Papilio polyxenes

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© Donald Garrett
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UploadedAugust 17, 2011
TakenJuly 20, 2011
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/125 sec at f/7.1
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length200 mm
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A stylized version of the Eastern Swallowtail Butterfly as photographed at midday on Lookout Mountain, near Chattanooga, TN

19 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (16 Aug 2011):

    It is so very pretty. Another terrific capture!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (16 Aug 2011):

    The black swallowtail.... I see a lot of these little guys around the lake... love this capture.

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (16 Aug 2011):

    Lovely capture!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (16 Aug 2011):

    Such a great shot of this beautiful butterfly! I love the surrounding green leaves too. A truly lovely image, Don!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (16 Aug 2011):

    I saw one of these a few days ago but we see more of the yellow colored swallowtails where we live..Very pretty capture with the soft greenery around it.

  • misha otaared

    misha otaared gave props (17 Aug 2011):

    a lovely catch, don -- i love the subtle powder blue and traces of red on its wings

  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (17 Aug 2011):

    beautiful photo!!!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (17 Aug 2011):

    Your butterflies are beautiful. there's nothing quite like the flash of colour of the little butterfly on a warm summer day. Captured so well.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (17 Aug 2011):

    Excellent , wow !

  • dL

    dL (Deleted) gave props (17 Aug 2011):

    Wow very nice!

  • Ævar B. Jak.

    Ævar B. Jak. gave props (18 Aug 2011):


  • Jan Sluimer

    Jan Sluimer (Deleted) gave props (18 Aug 2011):

    wonderful image

  • Sambit Chatterjee

    Sambit Chatterjee gave props (20 Aug 2011):


  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (21 Aug 2011):

    Superb shot, love it...

  • Daniel Forero

    Daniel Forero said (21 Aug 2011):

    Did you use telephoto or macro setting? It is a very beautiful picture. The light, the colors , the moment...

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (21 Aug 2011):

    I like your shots Don because you capture the best colours and best of natural shots!!!

  • Tori Lindo

    Tori Lindo gave props (22 Aug 2011):

    What a beauty!

  • Merike Mäll

    Merike Mäll gave props (22 Aug 2011):

    hea leid

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (25 Aug 2011):

    Beautiful butterfly and excellent capture : )

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