Some Competition

By taggart  
Some Competition

Competition for the big Monarch

Tags: Photo journalism Butterfly Monarch Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Not manipulated Sports and action

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cantona43 Plus
12 924 4 England
28 Aug 2011 12:41PM
stunning shot Jenn, superb colour,detail and light
Neil

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franken Plus
15 4.3k 4 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 12:43PM
Truly superb!

Ken
28 Aug 2011 12:43PM
One of the lovely butterlies of the world - have a shot almost the same as this in my Pf from ages ago - we don't see them much here anymore..Terrific image...Jo
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
28 Aug 2011 12:49PM
impressive capture & beautiful image...
Shellio 6 2 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 12:59PM
Fantastic image of the elegant Monarch and its friend, may be you ought to enter it into a competition yourself.
Shell
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
28 Aug 2011 1:05PM
He is definitely a big beautiful butterfly. Great shot Jenn.........Sandy
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
28 Aug 2011 1:26PM
fantstic shot, I like all those honey colours and the 'competition' in the background.
yes I DO love your pictures! And I sincerely hope that you are safe!
TonyDy Plus
8 7 3 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 1:39PM
Great image.
Tony
Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
28 Aug 2011 2:34PM
Beats my Speckled Wood Smile

Ade
bayleaf1 7 7 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 2:38PM
What a super Monarch capture.
John.
TerryMcK 8 71 2 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 2:50PM
Beautifully captured & neatly presented, Jenn. Shows some lovely detail & colour.
Terry
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 118 Scotland
28 Aug 2011 3:24PM
Beautifully captured, Jenn.Ronnie.
CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
28 Aug 2011 3:27PM
Superb, Jenn. Carol
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 3:31PM
fantastic colour wonderful light jenn a stunning capture nice one Wink
andy
gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
28 Aug 2011 3:32PM
A beautiful butterfly and I like the other insect homing in on the flower too. - gary
Cristian 12 950 1
28 Aug 2011 3:53PM
Good close up capture.

Cristian Smile
Paul_cats 11 61 22 Scotland
28 Aug 2011 3:57PM
Simply stunning. Great pose and colour.
Paul
debu 7 India
28 Aug 2011 4:05PM
Lovely detailed image with beautiful light and colour.
debu
Devon_Wild 7 8 1 England
28 Aug 2011 4:16PM
More than happy to be 30th, great image ................Rob
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 4:20PM
beautiful shot
SlowSong Plus
9 7.0k 30 England
28 Aug 2011 4:42PM
Totally stunning, made even more brilliant by the inclusion of the little'un.
Chris
saltireblue Plus
7 7.1k 33 Norway
28 Aug 2011 4:51PM
That's an absolutely fantastic shot, Jenn. Certainly has the 'WOW' factor.

Malc
28 Aug 2011 4:54PM
excellent capture GrinGrinGrin

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
EMJAYCEE Plus
8 10 10 England
28 Aug 2011 5:09PM
Wow and wow again, this is so beautiful Jenn.
Joan.
JOKEN 8 3 10 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 5:21PM
.......and a triple wow from me !!
Silverzone 10 2 England
28 Aug 2011 5:22PM
Superb Monarch my second favourite butterfly. Well taken. Sylvia
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
28 Aug 2011 5:26PM
What a beautiful butterfly Jennnn, they are rare visitors to the UK but i've never seen one in the wild
BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
28 Aug 2011 5:41PM
Super pretty butterfly, so well captured.

B.
A stunning close up Jenn, love the superb detail, lighting, colour and last but not least the little'un GrinGrinGrin
Julie
The detail and colour is outstanding and pin sharp. A beautiful capture.
Steve.
Mike_Smith Plus
10 419 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 6:05PM
Beautiful image
User_Removed 9 26 2 United States
28 Aug 2011 7:24PM
Stunning Monarch, Jenn! They never cease to amaze because of their dramatic beauty. Wonderful shot.
Christina
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
28 Aug 2011 7:41PM
Hah hah - no contest.Smile
Brian.
Maiwand 10 3 73 England
28 Aug 2011 8:26PM
Wonderful shot Jennn. The colours on the wings remind me so very much of the wonderful stained glass we see in churches. So vibrant.
Ron
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
28 Aug 2011 8:27PM
Stunningly lovely.

Ann
jasonrwl Plus
7 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 9:32PM
Just brilliant Jenn

Jason
MickS 12 23 14 England
28 Aug 2011 9:39PM
Watcha Jennifer,
excellent stuff.
best
Mick
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2011 8:28AM
Stained glass comes to my mind... so beautiful!
Johanna
Anna62 6 1 Australia
29 Aug 2011 2:18PM

Quote:Stained glass comes to my mind... so beautiful!
Johanna



I couldnt agree more..that is the first thing that entered my mind too. Absolutely stunning Jen Smile
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
29 Aug 2011 5:09PM
Fantastic macro and perfect title.
-=\Walter
LexEquine 11 19 United States
30 Aug 2011 7:51PM
'Off line for a few Days(Hurricane).' Sad

'Superb Monarch Butterfly capture,~' Jenn.

Ciao~ Peter Wink

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