Hot and Humid!

By taggart  
Hot and Humid!
Eastern Swallowtail, yellow form

Hot and humid today,
looks like the butterfles are returning
All very twitchy,
Not settling anywhere.

They are going to have to work these flowers with more concentration if I am to get an image totally in focus at 90 degree plus heat!

******* *.* ******* Thank you to Dianna, Photophantom and Herge88 for recent User Awards---
and all the many, many votes on my recent images!
So glad you are enjoying them!

Tags: Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

GB Sports Photographer & The Panasonic LUMIX S1


helenlinda Plus
12 366 22 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2009 10:59PM
Gorgeous Jenn. I was just on my way to bed and got sidetracked as ever on epz!!! Lovely capture of this beautiful butterfly.
Wet wet wet is how you would describe things over here.

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skewey 13 31 England
1 Aug 2009 11:01PM
EAS 10 1 13 Scotland
1 Aug 2009 11:01PM
Stunningly clear and crisp. Detail and colour both wonderful. Truly superb image.

KBan 14 512 4 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2009 11:02PM
what a beaut. Jennnnnnnnnnn

ChristineL 14 39 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2009 11:04PM
A beautiful image Jennn,
Paul_cats 13 61 22 Scotland
1 Aug 2009 11:04PM
That is so beautifully composed and pin sharp. A real stunner Jennn. Has to viewed large. Have my user award for the week.
cantona43 Plus
14 927 4 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2009 11:08PM
this is as good as it gets Jenn, an absolute excellent shot
User_Removed 13 16 England
1 Aug 2009 11:10PM
Lovely clear capture Jennnn. Excellent b/g and setting
franfoto 12 2 32 England
1 Aug 2009 11:23PM
You've really got these macro shots nailed Jenn, this is another beauty.
HUMIE 12 2 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2009 11:29PM
Glorious image Jennnnnn.......Superb detail.

1 Aug 2009 11:33PM
Superb capture and presentation.
shandoor 10 1 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2009 11:48PM
Beautiful image with superb detail and colours
Kevhan 11 4 England
1 Aug 2009 11:58PM
Very nice image.
gregl 14 19 1 England
2 Aug 2009 12:10AM
Absolutely terrific shot. A real eye catcher.
whiteswan01 11 13 England
2 Aug 2009 12:12AM
excellent shot nice detail
User_Removed 15 386 2 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2009 12:54AM
Beautiful detailed capture.
photophantom 11 108 3 Philippines
2 Aug 2009 2:02AM
gorgeous macro Jenn
Brilane 13 5 12 Wales
2 Aug 2009 3:51AM
Lovely picture, Jennn, we are still battling against the rain.
2 Aug 2009 5:55AM
Two subjects in harmony Jenn, love the light held in the wings of the butterfly, such delicate little flowers, Adrian
Gecko 13 25 Australia
2 Aug 2009 6:22AM
Absolutely beautiful, great light and detail. Pam
iancam 11 23 England
2 Aug 2009 7:51AM
Superb close up Jenn.
fentiger 18 918 24 England
2 Aug 2009 8:02AM
A really beautiful and well composed capture Jennnn.

SteveMoulding 10 3 7 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2009 9:06AM
Superbly sharp and stunning fine detail. Excellent colours and great lighting.
dmhuynh72 11 44 3 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2009 9:39AM
stunning clarity capture as always
fine image,my frienddddd
Cormy 12 3 England
2 Aug 2009 9:45AM
Beautiful light on this very fine image.
bricurtis Plus
14 2.3k 50 England
2 Aug 2009 10:47AM
Open wings always cause problems Jennnn but you still have some superb detail and it's a lovely image.
morpheus1955 12 3 2 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2009 10:58AM
Absolutely fabulous detail and colours.

Buffalo_Tom Plus
13 2.3k 9 Wales
2 Aug 2009 11:03AM
Superb image again Jennn.
Herge88 Plus
12 40 5 England
2 Aug 2009 11:18AM
Superb detail and dof is spot on.

Best Matt
Joline Plus
13 30 54 United States
2 Aug 2009 11:55AM
The quintessential summer image....
Neeka 10 16 Wales
2 Aug 2009 3:04PM
Well captured.
Daisymaye 11 23 16 Canada
2 Aug 2009 3:22PM
Very beautiful image Jenn. This is wonderful.......Sandy
m3lem 13 England
2 Aug 2009 3:46PM
A beautiful composed butterfly Jenn, love the colour and detail, well captured
ChiliMan 13 135 17 Singapore
2 Aug 2009 4:36PM
WOW...look at the light coming through the wing! This is one fanTAStic capture, Jennnn. And such a perfect marriage of colour, that butterfly and the flowers.

thorn 15 124 2 Scotland
2 Aug 2009 11:11PM
I love your butterflies Jennn especially these eastern swallowtails i don't see anything like this over here except in the butterfly houses. Stunning work.take care,AnnSmile
GillyB Plus
14 317 8 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2009 12:32AM
This is beautiful Jennnn, a lovely combination of excellent detail and pretty colour.

JimV 13 6 3 Canada
3 Aug 2009 4:59AM
What I said before is true Jennn, the quality of your work is an example to all of us!
Rgds., Jim
Valerie1 11 68 Northern Ireland
3 Aug 2009 9:50PM
Just old cloud and rain for us. More of the same for the rest of the week and this is what is called summer. This is beautiful - really lifts the mood.
Glostopcat 13 255 2 England
4 Aug 2009 8:01PM
A stunning close up of this beautiful butterfly, the detail and colours are simply sublime. The weather here is awful and there are hardly any butterflies around at the moment apart from the cabbage whites which seem undeterred, i've even seen some flying in the pouring rain!
SandraKay Plus
12 233 4 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2009 10:02AM
cassiecat 11 39 46 England
8 Aug 2009 7:58AM
pleased to be 100. congrats on the user awards, lovely work.lesley
10 Aug 2009 5:14PM
if i can ick this is IOTW
tepot 15 4.4k United Kingdom
10 Aug 2009 9:30PM
very colourful, nice and sharp too.


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