Common Blue Morpho, open wings

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© Shirley Valencia
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UploadedMarch 28, 2010
TakenMarch 27, 2010
Exposure1/100 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length55 mm
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62 responses

  • James Pommerening

    James Pommerening gave props (27 Mar 2010):


  • Eric

    Eric (Deleted) gave props (27 Mar 2010):

    wonderful capture!!

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (28 Mar 2010):

    Nothing common about that capture... fantastic!

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton gave props (28 Mar 2010):

    wow this is beautiful, awesome color

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (29 Mar 2010):

    Beautiful, and not an easy shot to get

  • Luke Everett

    Luke Everett gave props (31 Mar 2010):

    The colors in this shot are AMAZING!!!! Very well done

  • N

    N said (4 Apr 2010):

    This is just unbelievable in all aspects. Color, composition, subject. Surreal like last night's dream.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    GORGEOUS!!! I love all butterflies, but my fave or the blue ones. I have an art name that is Butterfly Blue : )

  • Elizabeth Saporito

    Elizabeth Saporito gave props (9 Apr 2010):

    That color is amazing!

  • Sara Z

    Sara Z gave props (9 Jul 2010):

    Wonderful! I love the color of the butterfly.

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (16 Jul 2010):

    WOW! Shirley, this is absolutely awesome! Wonderful colors, composition, and DOF. This is outstanding work...

  • christa masters

    christa masters gave props (9 Aug 2010):

    inspiring work!

  • misha otaared

    misha otaared gave props (21 Aug 2010):

    lovely capture -- those blues are truly beautiful

  • Jay Franco

    Jay Franco gave props (2 Sep 2010):

    Best butterfly shot ive seen so far great job

  • Claire Crocker

    Claire Crocker gave props (9 Sep 2010):


  • David Meggers

    David Meggers (Deleted) gave props (24 Oct 2010):


  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers gave props (3 Nov 2010):

    Beautiful colours and contast!!

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (4 Dec 2010):

    Absolutely FABULOUS.....

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (16 Dec 2010):

    So very very beautiful!!

  • Lilian Wagdy

    Lilian Wagdy gave props (17 Dec 2010):

    oh what beautiful colors!!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (22 Jan 2011):

    beautiful !!!

  • Lynn Pepper

    Lynn Pepper gave props (4 Apr 2011):

    Very Nice!

  • Ted Gorczyca

    Ted Gorczyca gave props (19 Apr 2011):

    great photo, see my photo essay flying flowers

  • Ram Baires

    Ram Baires said (12 May 2011):

    So Wonderfull

  • Vicki Koch

    Vicki Koch said (12 May 2011):

    Are you at a butterfly House? I love butterfly houses - captured well

  • Lisa Toleno

    Lisa Toleno (Deleted) gave props (18 May 2011):


  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (28 Mar 2012):

    Beautiful blue! Wonderful capture and photo! voted.

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (28 Mar 2012):

    My vote!!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (28 Mar 2012):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (28 Mar 2012):

    Oh YEAH/RAD!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (28 Mar 2012):

    This is truly fabulous! Love the color of this butterfly!!! You have my vote!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (29 Mar 2012):

    Back to vote!

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (29 Mar 2012):

    Fabulous! Voted!

  • Steven Schutz

    Steven Schutz gave props (1 Apr 2012):

    Stunning color and subject matter..great entry..Voted

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    lovely shot my beautiful colour.....outstanding my dear......

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    Incredible clarity and detail. So love that blue. For sure my vote.

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    Beautifully photographed, such a lovely colour !!

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (4 Apr 2012):


  • ! Mario Scattoloni ¡

    ! Mario Scattoloni ¡ gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    As fabulous as your eye shadow colours in your profile foto...Vot´d.

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    What an exceptional and unusual colour combination!

  • Gada Putra

    Gada Putra gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    amazing color contrast....

  • adniloj

    adniloj gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    gorgeous hues all around! +

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (13 Apr 2012):

    Beautiful colour like your eyes!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (13 Apr 2012):

    omg, truly fab! my vote!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (14 Apr 2012):

    lush colours

  • Debbie Smartt

    Debbie Smartt gave props (17 Apr 2012):

    The bluest blue!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (18 Apr 2012):

    Absolutely outstanding shot, my vote !!!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (20 Apr 2012):

    Beautiful shot!! VOTED!!

  • Dorothy Burwell

    Dorothy Burwell   gave props (27 Apr 2012):

    beautiful shot! The color is absolutely gorgeous......

  • Vicki Koch

    Vicki Koch gave props (27 Apr 2012):

    is this at the Butterfly house in Chesterfield, MO

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (2 May 2012):

    A very beautiful entry! We don't have those in FL. voted.

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (6 May 2012):

    my vote

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (9 May 2012):

    Very beautiful shot, the blue and green tone is perfect, well done!

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz gave props (9 May 2012):


  • P. Michael Bodigor

    P. Michael Bodigor gave props (12 May 2012):

    Fantastic nature photo, got my vote.

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (12 May 2012):

    whoa that color..voted too...

  • Sunaqua

    Sunaqua gave props (14 May 2012):

    Awesome shot. I love this kind of butterfly.

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (18 May 2012):

    Perfect lighting!

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (20 May 2012):

    Beautiful color, voted

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (31 May 2012):

    so beautiful! we should all be that color of blue! voted

  • Zapata Juan P

    Zapata Juan P   gave props (4 Jun 2012):

    BTV ... love it ... so colorful !!!

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