Painted Lady

By taggart  
Painted Lady


Thank you to IrishKate for the gift of here UA for the "Brandywine and Yellow Jacket" image.

Note---- there will be plenty of apples for apple butter--tho NOT from this tree. These will soon fall off and the wasps will die in the first heavy frost.

Apple butter is a thick spicy jam---good on toast, biscuits, pancakes, ice cream--- I will try to get a picture of it while it simmers over the fire! ( My neighbor holds cooking re-enactments--I am always invited to come with camera--- but i refuse to do dishes in a wooden tub! might damage the camera--- LOL!

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RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
21 Sep 2012 12:28AM
Your butterfly series has been excellent but this must be one of your best yet, Jenn: beautifully lit and the detail and colours so accurately recorded.

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21 Sep 2012 12:30AM
Excellent shot,I love the composition.
21 Sep 2012 12:33AM
Very, very lovely capture

Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2012 12:50AM
A very beautiful image which matches the experts on EPZ.
This is really first class for sharpness, detail and lovelieness.
paskinmj Plus
9 11 1 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2012 1:34AM
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
21 Sep 2012 2:36AM
A fabulous image Jenn. The colour is superb. Love it......
EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
21 Sep 2012 5:16AM
Absolute stunner! Colours and light simply glowing.

jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
21 Sep 2012 5:39AM

CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
21 Sep 2012 5:50AM
Such a delicate and beautiful lady, Jenn Smile Carol
7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2012 6:06AM
One of the very best that I have come across Jenn. Pin sharp focusing, superb detail, and lush natural colour in abundance.

Regards Nathan
marktc Plus
7 99 15 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2012 7:04AM
As usual Jenn a terrific image, beautiful!
21 Sep 2012 7:15AM
Wonderful image, fabulous colours and excellent detail

fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
21 Sep 2012 7:45AM
A truly gorgeous image Jennnn. I have not seen one in the UK this year.

21 Sep 2012 8:07AM
such incredible detail
and apple butter sounds just wonderful
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
21 Sep 2012 8:11AM
A painted lady, and what a wonderful canvas she has in those wings. The apple butter does sound delicious.

gingerdelight Plus
11 298 11 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2012 8:18AM
Truly beautiful!
21 Sep 2012 8:20AM
Beautiful capture as usual Jenn
8 10 10 England
21 Sep 2012 8:24AM
Beautiful Jenn.
GillyB Plus
12 317 8 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2012 8:46AM

FeatherFriend Plus
10 38 217 England
21 Sep 2012 10:35AM
Beautifully detailed and a super perch Jenn, lovely,
Joline Plus
11 29 53 United States
21 Sep 2012 11:50AM
A beautiful pose.
I've made apple butter, but it sure takes a long time to cook. Amanda loves it!
21 Sep 2012 12:48PM
Superb detail and great presentation.

CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2012 12:56PM
Such a lovely pose and so well presented.
Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
21 Sep 2012 1:09PM
That's another beauty Jenn, well done again....

Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2012 1:09PM
Beautiful shot! Lovely light in the wingsGrin
Like the sound of the apple butter........... MmmmmmSmile
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2012 5:09PM
You do post some lovely pictures Jenn, this being one of them
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
21 Sep 2012 6:33PM
Jenn -- once again a macro shot that just GLOWS.
The comp. and detail are wonderful and the bg bokeh is very pleasing.
Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
21 Sep 2012 7:09PM
Super shot Jennn. Sharp as a new pin.
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1987 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2012 7:40PM
You have an individual style, Jenn, and that style is so attractive, love the composition, light and detail on both flower and butterfly.
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
21 Sep 2012 8:30PM
Lovely - I like the proboscis in the flower. Not many Painted Ladies about this year over here.
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
22 Sep 2012 3:16PM
A beautiful painted lady butterfly Jenn, the detail and colours are fab. I must agree with Brian, I've hardly seen any this year either although I did photograph one at Crickley Hill which I shall upload on here sometime in the not too distant future
22 Sep 2012 6:19PM
22 Sep 2012 8:11PM
'Superlative {A++++} Image & Composition!' ~ Peter Smile
23 Sep 2012 9:34PM
What a stunning nature capture!!!

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