Red Admiral

By CaroleS
A Red Admiral that seemed to be so full of nectar from the Sedum that it just wanted to stay where it wasSmile

The background is natural it is just the greenery from more Sedum that were towering over the lower weighty flower heads. Tweaked in Photoshop.

A very big thank you for all your interesting comments on yesterday's uploads and to ColleenW for the GEAGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin


I am taking a break for a while, we have so much on at home and with the family at present, that I just do not have time to do all your images justice.

Tags: General Butterfly Red admiral Close-up and macro Sedum Wildlife and nature

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ugly Plus
9 9 57 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 9:31AM
Smile nice image..


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helenlinda Plus
10 344 22 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 9:32AM
Excellent detail Carole SmileSmile
4 Oct 2013 9:46AM
grand capture Carole very pleasing indeed

CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
4 Oct 2013 10:08AM
A beauty, Carole, haven't seen many of these around here this year. Carol
4 Oct 2013 10:23AM
Lovely colour and excellent detail.
Richsr 10 91 223 England
4 Oct 2013 10:39AM
Like the good details and colours here Carole
sable 9 9 7 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 10:56AM
What a beautiful image great detail and good colours xx
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
4 Oct 2013 11:18AM
Wonderful details Carole.


danbrann 12 636 17
4 Oct 2013 11:29AM
bright, cheerie and beautiful. A super image Carole.
Maiwand 10 3 72 England
4 Oct 2013 11:44AM
Areally beautiful shot of the butterfly Carol. Clear and sharp and wonderfully colourful.GrinGrinGrinGrin
boov Plus
4 2 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 11:48AM
Super macro
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 11:51AM
Great point of view, great colour, superb detail and what a pleasure to see.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
PattiW 11 24 2 United States
4 Oct 2013 12:21PM
Carol, this is absolutely stunning! PattiSmileSmileSmile
BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
4 Oct 2013 12:25PM
Super, very well done Carole.

ColleenA Plus
5 337 5 Australia
4 Oct 2013 12:31PM
Another beauty Carole....great pov
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
4 Oct 2013 1:07PM
A great poser, this lovely butterfly, and captured 'at the moment' perfectly!
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 11 Canada
4 Oct 2013 2:02PM
Happy to make this lovely shot #30.
4 Oct 2013 2:58PM
Excellent shot Carole,
8 10 10 England
4 Oct 2013 4:41PM
Excellent detail and colour.Smile
mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
4 Oct 2013 5:22PM
Yes,every Xmas I am so full of turkey Carole,
and I have difficulty too getting myself from the table !!
Good shot.
4 Oct 2013 5:56PM
Gorgeous image Carole, possibly my fav' of your lovely Butterfly pic's.

John Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 10 England
4 Oct 2013 6:01PM
A lovely and colourful capture, and a nice bit of tweaking too! Wink
Trev Smile
Fefe Plus
5 23 31 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 6:40PM
Lovely fluffy bits CaroleGrin
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 6:43PM
Great capture Smile

jasonrwl Plus
7 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 7:05PM
Very well captured indeed Carole - super sharp and great colour
Irishkate Plus
6 41 110 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 10:28PM
You're certainly getting a great variety of butterflies Carole.
Beautiful markings on this Red Admiral
5 Oct 2013 12:09AM
BRILLIANT! SmileSmileSmile

jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
5 Oct 2013 6:50AM
So lovely with the red "carpet" for the butterfly

5 Oct 2013 9:38AM
Superb image Carole
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
5 Oct 2013 10:46AM
Lol...beached whale. Just like me after lunch today Grin

Gosh...that smooth rich green and the lush pink of the Sedum go so well together, don't they??

Gorgeous capture, Carole. Super detail and colour on the whale Smile

annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
5 Oct 2013 4:15PM
excellent carpet for your fine detailed admiral.
5 Oct 2013 4:31PM
Lovely colour and detail.
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 7:25PM
Beautiful shot Carole, well taken indeed.
6 Oct 2013 12:26PM
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2013 9:29PM
Stunning image Carole, and good luck with the break
bricurtis Plus
12 2.1k 49 England
6 Oct 2013 9:51PM
Looks very comfortable on the sedum cushion Carole. Good contrast.
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
16 Oct 2013 10:20PM
A very admirable admiral indeed, the details and colours are simply glorious

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