Views 67 Unique 18
Vote 15
Award Shortlist   

Heliconid

By zarquon  
I was drawn to the transparency of these delicate wings. The buttery has a long proboscis (tongue) and has to keep it curled into a coil and this is shown clearly as is the compound eye.

Tags: Butterflies Nature Wildlife and nature Heliconid Transparent wings

Voters: challicew, peugeot406, Buffalo_Tom and 12 more


Use the code EXCIRE-EP to save 15% on Excire Foto Software

Comments


challicew 13 1 1 South Africa
5 Jun 2008 7:18AM
An exquisite image of this beautiful butterfly
peugeot406 15 7 1 England
5 Jun 2008 7:28AM
Excellent image with great detail
Brian
Buffalo_Tom Plus
15 2.3k 23 Wales
5 Jun 2008 7:35AM
Excellent close up image.
Tom.
Stunning wings as you say. Nice one
zarquon 13 47 55 England
5 Jun 2008 2:14PM
Thank you all, for your kind comments. It is much appreciated. Smile

z.
RubberBullets 20 1 6 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2008 2:46PM
I've never seen a butterfly with transparent wings, I had no idea they existed. Super shot.

Tim
Bob_V 14 1 2 United States
5 Jun 2008 3:22PM
Superb close-up capture, such wonderful color.
Bob
marecki 13 Poland
5 Jun 2008 7:49PM
Amazing butterfly. Great picture. Marek

Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.