Red-spotted Purple

By taggart  
Red-spotted Purple
Basilarchia astyanax 3 inches

Just about my favorite butterfly!

It seems that I will be in and out and quite busy this weekend--------

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Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 12:14AM
Jenn your butterfly images are wonderful and so many different species.
Beautifully taken.

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14 Sep 2013 12:16AM
WOW - super sharp! Smile

annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
14 Sep 2013 12:17AM
What a beauty, chocolate and blueberry coloured glory!
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
14 Sep 2013 12:25AM
Double WOW Jenn stunning capture!


Joline Plus
11 29 53 United States
14 Sep 2013 12:25AM
This is magnificent. I don't think I've seen this one this far north. I can see why it is your favorite.
14 Sep 2013 1:00AM
Top class image Jenn
14 Sep 2013 1:05AM
Amazing! The wings look like silk. Super sharp details. Fantastic work.
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
14 Sep 2013 1:10AM
What a stunning close up of this beautiful butterfly Jenn, the details and colours are simply fabulous. Talk about "summertime blues" I've definitely got them now after viewing your magnificent upload!
mikbee Plus
10 3 8 Scotland
14 Sep 2013 1:14AM
Like the markings here Jenn.
Super close up.
14 Sep 2013 1:43AM
14 Sep 2013 2:15AM
Spectacular shot, Jenn, Always delightful.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
14 Sep 2013 2:32AM
Another brilliant capture. ......Sandy
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
14 Sep 2013 3:17AM
Superb shot again, Jenn.
14 Sep 2013 4:36AM
One amazing image this Jenn !! What a lovely butterfly it is too !!
Great capture and great photo, Jenn.

gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
14 Sep 2013 6:29AM
I can see why it's your favorite. Nicely captured here. I like the light source. It seems to be coming from a low angle.
cabbie Plus
10 31 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 7:12AM
A cracking shot Jenn top marks

nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
14 Sep 2013 7:18AM
Well deserves those awards, this a real cracker, Jenn.
14 Sep 2013 7:43AM
Beautiful Jenn, the detail is excellent,
14 Sep 2013 8:08AM
Excellent Jenn with great detail and good exposure control in what looks like quite difficult lighting.

LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 8:10AM
johnlw Plus
11 1 10 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 8:17AM
Well done a real beauty.
Regards John.
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 8:27AM
Beautiful captureSmile

14 Sep 2013 8:45AM
Excellent and wonderful capture,well done,
Stunning image of this beautiful butterfly, the colors, the details, the light and the presentation are perfect!
ColleenA Plus
5 350 5 Australia
14 Sep 2013 9:09AM
Wow wow wow...simply stunning...a real beauty
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
14 Sep 2013 9:13AM
Wish I could see a butterfly like this, very beautiful

jasonrwl Plus
7 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 9:43AM
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
14 Sep 2013 10:18AM
Another beauty, Jenn, the coilours are superb.

14 Sep 2013 10:38AM
Just beautiful, Jenn.

7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 1:44PM
A lot of people admire this photograph and I am another. I pin sharp perfectly composed and capture image of the highest quality Jenn

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
14 Sep 2013 1:47PM
Superb Pov Jenn

Nikki !!!
Wow, stunning.
saltireblue Plus
7 7.5k 33 Norway
14 Sep 2013 2:05PM
You always get these flutterby images so pin-sharp and detailed, Jennn. Gorgeous image.

14 Sep 2013 2:16PM
Fantastic Jenn. Cathy
Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
14 Sep 2013 2:25PM
Terrific capture Jennn.Incredible fine detail. Superb.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
BarbaraR Plus
11 17 1 England
14 Sep 2013 4:23PM
Very fine indeed !

EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
14 Sep 2013 4:47PM

14 Sep 2013 4:56PM
This is just beautiful Jenn.

14 Sep 2013 6:03PM
Fan ......... tastic, Jenn!

pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 7:17PM
A true beauty Jenn
JuBarney Plus
6 26 3 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 8:14PM
A beautiful capture
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
14 Sep 2013 8:57PM
Gorgeous- with fabulous detail.
capto Plus
5 4.9k 8 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 10:21PM
Excellent, top quality.Smile

ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
15 Sep 2013 7:21PM
What an amazing shot of it, Jennnn!


16 Sep 2013 12:30AM
That's spectacular. Wonderful detail and colour on this beauty. Excellently captured.

What a stunning macro shot, Jenn! Superb!Smile
Regards valery

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