Sharing a Table

By taggart  
Sharing a Table

Image made in situ---things are not so congenial very often when the autumn joy is blooming and the insects are busy!

Although all insect parts are not precicsly in focus mostly due to the various planes, I thought this worth posting for a view of the brilliant inside wing color of the EASTERN TAILED BLUE and a comparison of his size with that of the HONEY BEE.

Tags: Photo journalism General Butterfly Close-up and macro Honey bee Wildlife and nature

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Comments


26 Sep 2011 1:16AM
Beautiful! Grin

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Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
26 Sep 2011 1:17AM
Friends dining together. A lovely image with great detail Jenn.........Sandy
26 Sep 2011 1:24AM
Beautiful image well captured.
Allen,
soulofharmony 7 22 1 Norfolk Island
26 Sep 2011 2:36AM
And beautiful it is too, and wonderful to see ...!!!

gorgeous image Jenn...

Nikki !!!!
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 118 Scotland
26 Sep 2011 3:07AM
For the very reasons you give I am so glad you decided to show this one, Jenn.
Ronnie.
dawnmichelle 10 12 United States
26 Sep 2011 3:33AM
this is beautiful Jennn... I have the same plant and the wasp and honey bee's are taken over it..
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
26 Sep 2011 4:46AM
An amazing macro, Jennnnn. And -- everything that should be in focus, is in focus. Your patience in waiting for the exact moment with these jittery insects is paying off big time. With all these fleeting moments happening so fast, it is amazing that you can still get a great composition.
Great shot.
-=\Walter
sandyb 13 34 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 4:57AM
This is a stunning composition I love it
CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
26 Sep 2011 6:23AM
Superb, Jenn. Carol
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
26 Sep 2011 7:12AM
So very beautiful!

Ann
fentiger 16 916 23 England
26 Sep 2011 7:22AM
Delightful image.

Albert
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 7:46AM
Superb shot Jenn, fantastic detail and colours, beautifully captured.

Hugh
saltireblue Plus
7 7.2k 33 Norway
26 Sep 2011 8:26AM
Sitting down with the enemy.

Absolutely magnificent, Jennnn. Very glad you decided to post this one.

Malc
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 9:34AM
Wow! Just excellent Jenn!
Carol
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 10:09AM
Looks very similar to our Holly blue butterfly
A good 'un Jenn

Adrian
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 10:18AM
A wonderful image, really shows the difference in size. Carole
mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
26 Sep 2011 10:46AM
A superb pairing here Jenn.
Excellent shot.
Mick.
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
26 Sep 2011 11:30AM
They do love the autumn joy...it is well named.
26 Sep 2011 11:31AM
A superb close-up. Lovely colours and excellent detail.
Steve.
Suehh 10 39 6 England
26 Sep 2011 11:47AM
Another real beauty Jenn - and such a beautiful butterfly - I love these images of yours.
26 Sep 2011 12:01PM
Lovely Jenn, enough in focus to make a superb image,
Geoff.
26 Sep 2011 12:43PM
A superb capture. A
AshTree 8 1.7k 6 England
26 Sep 2011 12:51PM
What a lovely harmonious image - with everything that needs to be in focus, in focus!
Theresa
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 1:20PM
Beautiful duo... Gorgeous image....
IB
LexEquine 11 19 United States
26 Sep 2011 1:45PM
"Brilliant!!"~ Peter Smile
Niknut Plus
7 1.6k 75 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 4:33PM
Beautiful !!!!
MickyMc 9 8 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 5:06PM
This may not be sharp in all the places but it is artistic and gets my vote.Smile
Mavis
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 5:24PM
pretty shot with the bee as a bonus, nicely sharp and detailed
26 Sep 2011 5:58PM
What a lovely shot the colours and detail are fab
jj
26 Sep 2011 7:02PM
Sweet shot Jennn, !! Very well done!...Kathy
pascalg 10 37 France
27 Sep 2011 4:05PM
excellent!
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
29 Sep 2011 10:05PM
this little blue one must be tiny. methiks you have done extremely well getting the flower and the two visors into the best common focus.
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
1 Oct 2011 5:13PM
A brilliant double capture Jennn, such lovely colours and composition.
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
4 Oct 2011 7:48PM
What a capture Jennnnnnn. Wonderful blues and great comparison So many of yours I've missed while I've been on my Jolly bags xxx

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