In Hot Pursuit

© Howard B. Cheek

In Hot Pursuit

Uploaded: August 30, 2009 19:10:29


Male/female Giant Swallowtail pair, with the male in "Hot Pursuit. The male will follow the female incessantly from flower to flower. As she feeds, he flutters in place near her.
F/9, 1/1000th, ISO 1250 with fill. Canon 1D Mark III with a 300mm f/2.8 lens + 1.4x extender. < than 15% crop.


Carol L. Fowler August 30, 2009

Awesome! Winner in all aspects! #1174600

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe August 30, 2009

I see nothing buy Gold here, Howard!!! There's really no words to describe the beauty of this image!!! Everything is so perfect, I'm speechless!!!

I've just got to get a good 2.8 lens. The 18-200 3.5 I use is OK but will never compare to this!!


Julie Burnett August 31, 2009

GORGEOUS, Howard!! The details are amazing! #7903021

John Connolly August 31, 2009

WOW! A brilliant action capture and presentation Howard! I'm with Denny, it must stand a good chance of gold! #7904789

Kathleen Rinker September 01, 2009

Wow it doesn't get any better than this my friend, excellent capture!!! #7908271

Kelly S. Cavanaugh September 19, 2009

Congratulations, Howard! Wonderful image! #7956952

Tommy E. Burgess September 19, 2009

Hiuge congratulations on this outstanding fianlist Howard!! Best of luck in the next round! #7957420

Michelle Alton September 20, 2009

This is nothing less than brilliant, Howard. Congratulations, and best of luck in the next round...haven't seen them yet, but I KNOW there are more -- so I am extending congratulations here for all your August winners! #7958516

Janet Daniel September 20, 2009

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Howard! This one is a beauty! #7958586

Ellen Hodges September 20, 2009

Congrats on an awesome finalist! #7959626

Patrick Rouzes September 20, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on your amazing finalist, Howard!!! #7959643

Phyllis H. Burchett September 20, 2009

Congrats on your finalist! #7959915

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe September 20, 2009

Big congratulations, Howard on your excellent and well deserved finalist!!
I see gold here!! #7961931

Kathleen Rinker September 20, 2009

Huge congrats on this excellent finalist Howard!! #7962216

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic September 20, 2009

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #7962476

Sam Britt September 20, 2009

Congratulations, terrific finalist, Howard! #7963911

Kerry Hill September 20, 2009

A huge congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Howard!! #7964274

David M. Montero September 21, 2009

Congratulation Howard! Wonderful clarity and comp. #7967233

Carol L. Fowler September 21, 2009

Congrats, Howard! #7967315

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