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Red Admiral

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My first butterfly picture ! It’s a Red Admiral butterfly and there was like 6 of them fluttering around enjoying the dandelions ! I got a bunch of this little guy (?) since he was being the most cooperative. I had to be within a foot or so of him to get this and most of the other ones weren’t having any of that “big creature creeping toward them” business at all, but not this one. Just went about his feeding paying me little mind. Moving creatures aren’t my specialty, so I am very happy and proud to capture this :)

  1. Margaret Tompkins05-12-2012

    Beautiful! I love the gorgeous color and rich texture! It's wonderful!!

  2. Rachael Alexandra05-10-2012

    Thank you +Misha Belle , +Roswitha Böhmer , +Mark Cumberledge , +Dion V * +Faisal Ahad :D

    +Chris Mallory Scooching that close was a PITA ,indeed ! :)

  3. Chris Mallory05-08-2012

    This is just lovely, love the vividness of the color. And to get so close, too, it's impressive! Butterflies give me a lot of trouble sometimes, almost never let me get that close.

  4. Faisal Ahad05-08-2012

    Beautiful work +Rachael Alexandra !

  5. Dion V05-07-2012

    Great shot. Nicely done.

  6. Mark Cumberledge05-07-2012

    nice!

  7. Martin Matejic05-07-2012

    wow,wonderful shot

  8. Roswitha Böhmer05-07-2012

    very nice capture, congrats :))

  9. Misha Belle05-07-2012

    Spectacular shot! Well done. :-)

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