Smile! The world is a beautiful place (^_^)


She might not be the most flashy of butterflies, but what she lacks in fancy colors she made up with a friendly funny face and a kind cooperation with an amateur photographer.

Update:  She is probably a he, and is a Speckled Wood butterfly.

f/6.3 – 1/320 – ISO 200 – 60

f/4 – 1/125 – ISO 200 – 60


10 responses

  1. Really nice butterfly-shots

    September 1, 2012 at 7:42 AM

    • Thanks Jörg! A good photographer (like you) would of course get much sharper images than this, but I’m pleased I got any shots at all.. It took hours before one of them sat down for a few seconds. 🙂

      September 1, 2012 at 7:49 AM

      • I like it, not every photo must be sharper than sharp to be good 🙂

        September 1, 2012 at 7:56 AM

        • 😀 Not every photo, but it would’ve been nice if you could see her face better.. Thanks again!

          September 1, 2012 at 8:05 AM

  2. Gloria Ballard

    You are right — the world IS a beautiful place, and your photos are lovely.

    September 1, 2012 at 12:33 PM

  3. naturesnippets

    Your photographs so amaze me! Their content and appearance are highly artistic.

    September 1, 2012 at 2:06 PM

    • You’re far too kind but I’m glad you like the pictures! 🙂

      September 1, 2012 at 8:10 PM

  4. snowbirdpress

    That’s a stunning shot of the speckled wood butterfly. Thanks for sharing. I’ve finally gotten a few minutes to view some of your lovely photos. 🙂

    September 7, 2012 at 12:11 AM

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