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Swallowtail Butterfly

Posted by
Ruthiebear (Titusville, NJ, United States) on 19 August 2013 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Taken at butterfly house.
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rem_la from Villiers, France

belle prise

19 Aug 2013 5:16am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

It is so very beautiful. Picture brings it out real well.

19 Aug 2013 6:09am

Catherine from France

A lovely colours' declension
Have a nice monday !

19 Aug 2013 6:10am

Lewis from Ljouwert, Netherlands

Love the background colour goes so well with the beautiful butterfly.

19 Aug 2013 6:44am

Deisu from Valencia, Spain

Adoro las mariposas. Falta un poco de nitidez en la imagen pero sin duda es toda una experiencia poder captar una mariposa a esa distancia. Muy buen trabajo

19 Aug 2013 6:47am

El pare from Catalonia, new state in Europe, Andorra

Light and colours are fantastic.

19 Aug 2013 6:53am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


19 Aug 2013 7:13am

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

fantastic photo... beautiful details and colors!

19 Aug 2013 7:19am

Luc from Soignies, Belgium

Une bonne netteté

19 Aug 2013 7:30am

ceteceva from France

Un très beau papillon en visite sur une fleur rouge pour une jolie photo !

19 Aug 2013 7:43am

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

Wow 5* from me Ruthie

19 Aug 2013 8:04am

Helodie from AVRANCHES, France

Beautiful colors !

19 Aug 2013 8:19am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

Very nice colors, beautiful subject !~

19 Aug 2013 8:59am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

excellent depth of focus

19 Aug 2013 9:21am

jeffrey from Haydenville, United States

beautiful close up!

19 Aug 2013 10:12am

Emma G from Auckland, New Zealand

so beautiful Ruthie - a lovely image of the butterfly.

19 Aug 2013 10:49am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

Excellent closeup ! Super focus and colors

19 Aug 2013 10:58am

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

Wonderful closeup. The light and colors are superb. Very good DOF, excellent picture, I love it.
Have a good week.

19 Aug 2013 11:17am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow...Wonderful !

19 Aug 2013 11:32am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Pretty little fellow, great capture

19 Aug 2013 12:22pm

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Gorgeous photo of a gorgeous butterfly!

19 Aug 2013 12:48pm

Martine Libouton from bousval, Belgium

Une belle macro avec de superbes couleurs! très belle PDC

19 Aug 2013 12:57pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
so beautiful focus, colors & lights!

19 Aug 2013 1:56pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful close-up shot in beautiful colors.

19 Aug 2013 2:11pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

beautiful light and colors so different from one to the other.

19 Aug 2013 2:28pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

excellent work

19 Aug 2013 2:33pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Beautiful ! lovely colors, nice capture.

19 Aug 2013 2:34pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A beautiful butterfly shot. He's sitting on a very colorful flower too. Nice post.

19 Aug 2013 2:49pm

Tony from United Kingdom

Lovely colours, both the butterfly and the red and green. Beautiful!

19 Aug 2013 3:11pm (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

WOW. Nice, very nice.

19 Aug 2013 3:54pm

Jeremy from Ridgedale, United States

Beautiful butterfly!!

19 Aug 2013 4:34pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

A very nice photo, details and colors are beautiful.

19 Aug 2013 4:37pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Awesome Ruthie... ! Beautiful colours' and butterfly !!! A hug, Adela

19 Aug 2013 5:05pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Exquisit capture. Those markings are wonderful and you have highlighted them perfectly.

19 Aug 2013 5:10pm

Calusarus from Drome des collines, France

A beautiful macro. Cheers

19 Aug 2013 5:10pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Wow. Excellent capture. Beautiful macro. Gorgeous colours and light. Love it. :)

19 Aug 2013 5:33pm

BiLL from Belfast, United Kingdom

Such vibrant colours in this one :)

19 Aug 2013 5:34pm

nafisa from bangalore, India

Excellent capture 5stars

19 Aug 2013 5:57pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Stunning colors that you've captured with eye-catching markings on its wings!!

19 Aug 2013 6:10pm

mohkum from Cochin (Kochi), India

Beautiful colours and nice focus!

19 Aug 2013 7:03pm

Aly from Annen, Netherlands

Wow...... What a special butterfly

19 Aug 2013 7:24pm

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Very very beautiful butterfly, nice picture!:-))Haleja.

Happy new week to you ,my friend Ruthie!

19 Aug 2013 8:49pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Beautifully caught Ruthie

19 Aug 2013 8:54pm

Regina G. Santaella from Cancún, Mexico

The colours are breathtaking! Looks like a painting.

19 Aug 2013 9:03pm

John Jungklaus from Chase Mills, NY, United States

Fantastic color and light ! Very nice to see this one. I bet the Butterfly House was a wonderful treat to see !!

19 Aug 2013 9:10pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Another beauty

19 Aug 2013 9:22pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fine close up. marvelous colors

19 Aug 2013 10:23pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

wonderful, ruthiebear!!!

beautiful picture of this beauty! :-))

19 Aug 2013 10:43pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Beautiful butterfly. Magnificent, Ruthie!

19 Aug 2013 11:19pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Beautiful butterfly.

19 Aug 2013 11:38pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Absolutely beautiful. The butterfly on the red flower is really striking. Gorgeous color and detail!

19 Aug 2013 11:41pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Wow !!!! That's an excellent capture !! Fantastic macro....

20 Aug 2013 12:14am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

What a beauty!

20 Aug 2013 12:44am

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Superb image of the elegant & beautiful butterfy in macro shot. The flower has a fabulous color, too.

20 Aug 2013 2:28am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

A beautiful little creature. Lovely shot.

20 Aug 2013 2:29am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle macro et vue quel papillon fnatastique ce découpage et dessin sur les ailes.

20 Aug 2013 2:43am

Chetan from Gurgaon, India

She is indeed beautiful. Excellent capture

20 Aug 2013 4:34am

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Magnificent catch and bokeh. Surely the red is over saturated but it doesn't prevent me from putting 4 stars.

20 Aug 2013 10:27am

véronique cherpantier from potenza, Italy

nice focus

20 Aug 2013 7:11pm

☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼ from Narbonne, France

ohh beautifull this one =))

21 Aug 2013 8:54pm

Mike from Morganville, United States

Outstanding shot. It is so alive and colorful.

24 Aug 2013 2:55am