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Tiger Swallowtail


I think this butterfly was finishing emerging when I found it---bad place in the lamium to be struggling about-- He may have injured one wing--- tho, when it flew off it was strong and swift!


Special thanks to Walter (gajewski) Annette (annettep36] and Mark (marktc) for their incredible morning wake up call!!! THREE User Awards before breakfast! ( for Plant Form: 2}

My internet is fading and mushy this evening-- I may loose it again-- will attempt to catch up with you tomorrow......... if........

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron SP AF 180mm f/3.5 Di Model (B01) Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:9 May 2012 - 10:33 AM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.6
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Tiger Swallowtail
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:19 May 2012 - 12:11 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up / macro, General, Insect, Photo journalism, Portraits / people, Sports / action, Wildlife / nature
Votes:76

Comments

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 12:21 AM

WOW
You got his one sunny side upSmile goes very well will those speckled leaves.
look at that you even got the same butterflies in your garden!

canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
19 May 2012 - 12:28 AM

Stunner
Jim

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 12:34 AM

GrinAbsolutely beautiful against the green foliage.
A really lovely butterfly.
Kate
Grin

NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 12:35 AM

these really are a lovely butterfly,well shot and shown.

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 1:38 AM

Nothing short of perfection. - gary

JimV
JimV e2 Member 8JimV vcard Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 3:52 AM

I see many lovely shots of butterflies on this site Jennn, but none better than this stunning image, very impressive, and fine write-up explaining it too!
Rgds., Jim

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 4:36 AM

A beautiful capture. Superb details in this image.............Sandy

tonyguitar
tonyguitar e2 Member 232 forum poststonyguitar vcard Canada24 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 4:41 AM

Rich colour and sharp focus makes a winning image. TG

mikemullumby
mikemullumby e2 Member 4mikemullumby vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 4:50 AM

Beautifully sharp Jennifer, great shot.

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
19 May 2012 - 5:33 AM

splendid

gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 6:05 AM

Jenn,
Great macro detail, Jenn -- and good timing, getting the wings fully spread.
-=\Walter

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41122 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 7:31 AM

Frame-filling, vibrant, and sharp from tip to tip, Jennifer. An excellent capture.

Dave

(many thanks for your comments on Hogwarts)

Last Modified By WhiteRose1 at 19 May 2012 - 7:32 AM
andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 7:49 AM

fantastic detail jenn brilliant colours and tones a cracking close up nice one Wink
andy

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 8:07 AM

Beautifully captured Jenn SmileSmile
Gets my User Award
Helen

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 8morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 9:37 AM

Superb image Jenn, fantastic detail and colours.

Hugh

JohnChambersPhotography

Top class macro, done to perfection, and o what detail stunning....with fantastic colour, it's a work of art

John

marktc
marktc e2 Member 459 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 9:48 AM

A delightful image.... If I had a UA to give this would have one too.... Superb!

Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 10:16 AM

Fantastic image Jenn. What a beautiful creature and great capture…….

Jocelia...

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 10:19 AM

Spendid capture Jenn.....

Ade

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44301 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 10:22 AM

One of the cleanest, sharpest butterfly images in a long time on here, Jennn. Great capture.

Malc

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 10:28 AM

Oh my. I am marvelling at two things now. This beautiful butterfly...and your amazing capture of it.

Goodness...

A...

Hop-A-Long
Hop-A-Long e2 Member 752 forum postsHop-A-Long vcard England
19 May 2012 - 10:55 AM

Beautiful capture Jenn, great detail and the colours are superb.

Andy

saeidNL
saeidNL e2 Member 5saeidNL vcard Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 11:38 AM

Fantastic and lovely capture,very well done,
saeid

jonwebber
jonwebber e2 Member 6jonwebber vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 11:49 AM

Captivating detail.
jon

samarmishra
samarmishra e2 Member 6samarmishra vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 12:38 PM

Hi Jennifer, this is an excellent shot of the tiger shallow tail... Excellent shot..

samar..

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 1:06 PM

OH what would I give for a shot like thisSmile beautiful

Billyray
Billyray e2 Member 770 forum postsBillyray vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 1:28 PM

This is an excellent shot Jenni. Superb detail and cracking colour.
Ray

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 1:30 PM

Superb shot Jennn. Wonderful detail and colourings. Congrats on all awards for your previous shot.
Ron

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 1:47 PM

A well patterened specimen here Jenn.
Super shot.
Mick.

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 2:04 PM

true beauty....

User_Removed
19 May 2012 - 2:25 PM

A beautifully detailed capture.

Lucien.

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 3:55 PM

WOW! that is so sharp and beautiful Jennn
love it!
Lillian

LexEquine
LexEquine e2 Member 8LexEquine vcard United States19 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 7:03 PM

"Superb Catch!!" ~ LEx Wink

bromley-smith
bromley-smith e2 Member 10bromley-smith vcard Scotland
19 May 2012 - 9:14 PM

Stunning image Jenn.
Tony

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 9:25 PM

A beautiful shot of this swallowtail - detail is superb. I'm glad she was able to fly, saved you from having to repair a wing.

Glad to hear the poppies are coming up for you Smile

Anne

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 9:31 PM

LOL---repair a wing.................

Oleg_Lobzin
Oleg_Lobzin e2 Member 4Oleg_Lobzin vcard Russian Federation
19 May 2012 - 10:11 PM

Brilliant macro shot. Amazing color and structure of the wings.
Regards, Oleg

gingerdelight
gingerdelight e2 Member 8298 forum postsgingerdelight vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2012 - 3:03 PM

What a stunning capture! Well done Jenn!
Carol

1881
1881 e2 Member 21881 vcard India
20 May 2012 - 6:52 PM

Superb shot.
SANJEEV

accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 5accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2012 - 7:07 AM

Beautiful. A

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2012 - 9:59 PM

A stunning close up of this beautiful and exotic butterfly Jennn, the detail and colours are flawless

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