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Hackberry Emperor?

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 3 December 2013 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Spotted at the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory in Key West, Florida.

Photo captured September 26, 2013.

NIKON D7000 1/125 second F/5.6 ISO 200 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Great macro shot, but I was half expecting to see a spotty faced youth with a Blackberry attached to a laptop :-)

3 Dec 2013 8:03am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Beautiful details without getting too 'forensic'.

3 Dec 2013 8:39am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow...very beautiful capture !

3 Dec 2013 9:23am

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful macro shot. Beautiful colors and well-captured details. Have a nice day. :)

3 Dec 2013 9:23am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

Superb photo with magnificent dof background also, such beautiful butterflys !~

3 Dec 2013 11:18am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

What a lovely specimen, like the colors and patterns.

3 Dec 2013 11:26am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Sweet capture!

3 Dec 2013 11:27am

سيد حسن كاوشي from اروميه, Iran

بسیار زیباست

3 Dec 2013 12:00pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
so beautiful composition, focus, colors, lights & pattern!

3 Dec 2013 12:20pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

I have no idea of its name, but what a beautiful image!

3 Dec 2013 4:58pm

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A very beautiful capture with wonderful colours and beautiful details ! A beautiful butterfly !

3 Dec 2013 5:50pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

WOW! Stunning close up - the colors and details are superb

3 Dec 2013 5:57pm

Frances from Massachusetts, United States

Fabulous macro! The colors and clarity are stunning and the angle is spot on.

3 Dec 2013 6:54pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Delicate and beautifully colored; very attractive looking butterfly!

3 Dec 2013 7:52pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Is this a butterfly or a moth? I think it is the most beautiful arrangement and colors, I've ever seen!

3 Dec 2013 8:18pm

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

Woooo.... macro superbe.)

3 Dec 2013 9:00pm

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Beautiful macro !! Great colors and figures. Stunning vis-à-vis ! Good background.

3 Dec 2013 10:33pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful! I love the patterns and colors on this butterfly. A wonderful close up image1

3 Dec 2013 11:50pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Very nice.

4 Dec 2013 12:32am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

superb!! well done!

4 Dec 2013 1:16am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Glorious butterfly shot. You managed to capture all of this beauty's detail.

4 Dec 2013 3:56am

franz from Baden, Austria

exquisite shot ... i like the muted colours and the intricate pattern that you captured so well !

4 Dec 2013 10:31am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Lovely blue and brown tones.

4 Dec 2013 12:23pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Excellent capture of this beauty ... the details and pettern of the wings are fabulous !!!

4 Dec 2013 5:17pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States


5 Dec 2013 1:04am

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