Tortoiseshell.

By bricurtis
Tortoiseshell.

First Small Tortoiseshell butterfly to arrive in the garden this year..........unfortunately it chose to pitch on wet/soggy rain battered Scabious.

I have added a texture to help me present in a reasonable fashion.

Thanks for stopping by.

Tags: Butterflies Insects General Texture Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Diditally manipulated Wildlife and nature Small tortoiseshell butterfly

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Comments


KBan 11 495 4 England
15 Jul 2012 6:24PM
A BIG winner here Bri

Keith

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CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
15 Jul 2012 6:25PM
A super presentation, Brian. Carol
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
15 Jul 2012 6:35PM
A BIG thankyou Keith - your UA is much appreciated.Smile

Brian.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
15 Jul 2012 6:38PM
A fabulous close up Brian, the detail and colours are simply glorious and the textured background works really well. Not seen very many of these this year, they are in sharp decline according to Butterfly Conservation
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
15 Jul 2012 6:44PM

Quote:A fabulous close up Brian, the detail and colours are simply glorious and the textured background works really well. Not seen very many of these this year, they are in sharp decline according to Butterfly Conservation

Yes I have read that Ed - I was very surprised to see this one in the garden - there is nothing else about.
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
15 Jul 2012 6:48PM
None round here as yet Brian,I have missed the Butterflies with all this soggy weather at the moment.Hopefully they will arrive when the big yellow ball in the sky decides to shed a little light on my garden.
Lovely colours here,bright textures but they do draw you into the frame.
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
15 Jul 2012 6:59PM
Beautifully captured and presented example of this butterfly, Brian: wonderful detail and colours and the processing is sensitively and artistically applied.
Ronnie.
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2012 7:10PM
Good work... Love this. IB
Norfolkboy 10 1 4 England
15 Jul 2012 7:22PM
Superb presentation, Brian. The texture really works well.
Colin
15 Jul 2012 7:24PM
very arty I like it
15 Jul 2012 8:24PM
Love the idea Brian, works really well.
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
15 Jul 2012 8:36PM
Poor old Butterfly trying to get nectar out of this rain bashed Scabious. A cleverly extricated image . Very good xx
Eviscera 10 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2012 9:11PM
Nice moth Wink
15 Jul 2012 9:57PM
Great textured image

Bob
goso 10 2 1 Australia
15 Jul 2012 10:42PM
A grand image Brian ...Bill
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
15 Jul 2012 11:47PM
Beautifully worked, Brian. Wonderful rich colours and super textures.
Sylvia
15 Jul 2012 11:52PM
A lovely capture Bri, your processing has probably rescued the image. Smile

Mark
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
16 Jul 2012 8:55AM
Truly wonderful work Brian.

Ken
johnjo58 6 2 5 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2012 11:42AM
An all round top butterfly pic Brian, great to make us of the texture to present
David
celestun 13 29 14 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2012 11:06AM
Wonderful art work here... It all comes together to make a fabulous shot.

Well done!

Tim

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