By KarenFB
A Small Tortoiseshell. It's amazing how many colours nature can put on one small insect!

Tags: Butterfly Insect Small tortoiseshell Wildlife and nature

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LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 7:38AM
It is also amazing how they choose to settle on a contrasting colour to maximise the photographer's palette. Lovely shot.

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netta1234 Plus
5 382 2 Wales
14 Aug 2013 7:49AM
I agree with you,and Nature's so cleverSmile
A Lovely detailed imageSmile
14 Aug 2013 9:10AM
Pin sharp as always, Karen - we'll have to make the most of these opportunities.
It will soon be frost and snow!
14 Aug 2013 11:19AM
The only thing I don't like about this picture is that it's much better than mine - by a huge margin!
14 Aug 2013 11:35AM
Great capture.
PattiW Plus
12 24 2 United States
14 Aug 2013 11:38AM
Beautiful color and detail in this lovely image, PattiSmile
tonyng Plus
7 10 2 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 12:04PM
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
14 Aug 2013 2:50PM
Beautiful, Karen. Carol
pretty autumn colours.

TonyDy Plus
9 9 3 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 4:37PM
Well captured, Karen.
Very vibrant with great detail, Karen!
KarenFB Plus
11 4.9k 171 England
14 Aug 2013 7:12PM
Thank you everyone! Grin
Great shot Karen. Lovely colours.

Ingleman Plus
10 9 4
14 Aug 2013 10:06PM
Great colour, nice shot.
15 Aug 2013 10:15AM
Excellent Karen, super composition and great detail,
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
15 Aug 2013 6:30PM
A corker of a close up Karen, such wonderful details and colours captured
KarenFB Plus
11 4.9k 171 England
16 Aug 2013 4:28PM
Thank you everyone! Smile
17 Aug 2013 10:39AM
Colourful and beautiful close up Karen, and excellent detail.

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