Login or Join Now

Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more

Username:
Password:
Remember Me

Can't Access your Account?

New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!

Red-spotted Purple

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!

Get on1's Perfect Effects 9.5 for FREE! (£48 value)
Add Comment

Red-spotted Purple
Basilarchia astyanax 3 inches


Just about my favorite butterfly!

It seems that I will be in and out and quite busy this weekend--------

Brand:nikon CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 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:20 Jul 2013 - 9:35 PM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.9
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Red-spotted Purple
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:14 Sep 2013 - 12:10 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Humour / fun, Photo journalism, Portraits / people, Specialist / abstract, Sports / action, Wildlife / nature
Votes:90
Voters:Irishkate · DilysT · MalcolmM · annettep38 · robthecamman · achieverswales · Joline · NeilWigan · pascalg · bouic · canonfan · Cookie_Monster · Glostopcat · cheesey · mikbee · Ayoob · Potra · Daisymaye · RonnieAG · Hermanus · handlerstudio · CarolG · Nigeve1 · gajewski · phillG · cabbie · nonur · User_Removed · Badgerfred · prabhusinha · Trev_B · viscostatic · LynneJoyce · johnlw · EileenH · cjl47 · saeidNL · mrswoolybill · buxton · NaturesHaven · GeorgePlatis · woolybill1 · akh · ColleenA · jaktis · jasonrwl · Arty · WhiteRose1 · morpheus1955 · Philip_H · MandyD · dven · bearmtn · Stace · NDODS · soulofharmony · AlexAppleby · saltireblue · jdinne · Holmewood · Maiwand · BarbaraR · EAS · myrab · Niknut · AnnChown · DicksPics · GillyB · pluckyfilly · pamelajean · JuBarney · bricurtis · Bzox · alligatorpants · capto · jovanovic · CaroleS · johnriley1uk · psu68 · Greyheron · ChiliMan · fificat100 · ValeryAst · helenlinda · PattiW · Mavis · Big_Beavis · graceland · sparrowhawk · brownsilent ·
Views:249
Unique Views:106

Comments

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 12:14 AM

Jenn your butterfly images are wonderful and so many different species.
Beautifully taken.
KateGrinGrinGrin

DilysT
DilysT Plus Member 4DilysT vcard United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 - 12:16 AM

WOW - super sharp! Smile


Dilys

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 12:17 AM

What a beauty, chocolate and blueberry coloured glory!

achieverswales
14 Sep 2013 - 12:25 AM

Double WOW Jenn stunning capture!

Regards

Trev.

Joline
Joline Plus Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 12:25 AM

This is magnificent. I don't think I've seen this one this far north. I can see why it is your favorite.

canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 - 1:00 AM

Top class image Jenn
Jim

Cookie_Monster
Cookie_Monster Plus Member 2Cookie_Monster vcard Germany1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 1:05 AM

Amazing! The wings look like silk. Super sharp details. Fantastic work.

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 1:10 AM

What a stunning close up of this beautiful butterfly Jenn, the details and colours are simply fabulous. Talk about "summertime blues" I've definitely got them now after viewing your magnificent upload!

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 1:14 AM

Like the markings here Jenn.
Super close up.
Mick.

Ayoob
Ayoob Plus Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
14 Sep 2013 - 1:43 AM

EXCELLENT DETAILED IMAGE , CAPTURED....Jenn......GrinGrinGrin

Potra
Potra Plus Member 2Potra vcard Venezuela
14 Sep 2013 - 2:15 AM

Spectacular shot, Jenn, Always delightful.
M

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 2:32 AM

Another brilliant capture. ......Sandy

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 3:17 AM

Superb shot again, Jenn.
Ronnie.

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
14 Sep 2013 - 4:36 AM

One amazing image this Jenn !! What a lovely butterfly it is too !!

handlerstudio
handlerstudio Plus Member 3handlerstudio vcard United States7 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 4:48 AM

Great capture and great photo, Jenn.

Peter

gajewski
gajewski Plus Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 6:29 AM

I can see why it's your favorite. Nicely captured here. I like the light source. It seems to be coming from a low angle.
-=\Walter

cabbie
cabbie Plus Member 8cabbie vcard United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 - 7:12 AM

A cracking shot Jenn top marks

Bob

nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 7:18 AM

Well deserves those awards, this a real cracker, Jenn.

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
14 Sep 2013 - 7:43 AM

Beautiful Jenn, the detail is excellent,
Fred.

viscostatic
14 Sep 2013 - 8:08 AM

Excellent Jenn with great detail and good exposure control in what looks like quite difficult lighting.

Phil.

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 8:10 AM

Stunning!

johnlw
johnlw  8 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 8:17 AM

Well done a real beauty.
Regards John.

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 - 8:27 AM

Beautiful captureSmile

Eileen

saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 8:45 AM

Excellent and wonderful capture,well done,
saeid

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 8:59 AM

Stunning image of this beautiful butterfly, the colors, the details, the light and the presentation are perfect!
George

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2270 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 9:09 AM

Wow wow wow...simply stunning...a real beauty

jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
14 Sep 2013 - 9:13 AM

Wish I could see a butterfly like this, very beautiful

Peter

jasonrwl
jasonrwl Plus Member 5546 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 9:43 AM

Brilliant!

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51261 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 10:18 AM

Another beauty, Jenn, the coilours are superb.

Dave

Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 - 10:38 AM

Just beautiful, Jenn.

P.

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43921 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 1:44 PM

A lot of people admire this photograph and I am another. I pin sharp perfectly composed and capture image of the highest quality Jenn

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

soulofharmony
14 Sep 2013 - 1:47 PM

Superb Pov Jenn


Nikki !!!

AlexAppleby
14 Sep 2013 - 2:04 PM

Wow, stunning.

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44674 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 2:05 PM

You always get these flutterby images so pin-sharp and detailed, Jennn. Gorgeous image.

Malc

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 - 2:16 PM

Fantastic Jenn. Cathy

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 2:25 PM

Terrific capture Jennn.Incredible fine detail. Superb.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 4:23 PM

Very fine indeed !

B.

EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 4:47 PM

Beautiful.

Ann

myrab
myrab Plus Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 - 4:56 PM

This is just beautiful Jenn.

Myra

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 6:03 PM

Fan ......... tastic, Jenn!

Richard

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 7:17 PM

A true beauty Jenn

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 8:14 PM

A beautiful capture
Ju

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91970 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 8:57 PM

Gorgeous- with fabulous detail.

capto
capto Plus Member 32235 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 10:21 PM

Excellent, top quality.Smile

ivor

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
15 Sep 2013 - 7:21 PM

What an amazing shot of it, Jennnn!

Goodness...

Andrew

fificat100
16 Sep 2013 - 12:30 AM

That's spectacular. Wonderful detail and colour on this beauty. Excellently captured.

Lavina

ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
16 Sep 2013 - 9:11 AM

What a stunning macro shot, Jenn! Superb!Smile
Regards valery

- Original Poster Comments
- Your Posts

Add a Comment

You must be a member to leave a comment

Username:
Password:
Remember me:
Un-tick this box if you want to login each time you visit.