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© Judy and Wayne Wanamaker
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Photo Info
UploadedOctober 7, 2010
TakenOctober 1, 2010
MakeEastman Kodak Company
ModelKODAK EasyShare Z980 Digital Camera
Exposure1/320 sec at f/5
FlashFlash, Auto-Mode
Focal Length42.3 mm

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This gulf fritillary butterfly is near the end of its life. When the wings become battered the butterflies have a hard time making headway in the wind. This one is nectaring on our plumbago.

6 responses

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (7 Oct 2010):

    Poor thing does look the worse for wear!! Great shot, Judy!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (10 Oct 2010):

    Oh how sad but so very beautiful still. Wonderful shot.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (10 Oct 2010):

    Oh poor thing...They give so much beauty when they are in their prime but still it is struggling to long as possible. Very pretty shot.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (10 Oct 2010):

    Oh such a beautiful capture,,,the circle of life

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (12 Oct 2010):

    :( kind of sad isn't it?

  • Jack

    Jack (Deleted) gave props (14 Oct 2010):

    Extremely Gorgeous Capture Judy!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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