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taipei-i

I’m just back from a short visit to Taipei, Taiwan. Here are some butterfly shots I took there, using Fujifilm X100S & Raynox DCR-150.

(1) Mangrove Tree Nymph (Idea leuconoe chersonesia), a.k.a. Paper Kite, Rice Paper, or Large Tree Nymph

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(2) Blue Glassy Tiger (Ideopsis vulgaris)

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(3) Plain Tiger (Danaus chrysippus), a.k.a. African or Asian Monarch

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23 responses

  1. ulsterphotosimages

    One word…………Brilliant !!

    November 7, 2015 at 3:03 PM

  2. I’m looking forward to many more pictures from your trip Camilla. These are just beautiful!

    November 7, 2015 at 3:46 PM

    • Thanks Adrian! I didn’t take that many pictures but a few more are coming up. 🙂

      November 15, 2015 at 6:20 PM

  3. How lovely Calee – looking forward to more of these delicate creatures.

    November 7, 2015 at 4:15 PM

    • Thanks Mary! I was glad to see butterflies again, the ones over here are gone now.. Hopefully I can get more shots at insectariums though!

      November 15, 2015 at 6:23 PM

  4. These are soooo lovely! ❤

    November 7, 2015 at 4:21 PM

  5. These are stunning……beautiful sharp detail.

    November 7, 2015 at 6:20 PM

  6. Superb butterfly shots! 🙂

    November 7, 2015 at 9:22 PM

  7. Such gorgeous shots, the monarch butterfly is just spectacular. I have tried to do this repeatedly without success so I really appreciate your results.

    November 8, 2015 at 3:09 AM

    • Thanks Charlie! 🙂 Keep trying, I’m sure you can do it, just need to be patient..

      November 15, 2015 at 6:28 PM

  8. Gorgeous! Where in the world did you find that close up lens? I can’t find it here in the U.S.

    November 8, 2015 at 6:29 AM

  9. It’s such a treat to see butterflies we don’t have!

    November 8, 2015 at 9:04 PM

    • I feel the same way when I look at pictures from your yard! 🙂

      November 15, 2015 at 6:32 PM

  10. Awesome photography!

    November 9, 2015 at 4:40 PM

  11. Sweet as a Picture

    Beautiful shots!

    November 10, 2015 at 9:20 PM

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