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Butterfly Caterpillar

Posted by
Ruthiebear (Titusville, NJ, United States) on 21 August 2013 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

THis will become a butterfly - I think I was told Painted Lady.
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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Butterfly's development is a beautiful natural wonder. A great macro

21 Aug 2013 5:40am

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Gorgeous shot with great details.

21 Aug 2013 6:04am

Calusarus from Drome des collines, France

A very nice macro shot. Impressive animal.

21 Aug 2013 6:21am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle chenille sur la fueille sueprbe vue et compo mervielleux

21 Aug 2013 6:27am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superb macro Elaine

21 Aug 2013 6:43am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Sorry Ruthie !

21 Aug 2013 6:43am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Lovely macro

21 Aug 2013 6:49am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Really good spot, lovely detail you can see the individual hairs. One day he will just fly away :D

21 Aug 2013 6:52am

Catherine from France

In a few minutes, leave will be "out".... I like your capture of the caterpillar's movment.
Have a nice day,
Best, Catherine

21 Aug 2013 7:28am

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

wonderful close up!

21 Aug 2013 7:55am

pascale from Belgium

wonderful capture ruthie

21 Aug 2013 8:29am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

A very nice close-up shot, lovely colors and compo.

21 Aug 2013 9:00am

Martine Libouton from bousval, Belgium

Une belle macro!!!!j'aime les couleurs!!!

21 Aug 2013 9:05am

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Beautiful macro shot. Details are captured very beautifully. Green bokeh is very impressive.

21 Aug 2013 9:14am

Olivier P from toulouse, France

Beautiful macro !!! Great work !

21 Aug 2013 9:16am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

but for now he's a prickly customer :) Nice

21 Aug 2013 9:37am

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Yes, a Painted Lady in waiting ... a lovely capture, Ruthie.

21 Aug 2013 9:50am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Very pretty, more pretty in the days ahead. Nice image:)

21 Aug 2013 10:05am

ceteceva from France

Elle se nourrit goulûment et la feuille en fait les frais !

21 Aug 2013 10:21am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

great macro , Ruthie

21 Aug 2013 10:52am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wow, great details !

21 Aug 2013 11:05am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Splendid photo of the caterpillar !

21 Aug 2013 11:06am

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

Wow stunning shot!

21 Aug 2013 12:04pm

Gheorghe from Bucuresti, Romania

A hairy gymnast ... Splendid macro !

21 Aug 2013 12:22pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

A very vibrant macro capture!

21 Aug 2013 1:24pm

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

Beautiful closeup the framing is superb. A beautiful caterpillar, and an excellent photo.
Have a nice day.

21 Aug 2013 1:35pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Nice macro shot. great image.

21 Aug 2013 2:42pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine shot of this future butterfly. Very nice detail and color. A successful image.

21 Aug 2013 3:26pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Superb macro, well framed & detailed, well done !

21 Aug 2013 3:58pm

nayere from mashhad, Iran

it's wonderful
very nice color
and good subject

21 Aug 2013 4:05pm

Lewis from Ljouwert, Netherlands

Very nice picture of the caterpillar eating

21 Aug 2013 5:27pm

El pare from Catalonia, new state in Europe, Andorra

Very, very well done.

21 Aug 2013 6:17pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Fantastic macro and details on the caterpillar and the damaged foliage ... a great documented nature photo!

21 Aug 2013 6:21pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Stunning detail accompanied by such beautiful colors!!

21 Aug 2013 6:28pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

The color is superb and the detail comes through so beautifully, well done !~

21 Aug 2013 6:31pm

Aly from Annen, Netherlands

Great Macro Ruthie!
Superb colors!

21 Aug 2013 6:44pm

franz from Baden, Austria

enchanting capture of this voracious beauty !

21 Aug 2013 7:17pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

An excellent macro! I think the composition more if you'd cut off a piece of the green top. A subjective opinion. A hug dear!

21 Aug 2013 7:19pm

Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran


21 Aug 2013 7:22pm

tataray from Deux-Sèvres. (Charentes-Poitou), France

Détails éblouissants..... Magnifique composition.)

21 Aug 2013 7:23pm

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Wonderful macro!! Full of amazing details! Superb DOF and gorgeous colors. That head is amazing, astonishing!!

21 Aug 2013 7:25pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente color y detalle, muy bonita!!

21 Aug 2013 7:44pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Fantastic!!! Love it!

21 Aug 2013 7:47pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

And it is going to be a very beautiful butterfly.

21 Aug 2013 7:59pm

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Wow composed a beautiful larva ! :-))Haleja.

Happy Wednesday,my friend Ruthie!

21 Aug 2013 8:11pm

☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼ from Narbonne, France

nice picture, with a good position, well found ruthie =)))

21 Aug 2013 8:54pm

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

We've had an outstanding summer this year, and there are so many butterflies going for their second or third brood.... But none of them are painted ladies, which are so rare over here now

21 Aug 2013 9:31pm

helys from Paris, France

So wonderful
Great details, colors, shapes, DOF

21 Aug 2013 9:32pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic macro! Gorgeous color and detail! You can even see his eye (at least I think it's his eye)!

21 Aug 2013 9:38pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

this is a real beauty, ruthiebear!!

the caterpillar AND your close up! :-))

21 Aug 2013 9:57pm

Gemma Wiseman from Melbourne, Australia

Amazing range of colour tones in this spikey character. Beautiful macro.

21 Aug 2013 10:00pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

I love this macro !!

21 Aug 2013 10:32pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Nice shot of this hungry critter.

21 Aug 2013 11:33pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

terrific macro! fine environmental portrait

21 Aug 2013 11:58pm

Alex from Brisbane, Australia

A marvelous macro with wonderful composition and very beautiful light. Beautifully seen and captured.

22 Aug 2013 12:26am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Fantastic detail.

22 Aug 2013 1:46am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is beautiful. And so sharp.

22 Aug 2013 3:05am

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Excellent macro shot of the bug in detail. The background is fabulous, too.

22 Aug 2013 3:13am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Awesome shot of this interesting caterpillar, Ruthie! I have never seen one myself.

22 Aug 2013 10:57pm

John Jungklaus from Chase Mills, NY, United States

A wonderful capture ! Very nice to see this caterpillar !

23 Aug 2013 6:59pm

Jeremy from Ridgedale, United States

I really like how you captured it bridging between the two leaves. Nice shot!

25 Aug 2013 7:20pm