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Painted Lady Butterfly

Posted by
Ruthiebear (Titusville, NJ, United States) on 23 August 2013 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Taken at Butterfly House
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SONY NEX-C3 1/500 second F/5.6 ISO 200 30 mm

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

She has fine makeup

23 Aug 2013 5:52am

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden


23 Aug 2013 6:02am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Really lovely capture

23 Aug 2013 6:17am

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Beautiful capture. The bokeh of flowers is impressive.

23 Aug 2013 6:45am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Lovely vibrant colour

23 Aug 2013 6:59am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

They are all so pretty - love the rich colours on this one.

23 Aug 2013 7:21am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

They are so pretty aren't they, a lot of the butterflys over here I fear are losing their colour due to pollution, they are simply turning in to Moth colour.

23 Aug 2013 7:24am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wonderful details

23 Aug 2013 7:36am

Devi from Chennai, India

She's lovely !!Love the focus...

23 Aug 2013 7:57am

Lewis from Ljouwert, Netherlands

Nice colours this lady has

23 Aug 2013 7:58am

El pare from Catalonia, new state in Europe, Andorra

Fantastic composition. A really good picture.

23 Aug 2013 8:11am

Catherine from France

What a refinement in the butterflies colours !
Have a nice friday, amitiés,

23 Aug 2013 8:43am

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

Amazing macro!

23 Aug 2013 9:34am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

the name is perfect :)

23 Aug 2013 9:36am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

Beautiful closeup !

23 Aug 2013 10:23am

Emma G from Auckland, New Zealand

lovely colours - beautiful

23 Aug 2013 10:41am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Gorgeous capture

23 Aug 2013 11:15am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful framing and colors !

23 Aug 2013 11:27am

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

A great close up, the picture is beautiful. Magnificent colors of the butterfly and a superb bokeh. Great shot.
Have a good weekend.

23 Aug 2013 11:46am

CreatednotFound from Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Great shot!! Awesome macro!!

23 Aug 2013 12:43pm

Martine Libouton from bousval, Belgium

Une belle macro!!!

23 Aug 2013 1:11pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

beautiful colors, great macro.

23 Aug 2013 1:48pm

franz from Baden, Austria

what a beauty ... it looks as if there was a white butterfly below her ...

23 Aug 2013 2:10pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Beautiful ! great macro. excellent image.

23 Aug 2013 3:01pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A gorgeous butterfly shot. I like the color scheme and brilliant colors on this butterfly.

23 Aug 2013 3:12pm

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

A fine shot of this Painted Lady ... and happy it posed so nicely for you!

23 Aug 2013 4:09pm

helys from Paris, France

So great colors, shapes, DOF

23 Aug 2013 4:22pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

Great to see the caterpillar and now the magnificent butterfly, full circle !~

23 Aug 2013 4:49pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Exquisite butterfly! The colors and patterns of their wings are perfect ... The Nature és magic! A hug Adela

23 Aug 2013 4:57pm

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

A flying flower. Great close up of it. Nice work.

23 Aug 2013 5:31pm

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

Oh beau papillon dont j'adore les couleurs et détails.
Splendide macro.)

23 Aug 2013 6:01pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Merveilleuse macro quel beau papillon les ailes grandes ouvertes sueprbe vue.

23 Aug 2013 6:06pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful colors and eye-catching markings captured on this butterfly's wings!!

23 Aug 2013 6:35pm (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Stunning !

23 Aug 2013 6:59pm

Gheorghe from Bucuresti, Romania

Really gorgeous !

23 Aug 2013 7:00pm

John Jungklaus from Chase Mills, NY, United States

It wonderful to see this beautiful Butterfly, so close up ! Superb details, color and light !

23 Aug 2013 7:28pm

Lydia.Dd from Paris, France

Gorgeous !

23 Aug 2013 7:51pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Beautiful patterns on the wings and colors!

23 Aug 2013 8:17pm

Gemma Wiseman from Melbourne, Australia

A bold and beautiful character. Love the dusky orange colour and the intricate patterns.

23 Aug 2013 8:19pm

nadi from tehran,tabriz, Iran

great shot

23 Aug 2013 8:30pm

Aly from Annen, Netherlands

Great shot and a wonderful colors.

23 Aug 2013 8:39pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

She is a very pretty lady for sure.

23 Aug 2013 8:54pm

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Pretty lady, lovely capture:)

23 Aug 2013 8:57pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Lovely image Ruthie

23 Aug 2013 9:06pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous color and patterns! This is quite a striking butterfly! Beautiful image!

23 Aug 2013 9:21pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

very nice

23 Aug 2013 9:46pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States


23 Aug 2013 11:01pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

She is a beautiful lady. Nicely shot, Ruthie.

24 Aug 2013 1:43am

Abena from Illinois, United States

I love that orange that pops Ruthiebear, it's perfect.

24 Aug 2013 2:23am

Mike from Morganville, United States

How beautiful and to be able to get this close is a hard thing to do. great job.

24 Aug 2013 2:54am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Beautiful colors.

24 Aug 2013 2:59am

L'angevine from Angers, France


24 Aug 2013 7:32am

Jeremy from Ridgedale, United States

Beautiful framing! I also really like the dof.

25 Aug 2013 7:17pm