Life and Death

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© Andrea Petersen
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UploadedFebruary 28, 2013
TakenOctober 11, 2011
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D40X
Exposure1/100 sec at f/8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length200 mm
ISO110
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..Thus saith the Lord: Behold, I set before you the way of life, and the way of death...Jeremiah 21: 8

Excuse me for going back into my archives from October 2011 but I needed to post something more colorful besides snow. LOL I think I am getting anxious for winter to be over:)

The Monarch butterfly
Didn't want the Zinnia to die
Thus it tried to pollinate
E'en tho' it was too late
For it to resuscitate..
Alas, It is the way of death...
Only God has the higher power
To revive the aging flower;
And to give all life to breath....

Poetry by me, AJP

16 responses

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (28 Feb 2013):

    Marvelous macro Andrea...Stunning details!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (28 Feb 2013):

    So pretty! I was beginning to wonder if you had butterflies out of due season!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (28 Feb 2013):

    Thank you for the comments..Donald. that certainly would be a flight for sore eyes to see
    a butterfly with frozen wings this time of the year...

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (28 Feb 2013):

    super capture !!!!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (28 Feb 2013):

    No need to apologize - archive photos are interesting also and this one is a beauty!

  • Maggie Posh

    Maggie Posh (Deleted) gave props (1 Mar 2013):

    Full of Color & eyecatching, really very pretty

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (1 Mar 2013):

    Great macro! Have a creative weekend, Andrea!

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (1 Mar 2013):

    great title for a great capture

  • Fred Moskey

    Fred Moskey   gave props (1 Mar 2013):

    Beautiful shot!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (1 Mar 2013):

    Oooooh......this really makes me wish for summer. What a gorgeous capture!!

  • Tomma Henckel

    Tomma Henckel   gave props (2 Mar 2013):

    Awesome detail.

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia gave props (2 Mar 2013):

    WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Nadeem Shafi

    Nadeem Shafi   gave props (3 Mar 2013):

    Well, this is a great find from your collection!

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (4 Mar 2013):

    There are a lot of great shots that didn`t get uploaded when taken, I`m sure, and this was definitely one of them! Gorgeous capture of this beauty!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (5 Mar 2013):

    so warm & beautiful!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey   gave props (6 Mar 2013):

    So lovely and nice to see a the warm light and glimpse of a warm day!

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