Like A Black Cape

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© Donald Garrett
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UploadedJuly 18, 2012
TakenJuly 18, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/500 sec at f/6.3
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length200 mm
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This black swallowtail butterfly with spread wings resembles a figure with its black cape outspread. He is having a morning snack off my butterfly bush.

16 responses

  • Davide Simone

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

    Donald, compliments, this is a painting from museum

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (18 Jul 2012):

    Absolutely outstanding! I hope you're framing these beautiful shots.

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (18 Jul 2012):

    You have amazing wildlife in your garden, D. The Caped Crusader is now visiting.

  • Patty Gross

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

    I think you captured him at the perfect moment. He is surrounded by the beautiful flowers. I love his color and markings. What a brilliant, creative, and artistic series. Should definitely be published!!!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   gave props (18 Jul 2012):

    beautiful black swallowtail......

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (18 Jul 2012):

    WOW Donald!!!!! This is so incredibly beautiful!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (18 Jul 2012):

    Beautiful shot of the Black Swallowtail! Great to see this on my late mother's birthday.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (18 Jul 2012):

    love this!

  • Michele Wambaugh

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

    Wow, gorgeous!

  • Giampaolo Lolli

    Giampaolo Lolli   gave props (19 Jul 2012):

    Another best picture! Compliments!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (19 Jul 2012):

    Awesome, wow !

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (19 Jul 2012):

    Beautiful butterfly!!! I do not recall seeing this variety of butterfly, even at the butterfly museum.

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (21 Jul 2012):

    Gorgeous 'Black Cape'

  • Migdalia Saavedra

    Migdalia Saavedra gave props (23 Jul 2012):

    Love the picture...Beautiful butterfly!!!

  • Griff Johnson

    Griff Johnson gave props (23 Jul 2012):

    I've never seen a black swallowtail! Well hunted!! ;-)

  • Katherine Nak

    Katherine Nak   gave props (25 Jul 2012):

    Beautiful, Beautiful.........

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