keep shooting! Jay #432756

Eric Highfield level-deluxe March 20, 2004

Congratulations, Brock! This is fabulous!! #437287

Kristen McKain March 20, 2004

beautiful--congrats!! #437374

Karen Engelbreth March 21, 2004

Congrats on your win Brock! #437874

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe March 21, 2004

Congrats, Brock! #438459

Richard H. Hahn March 21, 2004

Contrats on a fine photo. Just wish you'd change the label to Tiger swallowtail to appease those of us who are sticklers for accuracy. #438873

Brock A. Willis March 21, 2004

I changed the name to fit what kind of butterfly it really is. :-) I am very happy everyone likes it was fun getting that picture. :-) Brock #438936

Richard H. Hahn March 21, 2004

I apologize in advance for this comment. But, it is a :-) response in kind...

Brock, when you are awarded a "winner" designation, it usually suggests the photographer assume some humility and graciousness. Not the case here, I guess.

You may call your butterfly anything you want, but it will never be a Monarch, nor is the photo of regal nature.

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Richard H. Hahn March 21, 2004

I see the butterfly id name has just been changed. I regret and retract my previous reactionary comments. #439020

Brock A. Willis March 21, 2004

Yeap I did change it. Had been aiming to change it just never got around to it. I hope to find more like that one this year around that old barn. Brock #439038

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic February 09, 2008

Beautiful image and colors!! #5470582

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 03, 2008

Such a beautiful butterfly image, taken in its natural surroundings.
Well done!
~lisa #5588770

David A. Simons March 10, 2008

Wow! #5622602

SaMi Martin March 12, 2008

Wow beautiful capture! #5634547

Paul G Slate March 29, 2008

wondeful composition! great colors! nice gallery you have! #5713323

Angela Pound April 19, 2008

Congrats on this great photo and win. I have yet to capture a butterfly on camera. GORGEOUS. I love your gallery. #5807039

April 27, 2008

amazing capture. great work. #5846989

Kerry W. Willis July 25, 2008

Great capture and composition. Great last name too. K.W. Willis :-) #6229490

August 18, 2008

Brock,

A true winner, wonderful in every way. Don't we look funny to the people who don't see the beauty we do, when we run around the yard, and even sometimes in the rain. They don't know what they are missing. Thanks for sharing. #6328735

Brock A. Willis August 18, 2008

Diane you are so right. And when people see some of the bugs and other things I have taken there like wow I have never seen that before. I love nature and getting out in it and finding new things to photography. Thanks for everyone's comment on this awesome butterfly I took. I followed it around alot before I got this one. #6329833

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Description

Taken at an old farm. Was a big old Eastern Tiger Swallowtail. Taken in Indiana. Summer 2003

Uploaded on February 03, 2004


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