Complementary Colors

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© Donald Garrett
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UploadedJuly 18, 2012
TakenJuly 18, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/640 sec at f/6.3
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length200 mm
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This handsome yellow swallowtail butterfly is the very definition of Complementary Colors against that purple butterfly bush.

19 responses

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (18 Jul 2012):

    simply awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (18 Jul 2012):

    You make me wish I was a gardener.....stunning!


    ROCIO GUILLEN gave props (18 Jul 2012):

    Amazing colors!

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (18 Jul 2012):

    it's wonderful!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (18 Jul 2012):

    Oh Wow!! Looks like this beautiful little butterfly is laid over with shiny gold leaf!

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (18 Jul 2012):

    What a stunning, eye-grabbing photo. I really love this one.....your entire series is fabulous!!!

  • stuart s

    stuart s   gave props (18 Jul 2012):

    Beautiful indeed.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (18 Jul 2012):

    Great contrast of colors and wonderful composition!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (18 Jul 2012):

    Fabulous shot!! So very pretty!!!!!!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (18 Jul 2012):

    beautifully composed!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (18 Jul 2012):

    Stunning capture! Love it

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (19 Jul 2012):

    Yes, I agree the butterfly and the butterfly bush are complementary colors..Love the swallowtails...We haven't seen a lot of them this year.. but have seen more of the Monarchs.

  • Iztok Urh

    Iztok Urh gave props (19 Jul 2012):

    Great shot!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (19 Jul 2012):

    Definitely complementary colors - that make a beautiful photo!

  • Giampaolo Lolli

    Giampaolo Lolli   gave props (20 Jul 2012):


  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (21 Jul 2012):

    great capture, Don!

  • Griff Johnson

    Griff Johnson gave props (23 Jul 2012):

    Beautiful colours! They do indeed compliment each other!

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (27 Jul 2012):

    The diagonal Excellent, great composition.

  • Mark Gilliland

    Mark Gilliland gave props (1 Aug 2012):


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