Lady and Cone Flower

By taggart  
I posted the American Painted Lady earlier this summer here and someone asked about the inside colors. Here you have it!

I will be on and off over the weekend-- upgrading my system---

Tags: Wildlife Usa General Flowers and plants Purple cone flower Wildlife and nature Am painted lady

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jaspernina 14 1.0k Wales
17 Aug 2007 5:43PM
Stunning image with great lighting, well done.
Arty 18 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 5:43PM
Superb capture! well done.
newy17 15 273 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 5:44PM
great shot jenn beautiful colour and light well captured.
ChristineL 16 39 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 5:50PM
Really beautiful Jennn, I love the setting,
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
17 Aug 2007 5:51PM
17 Aug 2007 5:53PM
Excellent capture and a superb presentation,
paulb20 15 12 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 6:01PM
Beautifully taken, like the colours.
17 Aug 2007 6:01PM
Lovely image, the lighting is magic.
janehewitt 18 215 1 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 6:02PM
I agree, the lighting on this is just amazing Jane
17 Aug 2007 6:14PM
I do too... light is fantastic to quote a popular song... wonderful Jenn, just wonderful. Detail is superb. helen x
dven Plus
16 43 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 6:24PM
Your butterflys get better and better,

SueWB 15 England
17 Aug 2007 6:28PM
Wonderful colours, he chose a great flower to land on, but then butterflies do love those echinaceas!!
17 Aug 2007 6:35PM
Brilliant, colours light and detail are great.
TyChee Plus
16 275 1 United States
17 Aug 2007 6:43PM
Stunning composition Jennn! Excellent lighting and dof!
imander 14 388 7 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 6:50PM
beautiful colours and detail
JoolsM 15 England
17 Aug 2007 7:01PM
Lovely image with great detail and compostion.

rusmi 17 37 1 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 7:02PM
how beautiful, sharpness and details are sublime!

17 Aug 2007 7:14PM
The shot of just the flower is a brilliant composition with the wonderful light. The butterfly on top of it makes this shot really stunning. JNC
audi_db 14 8 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 7:34PM
Nice warm lighting, good depth of field.
mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.0k 2465 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 7:41PM
Everything in this is so graceful and harmonious.
dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
17 Aug 2007 7:45PM
Wonderful shot. Wouldn't change a thing with this one. I could see this shot hanging on the wall.
Dawn MIchelle
Dotrob 16 Wales
17 Aug 2007 8:28PM
Beautiful lighting and colours.
DolphinLady 15 54 1 Wales
17 Aug 2007 8:49PM
She looks really gorgeous Jennn.
GrahamBaines 14 39 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 9:56PM
Simply wonderful.

Hop-A-Long 14 52 1 England
17 Aug 2007 9:56PM
Fabulous colour. Great shot.
Joline Plus
15 37 59 United States
17 Aug 2007 10:01PM
Such beautiful clear colors. A wonderful capture.
17 Aug 2007 10:02PM
Another great shot, a well deserved RC. Good luck with the upgrade.

17 Aug 2007 10:08PM
You have a great technique - another great image!
17 Aug 2007 10:17PM
Looks almost unreal!!! Perfect shot Jennn.
gajewski 17 10 9 United States
17 Aug 2007 10:27PM
This is somewhat a deeper DOF than a lot of your other shots. For this shot this particular DOF is PERFECT. It really adds to the composition. Great lighting here. -=\Walter
Rock 19 10 2 England
17 Aug 2007 10:39PM
Wonderful !

phil_j 15 134 4 England
17 Aug 2007 10:52PM
Super image as always Jennn, wonderful colours and detail.

ericfaragh Plus
18 149 6 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 10:56PM
Lovely context, beautiful colours.
exposure Plus
17 6.0k United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 11:47PM
Beautiful light and sharp detail tones colour and a lovely composition.
User_Removed 17 386 2 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2007 12:03AM
I love it, a beautiful picture, stunning colours, composition & detail.
John_Horner 16 12 2 England
18 Aug 2007 12:05AM
Cracking light and colours Jenn. Bloody good.
GillyB 16 317 8 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2007 1:41AM
Lovely natural light and colour, love your use of DoF Jennnn!

tepot 17 4.4k United Kingdom
18 Aug 2007 3:41AM
i would have cropped in a lot tighter with this one, nice and colourful though and the background nicely thrown out.
terry_cavner 16 332 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2007 5:31AM
Jennn....This is a Beauty
Alison_S 15 339 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2007 7:10AM
A wonderful array of colours.......great light and dof too. Lovely image Jennnnn.

Best of luck with the upgrade......I hate doing anything like that LOL.....I'm just not 'technically' minded, wish I was though Sad

Al Smile
imagio 15 12 1 England
18 Aug 2007 7:53AM
Excellent capture great colors and focus

Buffalo_Tom Plus
15 2.3k 22 Wales
18 Aug 2007 9:15AM
Lovely use of DOF Jenn.Super quality.
phototime 15 8 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2007 10:03AM
Another beautiful shot,like the light and the colours,wonderful detail and fantastic focus.

Wooly 16 112 4 England
18 Aug 2007 11:00AM
Superb Jennnnn.

KKmoments 15 12 1 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2007 11:50AM
Stunning dof/detail/lighting.... Karen Smile
Chant57 Plus
15 395 3 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2007 12:48PM
Excellent dof, great light, super colours, a superb image Jenn
tomcat 16 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2007 1:18PM
Shes a real beauty Jenn
Have fun with the upgrade Smile

bricurtis Plus
16 2.5k 51 England
18 Aug 2007 3:02PM
A lovely light capture of both butterfly and flower Jennnn.
brownsilent 14 7 2 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2007 4:42PM
crackingly beautiful image, Jenn. Superb natural studio lighting, Smile
thorn 17 124 2 Scotland
18 Aug 2007 5:15PM
Hi Jennnn,
Great irridescence,detail,markings,dof,delicacy,texture,lighting,exposure and composition.Exquisite.Take care.AnnSmile
piccy 15 8 Wales
18 Aug 2007 9:10PM
wonderfully caught.
trissie 15 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2007 12:35AM
A beautiful capture Jenn, lovely colours.

skoffs 15 3 United States
19 Aug 2007 2:31AM
Nicely composed Jenn, with good depth of focus.
A_Harrison 17 261 Canada
19 Aug 2007 5:05AM
In the thumb it looks as if the colours are really blown out but there not.

Very nice

norton 17 2 6 Jersey
19 Aug 2007 8:24AM
Lovely shot with great lighting,detail and colour,well captured...........

arnieg 17 704 England
19 Aug 2007 1:20PM
great colour and detail jen

dianah 15 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2007 1:27PM
Awesome Jenn! I managed one butterfly when I was away but it is very ordinary..the colours here are just beautiful.
Portknockie 17 48 Scotland
19 Aug 2007 4:01PM
Hi Jennnn..Hope all goes well with the upgrade...Did mine two or three weeks ago...Every thing is great now...

Superb colours and the detail is fantastic...

No Butterflies at the moment just to much rain...Sad

beriah 15 1 Canada
19 Aug 2007 4:39PM
Wow Jenn! Large is more than spectacular! lighting is a treat and I love all the colour!
take care,
JimV 15 6 3 Canada
20 Aug 2007 4:08AM
Simply cannot find the right words to express how awed I am at the brilliance of this Jennn. I'll just say first rate photography, and leave it at that!
Rgds., and thanks for kind comments on my series, greatly appreciated.
Mavis 19 143 2 England
20 Aug 2007 6:01AM
This painted Lady on an Echinacea Flower is superb Jennnnnnnnnnnnn. Really does look as if you have painted it . So very beautiful xxx. Into my favourites xx
angelamary 16 6 England
20 Aug 2007 4:02PM
Lovely composition with beautiful colours and spot-on details. Very well caught!
chrissd 16 304 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2007 4:38AM
superb image Jenn, what lovely colours
GeorgeRusky 15 1 4
22 Aug 2007 3:56PM
Exceptionally good, Jennnnnnn
24 Aug 2007 4:20AM
Oh Jenn in Pennn - stunning lady on a cone.
Sounds like expensive ice cream.

No Rain still here. No crops for the winter, we're done (stick a fork in me) over rover!!

Thanks for your comments on my American Flag!

Jenn in Tenn

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