First Come, First Served

© Vicki L. Filippin

First Come, First Served

Uploaded: August 30, 2009


8/30-Details & Macro

Exif: F Number: 3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 17.00 mm, Model: FinePix S7000


Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 30, 2009

Beautiful macro, a remarkable butterfly. So colorful Vicki! #1174484

Vicki L. Filippin August 30, 2009

Thank you, Donna! It was the first one of the season I'd seen so far. We get flocks of them in the front yard on these plants every autumn. I didn't even bother grabbing the Canon for this shot; my Fuji is still my camera of choice for Macro. #7901464

A P August 30, 2009

Just beautiful Vicki #7901514

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic August 30, 2009

Awesome butterfly macro, the colors are vibrant, and the butterfly details are wonderful... excellent capture. 8o) #7901892

Julie Burnett August 31, 2009

Wonderful colors and composition, Vicki! #7903037

Vicki L. Filippin September 02, 2009

Thanks so very much, Ladies! #7909169

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic September 02, 2009

on your EFP...8o) #7909199

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 02, 2009

Gorgeous light, color and detail, Vicki. How lucky were you to find this exquisite creature in such beautiful surroundings! Love it. #7910488

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 02, 2009

Back again -- doing my favorites and this is it though I do love "Chillin'" too -- great attitude. #7910903

Vicki L. Filippin September 08, 2009

Thanks, again, Nancy & Nikki! #7924862

monique gresser September 19, 2009

Beautifully done - congrats on your finalist! #7956869

Cesar J. La Rosa September 19, 2009

Congratulations on this beautiful and well-deserved Finalist, Vicki!!!
Cesar #7956953

Katarina Mansson September 20, 2009

Congratulations on your excellent D&M finalist Vicki! #7958021

Leslie McLain level-deluxe September 20, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Vicki. #7958690

Sherry McClead September 20, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful butterfly... awsome capture sweetie...

Sherrybear #7960155

Vicki L. Filippin September 20, 2009

Thanks, everyone. Not the one I was hoping for, but I'll take what I can get...hehe

Best of luck to all the other well deserved finalists! #7961266

Melissa G. Meiselman September 20, 2009

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Vicki!! #7961273

Mitch Spence level-classic September 20, 2009

Congratulations to you, Vicki! #7961298

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic September 20, 2009

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #7962486

Vicki L. Filippin September 20, 2009

Thanks so much, ladies! Your support means the world to me! #7963751

Dr Silly level-classic September 21, 2009

WTG Vicki, congrats on your Finalist. :O) #7965964

Sharon F. Morris September 21, 2009

Congrats Vicki on your Finalist. Beautiful Butterfly capture!! #7966270

M.Christine Duncan September 21, 2009

Excellent color and detail Vicki!!! Bravo and congrats on your finalist! WOW. #7966320

Datha Y. Thompson September 21, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! ! ! #7969041

Vicki L. Filippin September 22, 2009

Thanks so much Doc, Sharon, Christine & Datha! #7972000

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic July 03, 2010

Vicki, this is such a beautiful butterfly with it's iridescent wings. A well deserved win!
One thing that I have noticed where I live in the past couple of years, is that there are a lot less butterflies, bees, and ants than there were 10 years ago when we moved here. The only thing that I can think of is the pesticides that the local farmers use. #8731853

Vicki L. Filippin July 03, 2010

Thanks for the kind words, Amanda!
I think you might be right on the flying critters...not many fireflies, either. The daughter of a friend of mine recently told me that bees are very close to the endagered list. It's a scary thing. #8731908

Gary Lange November 14, 2010

Many belated congrats on this wonderful Finalist, Vicki!! #9034217

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