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Monarch Butterfly

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 24 September 2014 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Photo captured August 20, 2014.

NIKON D7000 1/250 second F/5.6 ISO 400 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Fantastique papillon quelle macro merveilleuse vue.

24 Sep 2014 6:32am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Beautiful picture.:-)

24 Sep 2014 6:45am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A lovely one, like its colors.

24 Sep 2014 8:02am

Julie L. Brown, Photobirder from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

I love seeing these beauties.

24 Sep 2014 10:53am

franz from Baden, Austria

surely among the prettiest of their kind !
i'd like to seem congregate by the millions (in mexico) one day ...

24 Sep 2014 12:57pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Excellent photo. Congraulations

24 Sep 2014 1:33pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A gorgeous close up of this beautiful butterfly. WOW.

24 Sep 2014 2:30pm

Malaura from France

Une très belle macro de ce beau papillon aux couleurs éclatantes...

24 Sep 2014 2:30pm

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

Beautiful, Steven!

24 Sep 2014 2:34pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

5 stars from me - stunning!

24 Sep 2014 4:46pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

ravissant... 5*****)

24 Sep 2014 6:40pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

Wonderful, contrasting colors!

24 Sep 2014 7:00pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Stunning! I love it!...

24 Sep 2014 7:24pm

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

VERy beautiful...

24 Sep 2014 8:24pm

Patrick M. from France, France

Trés joli papillon

24 Sep 2014 8:27pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
such beautiful composition, focus, colors, lighting & bokeh!
L O V E L Y !!!!!!

24 Sep 2014 9:04pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

What a beauty! Years ago, I saw lots of these near Monterey, California clustered on the tress. They were migrating or wintering there.

24 Sep 2014 10:32pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Stunning, perfect monarch.

24 Sep 2014 10:45pm

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Beautiful color Nice capture.

24 Sep 2014 11:01pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Nice close-up of this beautiful creature.

25 Sep 2014 4:01am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


25 Sep 2014 6:53am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is gorgeous. Such beautiful colour.

26 Sep 2014 2:11am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Vibrant capture!

29 Sep 2014 10:37am

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