Is this Butterfly Silly?

By taggart  
Is This Butterfly Silly?

For silly Sunday....

...Butterflyly is a SpiceBush Swallowtail inside an Autumn Red daylily...

Tags: Photo journalism General Insect Specialist and abstract Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Humour and fun

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28 Jul 2013 12:19AM
Not a view we see very often Jenn, a superb capture, great detail,

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annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
28 Jul 2013 12:30AM
fantastic, Jenn, wonder how he will get to the nectar.
The colours are glorious, a fine Sunday image indeed!
paskinmj 9 11 1 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 12:32AM
Amazing colours
Ayoob 7 Australia
28 Jul 2013 1:10AM
Fantastic shot with lovely details and colours........Grin
GillyB Plus
13 317 8 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 1:31AM
A lovely capture Jenn, complimentary colours and beautifully detailed Smile

Potra 5 Venezuela
28 Jul 2013 1:57AM
Splendid Jenn! Maybe she was thirsty...
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
28 Jul 2013 3:03AM
This is a bit different with the butterfly so deeply into the bell of the bloom, Jenn: fine colour recording and the detail is excellent (as ever).
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
28 Jul 2013 4:32AM
It is really committed to get a good meal here Jenn !! An awesome photo !!
ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
28 Jul 2013 5:37AM
Yes thats a silly butterfly, hope she didnt get stuck...a superb captureGrinGrinGrinGrin
28 Jul 2013 6:54AM
Gorgeous colours and detail. Smile
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
28 Jul 2013 7:37AM
Stunning colours

marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 7:38AM
Magnificent Jenn
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 8:08AM
brilliant colour and comp jenn wonderful detail a belter nice one Wink
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 8:15AM
A fabulous butterfly - he must be having a drink, either that or he's camera shy. Smile
Philip_H 6 1 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 8:21AM
Striking butterfly and flower, Jenn.

Nigeve1 Plus
5 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 8:25AM
Interesting view, well composed.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 9:33AM
He looks punch drunk...
A fabulous image
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
28 Jul 2013 9:43AM
An amazing shot, gorgeous colours, SUPERB!
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
28 Jul 2013 9:46AM
Such a beautiful butterfly Jennn. Wonderful capture and superbly exposed.GrinGrinGrin
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 10:11AM
Don't know about it being silly, but the whole image is a wonderful splash of colourSmile

ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
28 Jul 2013 11:07AM
Look at him! Troughing away like a greedy little piggy. Tut!

Well caught piggy, Jennnn. The colours and detail are STUNNING.

Andrew Smile
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
28 Jul 2013 11:38AM
Getting well stuck in there. Such a greedy guts and not at all delicate like all the other butterfly pics on here. I love it.
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
28 Jul 2013 12:09PM
Not silly but greedy Wink Beautiful combination of flower and butterfly with lovely colours and detail.
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 12:17PM
Superb shot Jenn, fantastic detail and colours

Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 12:17PM
Getting to the heart of the matter.
Well spotted and captured Jenn.
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
28 Jul 2013 1:50PM
Not at all silly Jenn, a beautifully marked specimen,
saltireblue Plus
8 8.1k 33 Norway
28 Jul 2013 2:29PM
Well if ever an image has raised the bar on the quality of Silly Sunday images, then this one certainly has to be a prime candidate, Jennn.
Don't find anything silly in a butterfly with its bum sticking out of a flower.Grin

soulofharmony 8 22 1 Norfolk Island
28 Jul 2013 2:47PM
What a beautiful little butterfly and shot Jenn

Stunning work

Nikki x
myrab 12 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 3:56PM
Stunning colours.

Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
28 Jul 2013 4:13PM
Fantastic use of colour Jennnnnn.Not seen a view like this before Jennn. xxx
MalcolmS Plus
12 1.2k 13 England
28 Jul 2013 4:13PM
So much colour Jenn, great capture

fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
28 Jul 2013 5:04PM
Vibrant and beautiful image.

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
28 Jul 2013 5:08PM
It is if it is trying to hide from you and your camera, it is far too big to hide inside that flower!WinkGrin
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2023 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 5:23PM
The dark butterfly against the lily is a beautiful contrast, outlining its wing shapes, and the gold stamens running across the wing with the gold spots is really stunning. It's unusual to see an image of a butterfly with its head buried inside a flower, we seemed trained to show the head at all times, but there is something especially attractive about this image, Jenn, and it's almost like a painting.
AnnJ Plus
6 5 Scotland
28 Jul 2013 5:48PM
What fantastic colours, it is a wonderful shot so very well captured. Ann.
28 Jul 2013 6:16PM
Fantastic shot, details and colours
Joline Plus
12 30 53 United States
28 Jul 2013 7:19PM
What a beauty.....buried in the flower like a little kid with it's nose in a lily.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 8:07PM
Unusual butterfly
28 Jul 2013 9:06PM
Wonderful colours and detail Jennn
johnlw 11 1 10 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 9:26PM
Outstanding imageSmileSmileSmile
Regards John.
28 Jul 2013 10:04PM
Fantastic shot
28 Jul 2013 10:18PM

Quote:Fantastic, Jenn, wonder how he will get to the nectar.
The colours are glorious, a fine Sunday image indeed!

LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 11:37PM
Glorious colour, lovely detail. Not silly, frilly perhaps.
boov 5 2 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2013 11:45AM
Fantastic and more.....
jasonrwl Plus
8 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2013 9:16PM
Wonderful again Jenn - what lens are you using please - it certainly gives fantastically crisp results.

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