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blowing in the wind butterfly

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by hmellon on 20 Jun 2017
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A Yellow Swallowtail clings to the blossoms of a pink lilac in spite of very gusty winds. It has to be quite a challenge for them to hang on but they are much stronger than they appear to be.

  • Camera: NIKON D7100
  • Focal: 300 mm
  • Shutter speed: 0.001333333333 sec
  • Aperture: f/ 6.7
tagged: yellow swallowtail butterfly on pink lilac bush

4 comments


hmellon posted 2017-07-08 11:09pm

Thank you Sticks, Pam Mullins and Sheri Rypstra for your comments.. they are much appreciated!

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Sheri Rypstra posted 2017-07-08 4:02pm

This is gorgeous!! Love the colours and how you managed a clean frame on the right!

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Pam Mullins posted 2017-06-23 6:53pm

Very pretty indeed!

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Sticks posted 2017-06-22 1:27am

Another beautiful capture - thanks Mellon :)

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