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Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 14 December 2011 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Photo captured November 16, 2011.

NIKON D7000 1/125 second F/5.6 ISO 200 105 mm

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Stefanie from Paris, France

Great close up.

14 Dec 2011 7:09am

Sylvie (Anjou) from Maine et Loire (bord de loire), France

Il est magnifique et bien assorti avec le fond de ton blog.

14 Dec 2011 7:53am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Stunning colours, I'm surprised that you can find butterflies so late in the year.

14 Dec 2011 8:49am

@Curly: This butterfly was spotted in Belize where the weather is still quite warm.

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

So beautiful colors

14 Dec 2011 9:57am

Florence from Paris, France

Splendid specimen, gorgeous wings.

14 Dec 2011 10:58am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Lovely butterfly you found here Steven - beautiful composition!

14 Dec 2011 11:37am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Love the way the colours shine!

14 Dec 2011 11:48am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A beautiful specimen. It looks quite large.

14 Dec 2011 1:03pm

Pedro_eric from Trowbridge, United Kingdom

Excellent close up lovely colours.

14 Dec 2011 4:28pm

franz from Baden, Austria

vivid colours all around ... a very effective frame !! i guess you had a great time on that journey ...

14 Dec 2011 7:11pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

I have no idea how I missed this today - you are on my blogwatch list...Anyway - this is a gorgeous color and I love the light shining on him and the contrast ...and that luscious dark green!!...beautiful sir!

14 Dec 2011 7:30pm

Othersideblue from Kerman, Iran

Marvelously colorful hunted capture

14 Dec 2011 8:40pm

mimicy from Bordeaux, France

Joli et très coloré ce beau papillon .... compliments

14 Dec 2011 10:18pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


14 Dec 2011 10:33pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States


14 Dec 2011 10:48pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Superb close up! Nice shot!

14 Dec 2011 11:52pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful color and I like the patterns on the wings. Great macro!

15 Dec 2011 12:39am

Phil David Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

Makes me wonder if this butterfly had to go through the tribulations of migrating to
the warmer climate. Beautiful photo, magnificent close up !~

15 Dec 2011 2:23am