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

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Two butterflies, photographed during a walk today. Unfortunately I didn’t have my Raynox lens with me so these were shot with PS SX60 only.

(1) Common Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni) and a bee

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(2) Small white (Pieris rapae)

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14 responses

  1. Lovely!! Reminded me of this quote by Robert A Heinlein; “Butterflies are self propelled flowers.”

    July 24, 2016 at 6:45 PM

  2. Great shots! I especially like the butterfly and bee combo! πŸ™‚

    There’s been a decline in bee and butterfly populations worldwide. We humans need to be more environmentally responsible.

    July 24, 2016 at 7:42 PM

  3. These are wonderful Calee.
    Such pretty butterflies.
    You have a wonderful week! πŸ™‚

    July 24, 2016 at 8:42 PM

  4. Nice close-ups, I must get a butterfly field guide for myself some day.Not familiar with the lenses but assume they are macro?

    July 24, 2016 at 8:59 PM

    • Thanks Jane! Normally I use a macro conversion lens but I didn’t have it with me yesterday so these were taken with a fixed (non-macro) lens.

      July 25, 2016 at 6:04 AM

  5. Beautifully captured Camilla! πŸ™‚

    July 25, 2016 at 5:59 AM

  6. some fabulous photography, amazing close-ups

    July 26, 2016 at 2:23 PM

  7. Wonderful capture! On the first one I was thinking for a second ‘where is the butterfly?’. It blended is so well just as a green leaf and I was seeing the bee! πŸ™‚

    July 26, 2016 at 7:22 PM

    • Tack Inger! Ibland Γ€r dom vΓ€l gΓΆmda πŸ™‚

      July 27, 2016 at 9:55 AM

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