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Clipper Butterfly

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 4 December 2013 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

The Clipper Butterfly (parthenos sylvia) spotted at the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory in Key West, Florida.

Photo captured September 26, 2013.

NIKON D7000 1/60 second F/5.6 ISO 720 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Diana from San Francisco, United States

Very beautiful macro shoot, sharp and good color.

4 Dec 2013 6:12am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Wonderful hot Floridian colours!

4 Dec 2013 7:54am

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Excellent...

4 Dec 2013 8:02am

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

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

4 Dec 2013 8:45am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

W O W - such clarity

4 Dec 2013 9:12am

omid from mashhad, Iran

wooooow!
very nice!
so beautiful frame, focus, colors, lights & details!
L O V E L Y !!!!!

4 Dec 2013 9:25am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

A perfect example of this beautiful butterfly.

4 Dec 2013 10:21am

franz from Baden, Austria

excellent closeup of this beauty! this place must be a paradise for photographers ...

4 Dec 2013 10:30am

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

Fantastic capture of this very beautiful coloured butterfly ! The colour combinations are marvelous. Love it 5 *****

4 Dec 2013 11:23am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

beautiful macro

4 Dec 2013 11:45am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

That is a beauty!

4 Dec 2013 12:22pm

mohkum from Cochin (Kochi), India

Very attractive colour combinations! Lovely macro!

4 Dec 2013 3:16pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Another stunner specimen, wonderfully detailed.

4 Dec 2013 4:23pm

Frances from Massachusetts, United States

Absolutely stunning color and clarity with perfect constrast. 5*

4 Dec 2013 4:50pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

A beautiful butterfly superbly captured ... the colors are wonderful !!! Excellent closeup ...

4 Dec 2013 5:15pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Amazing color and patterns - a gorgeous macro!

4 Dec 2013 6:10pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

So beautiful. Love the perch he is on, too.

4 Dec 2013 6:42pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

The contrasting colors form a wonderful and vivid palette.

4 Dec 2013 6:51pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

Man they are beautiful, such a perfect photo also !~

4 Dec 2013 6:52pm

nafisa from bangalore, India

Love the colors

4 Dec 2013 6:55pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Another beautiful capture, great colors !

4 Dec 2013 7:57pm

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Stunning colors and figures here ! Amazing the environment ;-)

4 Dec 2013 9:03pm

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

You really were able to capture some beauties, Steven.

4 Dec 2013 9:51pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous color and detail. This is really fabulous! A wonderful image!

4 Dec 2013 11:22pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

These butterflies are incredible!

5 Dec 2013 1:05am

Yonatan from New York, United States

Beautiful shot and a great series.

5 Dec 2013 3:12am

Abena from Illinois, United States

This is beautiful and colorful, great shot Steven!

5 Dec 2013 4:09am

Ferret from Central Florida, United States

Wonderful shot.

5 Dec 2013 4:38am

yo from Ile de France, France

Ces trois papillons sont vraiment superbes ! Très belles prises !

5 Dec 2013 8:43am

RBL from Oxford, United States

Very beautifully decorated butterfly!

6 Dec 2013 1:34am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Beautiful !

8 Dec 2013 1:57am

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