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Tiger Swallowtail
Pterourus glaucus

This enormous (oversized) FEMALE Eastern Tiger Swallowtail turned up on the butterfly bush yesterday--females show much more blue than the males--- languid and feeding deeply!

Five more species of butterflies we have been looking for all summer turned up on the Autumn Joy sedum today!

I thought I was done with butterflies!--- Enjoy!

Brand:Nikon CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron 180 mm Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Tiger Swallowtail
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:4 Sep 2011 - 12:13 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up / macro, General, Portraits / people, Specialist / abstract, Swallowtail, Wildlife / nature
Votes:81

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 12:14 AM

A stunning close up of this beautiful butterfly, the detail and colours are simply wonderful.

Delbon
Delbon  6 England
4 Sep 2011 - 12:20 AM

Beautiful - quality photography - excellent

Del

Big_Beavis
Big_Beavis e2 Member 9Big_Beavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 12:21 AM

This could only be thw work of one person. Great stuff Jennn.

David

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 12:22 AM

I think this must be one of the very best swallowtail butterfly shots that I have seen, Jenn: the detail, lighting and colors (not the spelling for the US marketWink.......it's actually a typing error but an appropriate one to leave uncorrected) are all quite exquisite. Beautiful bit of photography.
Ronnie.

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 12:31 AM

wonderful composition, perfect colours and DOF.
and a perfect specimen , too

cabbie
cabbie e2 Member 7cabbie vcard United Kingdom
4 Sep 2011 - 12:37 AM

Have to agree with Ronnie excellent in every way

Bob

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
4 Sep 2011 - 12:41 AM

Outstanding capture! IB

andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 12:41 AM

the detail is fantastic jenn beautiful colours and tones a stunning capture nice one Wink
andy

debu
debu e2 Member 4debu vcard India
4 Sep 2011 - 12:47 AM

Superb detailed image.
debu

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 12:48 AM

A beautiful capture Jenn. Wonderful colour and detail..........Sandy

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 1:30 AM

A super close up Jenn.
First class image.
Mick.

Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 2:28 AM

This is indeed a stunning image Jenn - very beautiful and a very fine capture

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114511 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 3:44 AM

The is a real beauty Jenn and so well captured and presented as well, congrats on a superb image mate.....

Ade x

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
4 Sep 2011 - 5:30 AM

excellent capture!

gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 5:51 AM

Beautiful shot of a gorgeous specimen.
-=\Walter

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 6:08 AM


Quote: I think this must be one of the very best swallowtail butterfly shots that I have seen, Jenn: the detail, lighting and colors (not the spelling for the US marketWink.......it's actually a typing error but an appropriate one to leave uncorrected) are all quite exquisite. Beautiful bit of photography.
Ronnie.

Couldn't agree more, a stunning image, Jenn. Carol

dven
dven e2 Member 9dven vcard United Kingdom
4 Sep 2011 - 6:42 AM

WOW!!! stunning

dven

goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 7:38 AM

Wonderful work Jennn ...Bill

SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 8:17 AM

A top quality, pin sharp shot of this magnificent Butterfly.
Steve.

Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 13321 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 8:48 AM

A Beauty,
Alan

Joeblowfromoz

I think this is amazing and am so jealous that you get all these butterflies - all we have here are hundreds of white ones - just a superb image for its detail and composition..Jo

franken
franken e2 Member 113108 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 8:59 AM

Beautiful!


Ken

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64390 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 9:26 AM

Very pretty.
Chris

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 9:36 AM

Excellent!

Ann

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 9:39 AM

Fantastic capture Jennn. Could be the best butterfly shot I have seen on the site. Its brilliant. Shortlisted.
Ron

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43857 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway25 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 10:41 AM

RonnieAG sums it up perfectly, Jenn. One to be very proud of.

Malc

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8763 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1592 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 10:46 AM

What a stunner!

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 10:58 AM

An outstanding shot Jenn, wonderful detail/colour and pose,
Geoff.

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 11:21 AM

Stunning!
Ann

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 11:28 AM

Beautiful colours and detail; lovely macro Jenn.
Rende

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 11:35 AM

Classic in every way.
Gorgeous!

TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
4 Sep 2011 - 11:38 AM

Superb shot, Jenn.
Tony

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 12:52 PM

A really beautiful image Jennn. Superb clarity - the detail is exceptional. Pixel envy !!Smile
Brian.

PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 12:54 PM

Absolutely perfect! Patti SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

User_Removed
4 Sep 2011 - 1:17 PM

Wow, outstanding detail, a beauty.

Lucien.

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 1:47 PM

How wonderful to have such visitors Smile
Helen

imagio
imagio  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 2:14 PM

Gorgeous Jennnnn

Bernie

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 2:25 PM


Quote: Fantastic capture Jennn. Could be the best butterfly shot I have seen on the site. Its brilliant. Shortlisted.
Ron

couldnt agree more JennSmile

LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 2:43 PM

'Superb & lovely Swallowtail Butterfly capture'~ Peter

nikshot
nikshot  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 3:13 PM

The best this year Jenn, superb shot... Nick

soulofharmony

Outstanding Jenn... and so very very pretty....

i live in the only place in England that have these for 3wks a year..so nice to see.... brilliant !!!


Nikki !!!

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 3:30 PM

Great.

Samuel_Aron
4 Sep 2011 - 5:55 PM

Terrific shot!
Sam.

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 6:48 PM

superb

dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
4 Sep 2011 - 8:24 PM

awesome shot... i love these..

kathyg15
kathyg15  4 United States
4 Sep 2011 - 9:00 PM

Beautiful!! We have these here in the Ozarks MTS, posted one earlier this spring, but couldn't put a name with it, Perhaps I will remeber, HA HA, Big congrats on your awards Jenn, well deserved...Kathy

ccb
ccb  626 forum posts United States2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 9:57 PM

Stunning detail, Jenn! Gorgeous colors!
Christina

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2011 - 10:33 PM

Stunning shot Jenn, fantastic colours and detail, pin sharp too Smile

Hugh

Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2011 - 5:10 PM

So beautifully composed like a watercolour painting . I would love to have that on my wall Jennnn xxx

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2011 - 7:00 AM

Another gem, congrats on all those awards Jenn, well deserved!
Johanna

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