A Lazy Day

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© Betty Maxey
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Photo Info
UploadedSeptember 11, 2011
TakenJune 25, 2011
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D80
Exposure1/1000 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm
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I took several shots of this lovely butterfly this day. They do love the cone flower, and didn't seem to mind that I was there!

A big THANK YOU to Don Garrett for the spotlight!!!

Another big THANK YOU to Winky Vivas for nominating this for Photo of the Week !!!

28 responses

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (10 Sep 2011):

    Beautiful composition!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (10 Sep 2011):

    awesome capture.... he was to busy gathering up the nectar....

  • Kris C

    Kris C gave props (10 Sep 2011):


  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (10 Sep 2011):

    What a beautiful capture, Betty! The lighting is perfect!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (10 Sep 2011):

    OH Betty, this is an all time fave of yours for me. wonderful and beautiful capture !

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton gave props (10 Sep 2011):

    Fantastic Shot!!!!!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (10 Sep 2011):

    Absolutely breathtaking, I love the stunning color What an exceptionally brilliant photography.....so very nicely done!!!!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (11 Sep 2011):

    This is so very pretty Betty!! All the elements just pull together so beautifully.

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (11 Sep 2011):

    Cuz, this puts me in a Nat King Cole frame of mind! (You know, lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer, etc. LOL)

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (11 Sep 2011):

    I've yet to capture a butterfly on our coneflowers! You did a marvelous job!!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (11 Sep 2011):

    This is a real framer, Betty! Well done

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (11 Sep 2011):

    This is gorgeous...The butterfly looks it could be of the Greater Friterllaries species.

  • Jim Bennett

    Jim Bennett   gave props (12 Sep 2011):

    Beautiful capture of so many colors and textures. Love the composition.

  • Gary Cole

    Gary Cole (Deleted) said (12 Sep 2011):

    Great photo Betty. Lynn and I put a new flower garden in the backyard. Wanted cone flowers but the landscaper was out so next year.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (12 Sep 2011):

    two of my favs. butterflies and coneflowers. so pretty!

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (13 Sep 2011):

    A fantastic macro image, for sure! Wonderful colors, composition, lighting, and DOF. Absolutely first class work!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (13 Sep 2011):

    nice shot.

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (15 Sep 2011):

    What a lovely, relaxing scene you've captured. I love the rich colors and that beautiful dof!! A very nice macro, Betty!!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (16 Sep 2011):

    A magical combination.. the colours and detail are so beautiful, what a capture!!

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (20 Sep 2011):

    An amazing nature capture, Betty!

  • John Tanner

    John Tanner gave props (23 Sep 2011):

    Great job Betty !!!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (23 Sep 2011):

    A beautiful picture. Great colors.

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (24 Sep 2011):

    Wonderful Betty!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (25 Sep 2011):

    This is an excellent capture, Betty!!!

  • Vick

    Vick gave props (2 Oct 2011):

    Gorgeous Butterfly and even prettier cone flower!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (12 Oct 2011):

    Great Composition! Perfect lighting!

  • dawn duffield

    dawn duffield gave props (20 Oct 2011):

    WOWeeeee!!!! Spectacular in every single way! Love the clarity and colors!!!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (16 Apr 2012):

    fabulous shot well spotted. love all the coluors makes for a great picture

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