Orange Fritillary

 
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Photo taken at a butterfly exhibit

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Guest - Aug 14, 2006 12:07 AM EDT
Thank You Evelyn and Whittler for such nice comments.
Guest - Aug 13, 2006 06:21 PM EDT
WOW!! what a great shot and a very colorful butterfly.
Guest - Aug 13, 2006 11:12 AM EDT
Great capture...the butterfly musuem in Niagara Falls is a great place to get these kinda photos too. You are also right in that they are hard to get a great shot when others are around.
Guest - Aug 13, 2006 09:22 AM EDT
Many thanks for commenting, Alandra.
Guest - Aug 13, 2006 02:41 AM EDT
what a beauty that is, gorgeous colour. And as usual you have captured it so nice and sharply.
Guest - Aug 12, 2006 09:59 PM EDT
Thank you, Alan and Carol. And yes, the leaf tips are a little distracting, but I still likd it. As to cheating, no way. I didn't have to mention where it was taken. Ashveille NC has a little Nature Center and small zoo, not much good for photographing the animals because of the settings. But this year they brought in a butterfly exhibit 10" X 20" all screened with plants and the butterflys. They put sugar water on your hands if you want and then the butterfly will land. Getting pictures here wasn't easy in the tight quarters with sm children all over the place. I'd just be getting a good focus on one and some child sticks his hand out to the butterfly.
Guest - Aug 12, 2006 06:24 PM EDT
Beautiful butterfly!!! Carol
Guest - Aug 12, 2006 01:56 PM EDT
Hi Talsi, Wow what a bright red butterfly. Nice job with your composition, exposure, and focusing. The leave tips by it's head are a tad distracting, but still it is a excellent photo and I'm jealous... Oh by the way, taking photos of butterflies at a exhibit is cheating LOL..

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