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NEWS : Monarchs Have Arrived

Today, finally, I saw three monarch butterflies in our garden!
They all appeared to be newly hatched and went right to work ---
I ran for my camera.....

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:9 Sep 2013 - 11:19 PM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.6
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:NEWS: Monarchs Have Arrived
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:10 Sep 2013 - 10:09 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Monarch butterfly, Photo journalism, Portraits / people, Sports / action, Wildlife / nature
Votes:91
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Views:236
Unique Views:105

Comments

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 4DicksPics vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 10:13 PM

Certainly worth the sprint, Jenn - an excellent image is the result!

Richard

johnlw
johnlw  8 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 10:19 PM

Yes Jenn a Exelent capture great detail lovely DOF and a super presentation.Smile
Regards John.

MandyD
MandyD  616777215 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 10:20 PM

A really lovely capture, superb colour and detail against the beautiful background Jenn, gorgeous!!

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51381 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 10:22 PM

Crisp and clear, beautiful bg, and the wide border looks very good. Fine work, Jenn.

Dave

EileenH
EileenH  2 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2013 - 10:28 PM

Beautiful capture Smile

Eileen

franken
franken Plus Member 123555 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 10:34 PM

Lovely capture here.

Ken

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
10 Sep 2013 - 10:36 PM

Fine capture Jenn, excellent composition and detail,
Fred.

jasonrwl
jasonrwl Plus Member 5746 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 10:40 PM

Wonderful - you know autumn (sorry, fall) has arrived!
Jason

nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 10:47 PM

Wonderful DOF, excellent image and presentation, Jenn.

EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 10:48 PM

Stunning.

Ann

Danny1970
Danny1970 Plus Member 261 forum postsDanny1970 vcard United Kingdom
10 Sep 2013 - 11:02 PM

Fantastic capture!

Danny

soulofharmony
10 Sep 2013 - 11:24 PM

Absolutely stunning Jenn


Nikki xx

Cookie_Monster
Cookie_Monster Plus Member 3Cookie_Monster vcard Germany1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 11:25 PM

Wonderful work (as usual!).

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 11:41 PM

Love the markings on this one Jenn.
Super shot.
And thanks so much for your award.
Very appreciated indeed !!
Mick.

Ayoob
Ayoob Plus Member 4Ayoob vcard Australia
10 Sep 2013 - 11:46 PM

This is a wonderful image , like the detail and clarity , Jenn....GrinGrinGrin

tonyguitar
11 Sep 2013 - 12:00 AM

Nice crisp markings. Peak condition? TG

achieverswales
11 Sep 2013 - 12:28 AM

Simply wonderful capture Jenn, I also love the Bokeh on the background.

Regards

Trev.

Potra
Potra Plus Member 2Potra vcard Venezuela
11 Sep 2013 - 12:29 AM

Absolutely perfect shot Jenn, this is a piece of art.
M

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom84 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 1:09 AM

A stunning image Jenn - it is great to see that new butterflies are still emerging
just as we think summer is over.
The flower perch here is just beautiful.
KateGrinGrinGrin

fificat100
11 Sep 2013 - 2:10 AM

A real stunner

Lavina

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 2:20 AM

Stunning detail Jenn. One of your best........Sandy

Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
11 Sep 2013 - 4:04 AM

A real beauty this Jenn ! Very well presented too Smile

handlerstudio
handlerstudio Plus Member 3handlerstudio vcard United States7 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 5:04 AM

A wonderful photo Jenn. Great isolation. They will be leaving for Mexico in a few weeks. I have seen them in mid-late September flying across the Chester River and the Chesapeake. Quite miraculous.

Peter

jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
11 Sep 2013 - 6:24 AM

A beautiful butterfly and s great composition

Peter

StrayCat
StrayCat Plus Member 1116409 forum postsStrayCat vcard Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 6:47 AM

Gorgeous Jenn. I'm attending another car rally tomorrow evening, it's something new for me. Spent the whole day in Dinosaur Valley today, need about 2 weeks. Next summer I'm going down there with a tent, it is phenomenal.Grin

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 7:25 AM

Whoah!!!!!!!!

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 7:36 AM

Excellent capture, beautiful details, colors and presentation!
George

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 8:37 AM

Very fine image, Jenn.
Ronnie.

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 8:48 AM

Beautiful capture Jennn - that's a dream bg.

fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 9:19 AM

A well composed and beautiful capture Jennn.

Albert

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 10:48 AM

A really superb shot of the Monarch Jennn. Crisp and sharp exposure.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 5canonfan vcard United Kingdom
11 Sep 2013 - 12:08 PM

Superb image Jenn
Jim

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 12:38 PM

WOW!

Joline
Joline Plus Member 9Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 12:39 PM

Splendid in every way!

AlexAppleby
11 Sep 2013 - 1:13 PM

Excellent shot - makes me long for a garden, although I have a feeling it would be very neglected!

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 51011 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 5:14 PM

Gorgeous shot !!........superb quality !!

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3302 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 5:42 PM

Wow Jenn what a beautiful image, great presentation....well captured

Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2013 - 5:58 PM

Lovely capture and presentation, Jenn.

P.

gajewski
gajewski Plus Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 6:18 PM

Jenn, PERFECT light and a wonderful bokeh in this shot.
-=\Walter

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9909 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1730 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 6:50 PM

I feel your excitement, Jenn, and hope you get plenty more shots.

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 8:38 PM

What a stunning image Jennn
Lillian

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8343 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 9:06 PM

Such a beauty Jenn love the detail and so crisp and sharp

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4204 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica34 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 10:46 PM

Colour contrast,bokeh and composition are equally fantastic !

viscostatic
12 Sep 2013 - 7:31 PM

A beauty - well isolated from that beautiful background.

Phil.

tonyguitar
16 Sep 2013 - 12:38 AM

As Eas's Diamond award says above ....Brilliant! TG

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Sep 2013 - 11:16 PM

What a beauty Jenn, you certainly get some exotic varieties in your part of the world

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