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Captured in the Boondal wetlands

Captured in the Boondal wetlands

comments (26)

  • Aussie
  • Brisbane
  • 3 Dec 2008, 00:08
Terrific image, he posed beautifully.
vintage: Thanks Aussie you know how hard it was to get this image
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 3 Dec 2008, 02:04
Flowers and flutterby are both exquisite, Vintage.
vintage: Thanks Ray I admire your butterflies thought I would try
  • The valleys of a contented soul
  • 3 Dec 2008, 04:56
Perfect open wings and gorgeous markings. What a lovely creature, so delicate and attractive.

A super photograph, Vintage smile
vintage: Thank you very much Paul
  • rem_la
  • France
  • 3 Dec 2008, 05:13
superne cette macro !!
vintage: Merci Rem
  • Tracy
  • Staffs Moorlands England
  • 3 Dec 2008, 07:30
What a beauty Vintage you have captured this wonderfullysmile
vintage: Thank you Tracy
Difficult to photograph these little blighters, vintage.
vintage: Very true statement Chad
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 3 Dec 2008, 07:51
Beautiful, Vintage. The full outstreched wings are soaking up that warm sun.
vintage: Alan it's not easy many photo go in the bin lol
Beautiful, gorgeous, fabulous. No more I can say.
vintage: Sheila you are too kind
perfect capture
vintage: Thanks Chantal they are difficult to capture like that
  • Scarlet
  • Netherlands
  • 3 Dec 2008, 09:17
vintage: Scarlet I thank you for visiting
  • anniedog
  • United Kingdom
  • 3 Dec 2008, 09:17
Splendid - wonderful colour contrast too.
vintage: Thanks you very much Ingrid
On a freezing cold December morning this is a very cheering picture vintage.
vintage: Bill Glad I could help you have a little cheer
  • BoB
  • Italy
  • 3 Dec 2008, 11:34
I like the compo, beautiful butterfly
vintage: Thank you BoB
Monarch butterfly are my favorite. A truly beautiful and exceptional image. Lovely details and tones. Great capture.
vintage: Thank you very much John
Superb macro Vintage! Well done.
vintage: Merci Richard
Absolutely wonderful!
vintage: Thanks Albert
Heavens - I wonder what sort it is?
vintage: Chris I think its a Monarch but I am no expert
Lovely capture Vintage.
vintage: Thanks heaps Janet
  • Ellie
  • England
  • 3 Dec 2008, 16:37
That's absolutely beautiful.

The "framing" of the image is good, the detail wonderful and I've added this picture to my likeys so I can refer to it again, and maybe even try to copy it
vintage: Thank you very much for such a great comment
  • Ellie
  • England
  • 3 Dec 2008, 16:38
Forgot to ask, do you know what the flower is?
vintage: Sorry I dont know but it's native flower
beauty Vintagesmile
It is true that your side is spring!
Great capture, Vintage.
vintage: The first of December mean it is Summer down under.Thanks for your comment
Wow, bintage, beautiful. Incredible and I'm sure it was hard to get!
This is a breathtaking picture.

Great DOF that include the monarch and the flower.
  • zhen
  • Australia
  • 30 Dec 2008, 08:26
haha you sure are stealthy to be able to get this shot! I love butterflies but still haven't been able to get a shot like this!
vintage: A monopod helps and a big card allows many shots
Beautiful !....The pale green hue really shows the butterfly at its best..Grat shot.

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