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Special shoes...Red Admiral (thanks Les!)

By gabriel_flr  
this shot has been taken yesterday in the evening between two rains (the usual weather here last days...), He was on my head, on my shirt and on my finger too but it was impossible to shoot with the left hand...i just wanted to test an old Canon Digital Rebel. i said myself: "let him fly!" but after some seconds he was back on my shoes, i think they love me, ha, ha Wink
Many thanks for your comments on my last pic!

Tags: Bugs Butterflies Insects Photo journalism Butterfly Red admiral Bug Close-up and macro Vanessa atalanta Flying insect Mariposa Wildlife and nature Papillon Farfalla Insekten Schmetterling Mariposas Farfalle Fluture Le vulcain

Voters: Ariwith, Tracy_Young, CarolG and 14 more

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19 Aug 2010 6:44AM
Wow that is really quite astonishing that it just landed on your shoe



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19 Aug 2010 6:48AM
He had obviously heard of your skills in photographing them Smile
19 Aug 2010 6:54AM
Hi Tracy, don't make me blush Wink Thank you! i know i have a lot to learn...
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
19 Aug 2010 6:56AM
Lucky you, he obviously loves you! Well captured, Gabriel. Carol
nishchal 7 6 India
19 Aug 2010 7:01AM
You are really lucky to got this experience.
nishchal 7 6 India
19 Aug 2010 7:43AM
Thanks, Gabriel.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2010 8:14AM
Doing a David Hockney .. heh ?
He used to photo his foot all the time
19 Aug 2010 10:51AM
great capture
20 Aug 2010 5:42AM
Great capture Gabriel! I bet they love you.You make amazing pictures of them.I think this one wanted to be a star.
rpba18205 8 1 4 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2010 8:22AM
Very opportunistic. I have no luck with butterflies. Well captured.
DanielD 8 1 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2010 2:45AM
You're lucky man, good story, nice details

LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2010 10:37AM
Lovely shot, lovely story.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
22 Aug 2010 8:41PM
A very admirable admiral indeed, are those trainers Admiral by any chance?

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