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The traveler

By dawnmichelle
Hope you all are having a wonderful Sunday..
saw this butterfly traveling about the garden and snapped a few shots and thought I would share them with you... used the eye-dropper on the bottom of the wings for the coloring for frame work..
The poor computer is running on 2 cylinders now instead of one.. not that it a lot faster but may make it till I can get a new one loll

Thank you all for your continued support and the C+C on Daisy.. Thank you again Dave for the award...

Please continue to remember Rosalie in your thoughts and prayers...

Tags: Flowers Butterfly Flowers and plants Wildlife and nature

Voters: foggytwo, Alec1, willgriffiths and 95 more

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Alec1 Plus
10 4 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2008 7:55PM
Nice capture. Alec

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foggytwo Plus
14 36 1 Scotland
24 Aug 2008 7:57PM
A super close up shot Dawn with excellent detail and great colours. The butterfly contrasts well with the pink flower.
I hope your computer keeps going until your new one arrives.
24 Aug 2008 8:01PM
thank you Alec and Pete... Smile
I hope so too Pete Smile
The fab 4 great detaild images spot on.
24 Aug 2008 8:05PM
thank you so much Will Smile
24 Aug 2008 8:09PM
Beautiful images.
Great close-up, colour & detail.
I hope your new PC arrives soon.
cjl47 Plus
10 4 3 England
24 Aug 2008 8:13PM
Superb set of close ups, splendid detail.
24 Aug 2008 8:15PM
thank you Vee and Chris Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1850 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2008 8:19PM
Good set, V1 & V5 for me, for contrasting diagonals.
ringyneck Plus
11 315 18 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2008 8:21PM
A fantastic set of images of a wonderful buterfly.

Stace Plus
9 2 2 England
24 Aug 2008 8:25PM
What a cracker, stunning colours, fantastic set of images
24 Aug 2008 8:26PM
another beautiful set Dawn, all good but particularly like No 1 & No 5

Cormy Plus
10 3 England
24 Aug 2008 8:26PM
Marvellous images.For some daft reason No.5 is my favourite.
24 Aug 2008 8:30PM
GOOD SHOT. Great series of shots Dawn, like no1 and no5 best of all, great work regards Steve.
24 Aug 2008 8:35PM
That first shot is stunning. Angi
24 Aug 2008 8:39PM
great set of close ups dawn,like them all.
lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
24 Aug 2008 8:39PM
Prefer the composition and detail of #1
24 Aug 2008 8:41PM
Thank you ALL so much Smile
gerrymac Plus
10 10 1 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2008 9:05PM
These are all 1st clas images Dawn,I could'nt choose between them
GalleryGirl 10 4 2 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2008 9:12PM
Oooh Dawn I was dying to see this large (too small on MSN). Wow these are great! More please ?
Marilyn x
bayleaf 10 8 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2008 9:17PM
Wow Dawns super. Hope you don't mind me giving it my next user award for this one, in 2 days time.

Keep well.

fatherpie Plus
9 18 12 England
24 Aug 2008 9:26PM
Fabulous set Dawn. Can't choose between them - I'd have been proud of any of them
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2008 9:30PM
Beautiful set of images Dawn, really great captures and super presentation.
24 Aug 2008 9:52PM
Thank you Gerry/Marilyn /John/Dave/Johanna Smile

John I would be honored Smile Thank you so much!!
24 Aug 2008 10:02PM
great shots wonderful
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
24 Aug 2008 10:15PM
Super set of shots, lovely colours and detail, hope you are well.

24 Aug 2008 10:18PM
Thet are all superb images,you have done very well.
imagio Plus
11 12 1 England
24 Aug 2008 10:22PM
Superb detailed series of images Dawn, your progress with the camera has been magic, enjoyed watching you develop your skills. Well done..respect due..

Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
24 Aug 2008 10:28PM
No1 a really great shot Dawn but maybe cropped just a teeny fraction too close. The end of the wings appears lost in the framing.
GillyB Plus
12 317 8 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2008 10:32PM
Fabulous shots Dawn, all of them.

goso Plus
11 2 1 Australia
24 Aug 2008 10:55PM
Lovely captures Dawn.....Bill
24 Aug 2008 11:09PM
Thank you Dawn/Nicky/Dave/Bernie/Ron/Gill/Bill Smile
Excellent shots. Beautiful!
25 Aug 2008 2:01AM
thank you Amy Smile
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
25 Aug 2008 2:13AM
Super close-up images, Dawn. Carol
25 Aug 2008 2:14AM
thank you Carol Smile
Bob_V Plus
10 1 2 United States
25 Aug 2008 2:39AM
These images are amazing Dawn, you are improving rapidly with that camera, keep up the good work.
johnjrp Plus
13 432 5 Australia
25 Aug 2008 3:23AM
All very nice Dawn. Nice and sharp. They have lovely marking don't they? John
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
25 Aug 2008 6:39AM
Beautiful butterfly

sunshot Plus
13 24 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2008 7:36AM
five excellent shots here Dawn, love the angle in v4

nice set
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
25 Aug 2008 8:57AM
Like the details and colours in these Dawn - excellent captures.
Regards Richard.
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
25 Aug 2008 8:58AM
very pleasant ;
like number 5 a lot..;
25 Aug 2008 10:17AM
A great set of images......
franken Plus
15 4.5k 4 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2008 10:51AM
These are really lovely!

lostintime Plus
10 13 5 Germany
25 Aug 2008 12:21PM
What a wonderful series Dawn.
25 Aug 2008 2:30PM
Very nice images.
Well done.
Lovely shots, Dawn.
Cheers, Mac
25 Aug 2008 3:11PM
Thank you ALL so much !! Smile
gary_d Plus
10 576 13 Wales
25 Aug 2008 4:12PM
Superb shots Dawn, well done. - gary
Pegon Plus
12 78 1 England
25 Aug 2008 4:41PM
Excellent shots Dawn.
25 Aug 2008 5:04PM
thank you Gary and Pete Smile
Good shot Dawn, impressive border
proz 13 205 United States
25 Aug 2008 5:42PM
fine captures Dawn
25 Aug 2008 7:07PM
thank you Graham and Proz Smile
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
25 Aug 2008 7:49PM
Superb Dawn!
Well seen and captured!
25 Aug 2008 9:01PM
WOW what a stunning set of photos. So beautiful.
25 Aug 2008 10:45PM
Cracking set, Dawn, superb detail and great presentation.
Brilane Plus
11 5 12 Wales
26 Aug 2008 1:12AM
A beautiful set, Dawn, all good shots.
26 Aug 2008 1:20AM
thank you Jennn/Marie/Derek/Brian Smile
JimV Plus
11 6 3 Canada
26 Aug 2008 4:26AM
Excellent shots Dawn, since getting the Canon your photography is coming on in leaps and bounds, nice work!
Rgds., Jim
26 Aug 2008 8:23AM
Beautiful set of shots
26 Aug 2008 9:04AM
thank you Jim and Mandy Smile
JudeC Plus
10 6 3 England
26 Aug 2008 9:32AM
Hi Dawn - stunning set of images - Jude.
26 Aug 2008 10:25AM
thank you Jude Smile
dmhuynh72 Plus
10 44 3 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2008 11:04AM
set of lovely capture images, beautifully presented
26 Aug 2008 11:28AM
thank you Yung Smile
cassiecat Plus
9 39 46 England
26 Aug 2008 5:00PM
v3 for me as the is more space around the butterfly
Gezina Plus
11 3 6 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2008 7:36PM
This poor butterfly was in the wars and lost its beautiful swallowtail - still great shots Ina
26 Aug 2008 9:21PM
thank you Cassie/Ina Smile
26 Aug 2008 10:29PM
Thank you so much John for the award Smile
27 Aug 2008 4:42AM
Lovely images Dawn, Shame they're getting to the end of the season and losing little bits
27 Aug 2008 2:15PM
Thank you Glen Smile
28 Aug 2008 5:16AM
Lovely series here Dawn.
28 Aug 2008 4:26PM
thank you Jenny Smile
Rogerex Plus
11 32 12 Australia
29 Aug 2008 10:01AM
A beautiful butterfly, and a nice flower for a background.
FeatherFriend Plus
10 38 217 England
29 Aug 2008 10:40AM
A superb set here Dawn, well worth all the votes and Award.
Geoff. sorry for the clicks, trying to catch up.
29 Aug 2008 3:27PM
Thank you Roger and Geoff Smile
fatmod Plus
11 22 England
30 Aug 2008 9:28PM
excellent set of images great colours
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
31 Aug 2008 3:52PM
An excellent set of shots of this beautiful butterfly, it's a lot more colourful and spectacular than most of the UK ones. My pc is extremely slow and geriatric too, hence my lack of comments and why i'm so slow to respond at times!
1 Sep 2008 1:07AM
Excellent macros Dawn. Bravo
1 Sep 2008 10:06AM
Thank you so much Smile
tigertimb Plus
10 40 66 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2008 7:59AM
A great set of closeups; a bit of a shame where the wings are clipped by the border in a few of them but I love all the details, colours and patterns you've captured.
#5 my favourite, getting all the detail of the flower too and I love the POV
24 Sep 2008 9:52PM
Great image....lovely detail.
26 Sep 2008 6:35PM
Superb Macro shot Dawn--so vivid the colours--Love it -well done.
27 Sep 2008 6:14PM
Great shot.
This butterfly sure looks great,i like the details and the colors you got hereSmile
Nice bright one.
What a beauty.
11 Oct 2008 11:59PM
thank you ALL so much Smile
Hi Dawn, Have you got any advice on taking these fantastic Macro pictures, I would dearly love to take butterfly pictures, I'm not sure where to start.
The type pictures I have been taking are at distance usually 300mm~400mm~600mm, these Macro are at the opposite end, and very pleasing to the eye, so any advice is welcome.
janet Plus
15 27 England
12 Nov 2008 10:52AM
A stunning capture!

13 Nov 2008 8:00AM
outstanding macro shot !1 ticks all the boxes for me
7 Dec 2008 10:38PM
thank you all so much

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