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KarenFB Plus
11 4.9k 171 England
23 Apr 2014 6:11AM
The poor thing looks a little worse for wear! A brilliant capture though - I prefer version 1, where the pale butterfly is against a dark background.

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23 Apr 2014 6:54AM
Incredible shots
ali63 Plus
5 775 1 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2014 7:06AM
Amazing detail in these 2 fine images Carol SmileSmile

LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2014 7:17AM
Two lovely portraits.
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2014 7:18AM
What a beauty, Butterflies are just starting to make themselves known here in Southampton, I just wish they would stay still long enough for a photograph. SmileSmile
8 10 10 England
23 Apr 2014 7:32AM
Both are excellent Carol.
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
23 Apr 2014 7:36AM
Lovely clarity, Carol. Another new one for me (missed your first ones, sorry Sad)

23 Apr 2014 7:39AM
Lovely colours all round
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 149 16 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2014 7:40AM
2 great captures CarolSmile

andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2014 7:45AM
belting detail carol wonderful colour and light v1 for me today love the comp a cracker nice one Wink
23 Apr 2014 7:50AM
Two fantastic images Carol, I love both Smile
Wonderful colours and superb detail Smile
23 Apr 2014 8:25AM
Beautiful images Carol, especially the light and colour in V1.

23 Apr 2014 9:10AM
Incredible detail and colours in these two lovely images Carol, I like the water droplets on the flower stem in V2Smile

What an absolute beauty, wonderfully captured by you (as always). Not easy getting these little guys in their natural surroundings - I found a Scarce Swallowtail in Bulgaria but it was high up in a tree and I just wasn't able to get a decent shot.
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2014 10:08AM
Once again quality pictures Carol. Lovely depth of colour in V1 which would be my favourite of the two.
23 Apr 2014 10:15AM
2 beauties as usual !!stunning
23 Apr 2014 10:42AM
V1 for me today

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
23 Apr 2014 11:01AM
Two beauties here Carol, but go for V1 as my fave, for the colours and the butterfly stands out better from it's background Smile
Trev Smile
23 Apr 2014 11:59AM
Lovely shots, Carol!
ColleenA Plus
5 350 5 Australia
23 Apr 2014 12:16PM
Beautiful butterfly images Carol...amazing detail...great captures
Joline Plus
11 29 53 United States
23 Apr 2014 12:27PM
It is well named.
23 Apr 2014 12:28PM
you are featured e2 piccy at this moment...
Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2014 12:50PM
So beautiful Carol - we never get over the patterns of butterflies.
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Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
23 Apr 2014 1:23PM
Two lovely captures. Such pretty patterns and colours on the many, many butterflies.
mikbee Plus
10 3 8 Scotland
23 Apr 2014 2:02PM
Two splendid close ups Carol.
Good shots.
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2014 2:36PM
I am jealousTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueGrin
Superb macro image, Carol.

Niknut Plus
7 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2014 4:53PM
Cracking shot !!.....impressive detail in this furry beauty !!.Smile
23 Apr 2014 5:00PM
Great images Carol,

danbrann Plus
13 636 17
23 Apr 2014 5:27PM
What a beautifully marked butterfly.
Mike_Smith Plus
10 459 1 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2014 5:59PM
Two beautiful macro shots Carol, a beautiful Butterfly too
V1 stands out for me, Carol.

tomcat Plus
12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2014 6:40PM
Evenin' Carol,
Excellent butterfly togging
You must be well chuffed

A fair day today, but the odd shower expected
A day forecast without breeze tomorrow and up to around +17C
Butterfly togging here we go

A beauty!
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
23 Apr 2014 7:35PM
Great detail, Carol -- in both the festoon and the droplets on the plant.
6 3 8 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2014 7:55PM
A pair of beautiesWinkGrin
23 Apr 2014 8:18PM
Such Lovely macro Butterfly Images!! ~

Regards ~ Peter Smile
23 Apr 2014 8:23PM
Wonderful shots again Carol, love V1 with the dark BG.
BarbaraR Plus
11 17 1 England
23 Apr 2014 9:13PM
Two super captures Carol.

So beautiful, lovely detail. SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
24 Apr 2014 4:15AM
Incredible detail in both images and I too like the dew droplets on the budding flower.
Are they two different butterfles? The colours of the wings are slightly different, male & female, perhaps?
Wonderous work as always, Carol Smile

jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
24 Apr 2014 4:58AM
Great shots

Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
5 May 2014 8:53PM
Two fantastic shots of this beautiful and exotic butterfly Carol, a species that i've never seen before apart from in Nigel Kiteley's portfolio

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