Monarch Butterfly with Purple Asters

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Uploaded 14 Oct 2008 — 11 favorites
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© Andrea Petersen
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Photo Info
UploadedOctober 15, 2008
TakenOctober 14, 2008
MakeNikon Corporation
Exposure1/500 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length200 mm
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I was happy today to spot a Monarch...(only the second one I have seen this year) and it was kind enough to light on one of my favorite flowers.

16 responses

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (14 Oct 2008):

    Beautiful shot!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (15 Oct 2008):

    Very nice capture!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (15 Oct 2008):

    really beautiful!

  • Liz Bennefeld

    Liz Bennefeld (Deleted) gave props (15 Oct 2008):

    Gorgeous butterfly and photo.

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (15 Oct 2008):

    A perfect portrait full of color and clarity. Gorgeous.

  • Tammy Espino

    Tammy Espino gave props (15 Oct 2008):


  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (15 Oct 2008):

    Just lovely.....

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (17 Oct 2008):

    Absolutely beautiful, the colors are so vivid. A great capture!

  • Sharon Holeman

    Sharon Holeman gave props (17 Oct 2008):

    Great colors! This shot is fabulous! ;)

  • Irmingard Anna

    Irmingard Anna gave props (18 Oct 2008):

    Never seen such a wonderful Monarch!

  • Melissa

    Melissa (Deleted) gave props (19 Oct 2008):

    The colors are stunning!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (19 Oct 2008):

    Fantastic shot, Andrea! The colors, subjects, angle... side to side a VERY nice capture!

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond said (27 Oct 2008):

    What spectacular contrast! Isn't great when nature says "here's your chance!" Another beautiful shot, Andrea. And is a favorite too. R

  • Eugenia Kyriakopoulou

    Eugenia Kyriakopoulou (Deleted) said (4 Feb 2009):

    Great colours!!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (17 Mar 2009):

    so pretty....

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    Wow... Andrea, I just came across this today!!! This has to be one of my FAVORITE shots of yours....... Love the colors, they just POP off the screen!!! Love it!

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