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Swedish Sunset

By Lillian  
Taken on our last night in Sweden last year
a great last night spent after a very exhausting bird Photography week

V2 is a butterfly from yesterday at Wisley Gardens,
a version as I am useless at butterfly images..landscapes as well come to that!
but was asked for this one to start the Sweden are birdsWink

Thank you to John and Mike for your User Awards on the Flamingo yesterday
thank you all for stopping on Sweden should be finished today...yippee!!


Tags: General Butterfly Reflections Sweden Landscape and travel

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Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 8:21AM
Beautiful Lillian -such amazing reflections - so clear. Smile


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22 Jan 2014 8:35AM
Beautiful images Lillian,
pks 14 2 England
22 Jan 2014 8:40AM
lovely landscape

barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 8:41AM
2 godduns here
Mike_Young Plus
11 12 9 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 8:43AM
Two splendid shots Lillian
22 Jan 2014 8:47AM
I love both Lillian. The landscape is beautiful and love the reflections and V2 is a gorgeous capture GrinGrin

Nikonuser1 Plus
5 152 16 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 8:49AM
V1 great landscape Lillian V2 great butterfly imageSmile

morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 8:52AM
Two lovely images Lillian, beautifully captured and presented

moiral 8 12 Scotland
22 Jan 2014 8:52AM
You are too modest Lillian. Both are lovely shots and my favourite has to be that butterfly. Such a little beauty sitting on that plant. Mooira
capto Plus
6 5.2k 8 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 8:56AM
Two fine shots.Smile

ColleenA Plus
5 362 6 Australia
22 Jan 2014 8:57AM
Wow Lilian it is a beautiful sunset, great light and colours....and the butterfly is delightful, what beautiful markings it has. Like me you prefer to stick to your comfort zone....think you should branch out, they are good
ddolfelin Plus
6 103 3 Wales
22 Jan 2014 9:22AM
Both very good pictures.
Was hoping someone would identify the butterfly.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
22 Jan 2014 9:52AM
The butterfly is an owl butterfly, Lillian, and what a beauty. The Swedish scene is glorious, with those wonderful reflections. Carol
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 9:56AM
It was shown when you looked at info on the Owl image
thank you amazed at response
22 Jan 2014 10:17AM
Lillian, Two lovely but different images. Landscape a real cracker Smile
Brian J.
22 Jan 2014 10:17AM
Two beautiful treats for us today, Lillian.

jdinne 14 16 England
22 Jan 2014 10:18AM
Now Lillian don't know how you can say

Quote: I am useless at butterfly images..landscapes as well come to that!

The Swedish Sunset is superb and all the elements are there for all to see, and the fluterby well one of the best I have seen.

gwynn56 6 87 England
22 Jan 2014 10:45AM
2 beautiful images , nicely captured Smile
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 10:46AM
You malign yourself Lillian. Both excellent, really like that landscape, and the butterfly is special as well. GrinGrinGrin Peter.
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
22 Jan 2014 10:47AM
Books take time don't they Lillian. It will worth all the effort Grin Good addition here.
22 Jan 2014 11:24AM
has to be V1 for me Lillian special

22 Jan 2014 11:45AM
Superb images. Each one outstanding in its own way.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
22 Jan 2014 12:06PM
Impossible to compare a sunset with a butterfly! But two great images, Lillian, and though the butterfly doesn't fill the frame, it's beautifully captured and sharp. Not only a super sunset in V1, but you've got some lovley reflections, too SmileSmile
Trev Smile
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 12:20PM
Lovely landscape, reflections and beautiful light, but my goodness what a gorgeous butterfly.
you could surely crop in much more to let us see those amazing patterns.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
ugly Plus
10 9 57 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 1:07PM
Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
22 Jan 2014 1:47PM
Great reflections!
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
22 Jan 2014 2:11PM
Lovely Lillian.
22 Jan 2014 2:26PM
Lillian, you never take a picture which isn't 100%, two lovely shots.

22 Jan 2014 2:37PM
A wonderful sunset composition Lillian on V1 and a great capture of a beautiful butterfly with great clarity on V2! Both images are great work!
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 3:14PM
Two very well observed, composed, exposed and captured images with beautiful colour an light Lillian. Image two for me please the detail is quite exceptional.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
22 Jan 2014 3:15PM

both very special to me but i love the sunset.

andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 5:16PM
v1 for me today lillian wonderful light belting comp love the clouds and reflections a cracker nice one Wink
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 5:23PM
Fine shot !!.....lovely light & subtle colours !!
22 Jan 2014 5:43PM
A really lovely comp' on your Landscape shot Lillian, smashing! And a lovely sharp image in V2, excellent Work .

John Smile
Mike_Smith Plus
10 482 1 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 6:21PM
Your Butterfly is called an Owl Butterfly, that landscape shot is really nice, i love the light and the reflections
two beautiful shots lillian love v1 for me. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 6:40PM
A really lovely landscape with a wonderful reflection in V1
and a splendid detailed shot in V2
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 7:30PM
Lovely silhouettes in v1, nice bug in V2.
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 7:42PM
Two lovely images, love the reflections in V1Smile

rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 7:51PM
Two disparate but wonderful images, Lillian. Great stuff.

SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 8:05PM
2 beautiful images.Smile
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 8:30PM
...and not a Volvo in sightWink

bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 8:35PM
Contrasting images Lillian love the both in the context that they are Smile
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
22 Jan 2014 8:49PM
V1 is a lovely image with beautiful colours and reflectionsSmile
22 Jan 2014 9:04PM
Two lovely shots Lillian. Cathy
22 Jan 2014 9:31PM
You are so obviously not rubbish at either landscapes or butterflies. Now I'm looking forward to seeing the birds!!!
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
22 Jan 2014 9:36PM
A beautiful and serene scene Lillian, such wonderful refections and calm mood. There is nothing wrong with your landscapes at all if this image is anything to go by. As for butterflies I'm happy to give you some tips if you are in Gloucestershire this spring and summerSmile
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 9:58PM
I like the butterfly shot
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
22 Jan 2014 11:22PM
Excellent shot of the lake LillianGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
23 Jan 2014 4:07AM
I like the way you have used the light in V1, to provide reflections and shadows.
The butterfly is also good, lovely colours and good detail.
Cannot see anything wrong with either, Lillian Smile

Oh I nearly missed these...2 stunning images Lillian, the reflections in V1 are amazing..And the Owl butterfly is one of the best I have seen on this site...just beautiful..

Lynette Grin
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
24 Jan 2014 11:00AM
Lovely quality of light and warm evening pastels on the landscape, Lillian. v2 is sharp and detailed and with the original file size you've got plenty to play around with a crop.

ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
24 Jan 2014 2:10PM
Amazing reflections, Lillian. Razor sharp and beautifully exposed capture of the butterfly too! Dave is right about the crop, if V2 is uncropped.


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