Sunday, July 25, 2010

Painted Lady/ Macro Monday

Painted lady (Vanessa cardui)

Scouting for butterflies in a meadow of Queen Anne's lace and milkweed, I almost missed this painted lady  hiding in the sun but out of the wind.


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27 comments:

Rose said...

Nice shot! I saw my first of these of this season the other night but no chance for a shot.

George said...

This is a beautiful macro. You've captured the painted lady perfectly.

SandyCarlson said...

This is just amazing. Beautiful.

Snap said...

I loved the lilies from your earlier post and this butterfly is magnificent. You live in beautiful area. How lucky !!

Jan n Jer said...

Great shot...such a pretty butterfly!

Rambling Woods said...

Beautiful macro..I love it when you can see all the detail. I was practically on my head trying to get a photo of a small butterfly that I don't think I've seen before...all those photos and nothing...LOL...

Bonnie Bonsai said...

This is truly magnificent! A winning photo! Thumbs UP!

amatterofhowyouseeit.com said...

Such pretty details!

Small City Scenes said...

Your Painted Lady is exquisite. And fuzzy too. Nice work! MB

Barefoot Lady said...

Its beautiful!

cieldequimper said...

Smart little thing avoiding the wind. Beautiful!

BJ Roan said...

She's a real beauty!

see you there! said...

Looks like she was posing just for you.

Darla

B SQUARED said...

Nice capture!

black eyed susans kitchen said...

Oh what a beautiful and amazing shot!

Jacob said...

I'm jealous...just can't seem to capture butterflies very well...this is excellent!

Layla Morgan Wilde said...

Lovely! Hello from a fellow Canadian living in N.Y. This is my first Macro Monday and I'm loving it. Any advice?

michael said...

I'm glad that the lady didn't hide to well. Lovely photo.

michael said...

I'm glad that the lady didn't hide to well. Lovely photo.

Dave said...

stunning macro!

lisaschaos said...

You snuck up on her nicely! She is quite lovely!

Kerri said...

OH ~ FABULOUS!! LOVE this!

jeannette said...

Whew, the colors...amazingly beautiful!It looks as if she has 3 wings!

Manang Kim said...

Beautiful shot!

Macro Monday~Butterfly

Crafty Green Poet said...

what a lovely shot, the blue spots show up wonderfully well

Postcards and Coasters said...

wow, great shot!

AL said...

She looks like a tapestry.

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