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Some Competition

Competition for the big Monarch

Brand:Nikon CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Some Competition
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:28 Aug 2011 - 12:38 PM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Monarch, Not manipulated, Photo journalism, Sports / action, Wildlife / nature
Votes:91

Comments

cantona43
cantona43 e2 Member 9885 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 12:41 PM

stunning shot Jenn, superb colour,detail and light
Neil

franken
franken e2 Member 123127 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 12:43 PM

Truly superb!

Ken

Joeblowfromoz
28 Aug 2011 - 12:43 PM

One of the lovely butterlies of the world - have a shot almost the same as this in my Pf from ages ago - we don't see them much here anymore..Terrific image...Jo

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
28 Aug 2011 - 12:49 PM

impressive capture & beautiful image...

Shellio
Shellio  3 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 12:59 PM

Fantastic image of the elegant Monarch and its friend, may be you ought to enter it into a competition yourself.
Shell

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 1:05 PM

He is definitely a big beautiful butterfly. Great shot Jenn.........Sandy

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 1:26 PM

fantstic shot, I like all those honey colours and the 'competition' in the background.
yes I DO love your pictures! And I sincerely hope that you are safe!

TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 - 1:39 PM

Great image.
Tony

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 2:34 PM

Beats my Speckled Wood Smile

Ade

bayleaf1
bayleaf1  4 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 - 2:38 PM

What a super Monarch capture.
John.

TerryMcK
TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 2:50 PM

Beautifully captured & neatly presented, Jenn. Shows some lovely detail & colour.
Terry

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 3:24 PM

Beautifully captured, Jenn.Ronnie.

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 3:27 PM

Superb, Jenn. Carol

andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 3:31 PM

fantastic colour wonderful light jenn a stunning capture nice one Wink
andy

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6534 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 3:32 PM

A beautiful butterfly and I like the other insect homing in on the flower too. - gary

Cristian
Cristian  9950 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 3:53 PM

Good close up capture.

Cristian Smile

Paul_cats
Paul_cats e2 Member 861 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 3:57 PM

Simply stunning. Great pose and colour.
Paul

debu
debu  4 India
28 Aug 2011 - 4:05 PM

Lovely detailed image with beautiful light and colour.
debu

Devon_Wild
28 Aug 2011 - 4:16 PM

More than happy to be 30th, great image ................Rob

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 4:20 PM

beautiful shot

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64431 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 4:42 PM

Totally stunning, made even more brilliant by the inclusion of the little'un.
Chris

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43914 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway25 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 4:51 PM

That's an absolutely fantastic shot, Jenn. Certainly has the 'WOW' factor.

Malc

digital_boi
28 Aug 2011 - 4:54 PM

excellent capture GrinGrinGrin

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 5:09 PM

Wow and wow again, this is so beautiful Jenn.
Joan.

JOKEN
JOKEN  5 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 5:21 PM

.......and a triple wow from me !!

Silverzone
28 Aug 2011 - 5:22 PM

Superb Monarch my second favourite butterfly. Well taken. Sylvia

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 5:26 PM

What a beautiful butterfly Jennnn, they are rare visitors to the UK but i've never seen one in the wild

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 5:41 PM

Super pretty butterfly, so well captured.

B.

jujupops
jujupops  4 England
28 Aug 2011 - 5:57 PM

A stunning close up Jenn, love the superb detail, lighting, colour and last but not least the little'un GrinGrinGrin
Julie

SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 6:03 PM

The detail and colour is outstanding and pin sharp. A beautiful capture.
Steve.

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7122 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 6:05 PM

Beautiful image

ccb
ccb  626 forum posts United States2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 7:24 PM

Stunning Monarch, Jenn! They never cease to amaze because of their dramatic beauty. Wonderful shot.
Christina

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 7:41 PM

Hah hah - no contest.Smile
Brian.

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 8:26 PM

Wonderful shot Jennn. The colours on the wings remind me so very much of the wonderful stained glass we see in churches. So vibrant.
Ron

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 8:27 PM

Stunningly lovely.

Ann

jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 4116 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 9:32 PM

Just brilliant Jenn

Jason

MickS
MickS  9 England14 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2011 - 9:39 PM

Watcha Jennifer,
excellent stuff.
best
Mick

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2011 - 8:28 AM

Stained glass comes to my mind... so beautiful!
Johanna

Anna62
Anna62  3 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2011 - 2:18 PM


Quote: Stained glass comes to my mind... so beautiful!
Johanna

I couldnt agree more..that is the first thing that entered my mind too. Absolutely stunning Jen Smile

gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2011 - 5:09 PM

Fantastic macro and perfect title.
-=\Walter

LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2011 - 7:51 PM

'Off line for a few Days(Hurricane).' Sad

'Superb Monarch Butterfly capture,~' Jenn.

Ciao~ Peter Wink

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