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A tattered woebegone butterfly

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 4 August 2017 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Aw!! I get to shoot these butterflies in the sunset moments of their lives!! The beautiful ones always fly away when I go near them to take a shot :((((

SONY DSC-HX100V 1/125 second F/4.5 ISO 100 18 mm

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Un papillon superbe

4 Aug 2017 5:43am

@jpla: Merci beaucoup jpla :)

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

It is beautiful.

4 Aug 2017 5:49am

@Jypyä Pop: Thank you are really generous :)))

Captain Guildive Ajoupa from Saint Nazaire Pays de la Loire, France

Un beau spécimen.

4 Aug 2017 5:55am

@Captain Guildive Ajoupa: Merci beaucoup Captain :)

Wayra from Roma, Italy

Well done, an interesting shot.

4 Aug 2017 5:58am

@Wayra: Thank you very much Wayra :)

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful capture .

4 Aug 2017 9:16am

@Mhelene: Thank you very much Mhelene :)

Shaun from Thorton, United States

Excellent capture Devi. Sad to say that there are not many around here because of spraying insecticides.

4 Aug 2017 9:33am

@Shaun: You are right Shaun!! We are planning to visit a Butterfly Park on a riverside nest week...Let me see if I can capture some !

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful capture of this butterfly. Very nice.
Thank you Devi. :)

4 Aug 2017 11:37am

@Sam: Thank you very much Sam :)

Kent from Herrljunga, Sweden

Great pic

4 Aug 2017 1:20pm

@Kent: Thank you very much Kent :)

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Looks a bit like how I feel :)

4 Aug 2017 1:49pm

@grouser: Aw!! Grouser...Cheer up soon !!! :))))))))))))))))))))))))))

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle largeur des ailes et vue du papillon fantastique mimage.

4 Aug 2017 2:04pm

@Nicou: Merci beaucoup mon ami Nicou :)

Sudipto from Hyderabad, India

Still beautiful... :)

4 Aug 2017 3:05pm

@Sudipto: Thank you are kind:))

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Oh it is so delicate and lovely, Devi!

4 Aug 2017 3:23pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you ARE generous :))

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Lovely. Wonderful close-up capture.

4 Aug 2017 3:31pm

@Kyu: Thank you Kyu..I am grateful :))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

Don from Spokane, United States

Even rough looking It has a certain beauty.

4 Aug 2017 3:32pm

@Don: Ah!! The old beauty :))))

Claudiel from belgium, Belgium

Very big, is'nt it?

4 Aug 2017 4:07pm

@Claudiel: Yes indeed!!!!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A nice image to remember this old beauty.

4 Aug 2017 5:40pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you Steve:)

mohammad from isfahan, Iran

A perfect moment record,
As it turns out, the freshness of your surroundings is very high devi,Thank you very much for this shot!

4 Aug 2017 5:48pm

@mohammad: Thank you mohammad:)

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Great shot!

4 Aug 2017 5:50pm

@Adela Fonts: Thank you Adela :)

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

You caught this one with its wide wings beautifully!

4 Aug 2017 6:40pm

@Lewis: Thank you very much Lewis :)

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

And that often happens that they fly away, well respected.

4 Aug 2017 7:36pm

@Willem: yes...many a time they have flown away even before I could focus!!!!

omid from mashhad, Iran

Lovely butterfly!

4 Aug 2017 7:44pm

@omid: Thank you Omid :)

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Beautiful encounter with a butterfly! Great close-up!

4 Aug 2017 7:50pm

@Mireille T.: Thank you Mireille :)

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Beautiful image.
Great wings on the butterfly.

4 Aug 2017 8:47pm

@Irene: Thank you Irene :))

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

Time is definitely getting short for them. The ones I see here are also tattered. A hard life.

4 Aug 2017 11:21pm

@Elaine Hancock: Yes a hard life !!

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

They have short but busy lives.

5 Aug 2017 12:36am

@Michael Rawluk: Yes...half the lifetime is spent in flying here and there !

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

nibbled but still game

5 Aug 2017 2:05am

@Harry: Right !!!!

Chetan from Gurgaon, India

Lovely image..old but spirited

5 Aug 2017 4:57am

@Chetan: Yes Chetan...Not giving up so easily I think !

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Excellente capture. )

5 Aug 2017 4:57am

@tataray: Thank you tataray :)

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

nice capture

5 Aug 2017 9:04am

@Hiro: Thank you Hiro :)

Emilio Garcia from Pleasanton, United States

An excellent take!

5 Aug 2017 10:00pm

1/125 second
ISO 100
18 mm