at the center of my cosmos

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© Heather Mellon
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A pair of Silvery Blue Azure butterflies drink up the nectar of a pink cosmos blossom. Not your traditional beer.. but for the butterflies, it's like the nectar of the gods..

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  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (11 Jun 2015):

    You are an exceptional nature photographer, JanElle (Heather) and I sincerely mean that....Your work is beautiful and flawless! I fully agree... the blossoms where butterflies , bees and hummingbirds who drink its nectar is most certainly like nectar of the gods.

  • Patrick Westerfield

    Patrick Westerfield gave props (11 Jun 2015):

    amazing capture; great colors and depth of field

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (12 Jun 2015):

    And I sincerely mean the same thing that Andrea wrote : ). Super entry for the challenge!!!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (14 Jun 2015):


  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio gave props (14 Jun 2015):

    I love photographing butterflies. The blue azures are hard to find - one was flitting around here about two weeks ago. I have clerodendrons around my wellhouse and the swallowtails adore them.

  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio gave props (14 Jun 2015):

    And besides all that - this is a beautiful image. Just right in every way.

  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio gave props (6 Aug 2015):

    Somewhere on jpg is my Butterfly and Moth Cookbook and it's just up your alley. If it isn't, let me know and I'll direct you to the site on

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (2 Nov 2016):

    great capture

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (24 Jul 2017):

    Congrats Heather for this beauty getting featured in Recent JPG Live Stories...Well deserved!

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (5 Aug 2017):


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