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Green-veined White Butterfly

By SherryO  
It had been raining and this butterfly was sheltering. If the sun had been out, I would never have got this shot because these butterflies are usually on the wing. But by wandering along a wet, overgrown track and about twenty or so rehearsals, my patience was duly rewarded and I got the image I wanted. I never use flash so had to adjust my position a bit. In other shots the glare of the white flowers was too strong but this was just right.

Tags: Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: NaturesHaven, MattB1987, mattberry and 23 more


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Comments


Norfolkboy 10 1 4 England
16 Jul 2012 10:33PM
Your patience has been rewarded with this superb image.
Colin

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OAKEY 8 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2012 11:07PM
Just beautiful
Very well done indeed
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2012 8:23PM
Excellent shot. Great comp and detail.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2014 9:58AM
Beautiful image! Featured in e2 Photo Gallery right now!
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