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This butterfly [possibly Danaus genutia] will normally go after bigger, brighter, more fragrant blooms, but sometimes the choices are few.

 

Butterfly

Heliotropeworld #3

This butterfly [possibly Danaus genutia] will normally go after bigger, brighter, more fragrant blooms, but sometimes the choices are few.

 

Butterfly

comments (12)

  • ....peter:)
  • Moonbeam, Ontario, Canada
  • 22 Oct 2014, 01:23
They are very delicate flowers Ray... but the butterfly is magnificent... i have never seen one with white spots on a black head before...

Oh! by the way... they are two great macros....petersmile
Ray: Very common butterfly in these parts, Peter, and quite attractive in my opinion.
Two stunning shots, Ray.
Ray: You are very kind, young Man.
Very beautiful. She certainly stands out!
Ray: Very attractive critter, Elizabeth.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 22 Oct 2014, 06:10
A stunning shot Ray
Ray: I am delighted you think thusly, Squire.
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 22 Oct 2014, 06:14
Yes, it does seem a big butterfly for such a small flower-head. Bella, bella!
Ray: In difficult times, Lisl, their behaviour is modified.
  • gutteridge
  • Where latitude and attitude meet
  • 22 Oct 2014, 07:22
Doctor, I seem to have come out in spots.
Ray: I have told you to stop drinking that heliotrope nectar!
  • Philine
  • United States
  • 22 Oct 2014, 07:50
I'm mesmerized by this butterfly and your art of photography! Thank you very much for all your comments on my blog! You are a real gentleman!
Ray: Butterflies are extraordinary Works of Nature, Philine.

You photoblog regularly delights and informs.
One of your finest Ray
Ray: Very kind of you to think thus, Bill.
  • Alan
  • United Kingdom
  • 22 Oct 2014, 08:31
Any port in a storm, as they say. Such fabulous detail.
Ray: Nice lens...that 100mm f2.8. macro L...
Well, look as us, Ray. We're buddies today! smile
Ray: A happy confluence, Ginnie.

I was explaining to a couple of friends, last weekend, how it is a myth that web buddies are not real buddies...
I love the polka dotted body on this gorgeous speciman. It's wings look brand new. Beautiful shots.
Wonderful details Ray!

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camera Canon EOS 7D
exposure mode shutter priority
shutterspeed 1/640s
aperture f/6.3
sensitivity ISO100
focal length 100.0mm
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