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Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor) Butterfly in its natural environment showing the background, a gravel road in The Nantahala National Forest.

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Comments (16)

LAX. popovici dan cr… on July 28, 2008

wow! it's so beatiful butterfly... Cheers from Romania LAX.

Jean Gregory Evans on July 28, 2008

LAX, thanks for all your comments and the visit to my gallery. I enjoy your photos too, especially your butterflies. Jean in USA

K.Herr on July 28, 2008

Whow Jean beautiful shot! Great!

Greetings Klaus

Jean Gregory Evans on July 28, 2008

Klaus Thanks! ;-) Jean

niklas-bayrle.com on July 29, 2008

This one is also very good :) Thank you for your kind comments.

my Contest

Greetings from Germany

Kovács-Tóka Anita on August 2, 2008

Really beautiful, a YS from me!

Greetings, Anita

©junebug on August 3, 2008

Excellent capture of this beautiful butterfly! Greetings, Anne

Jean Gregory Evans on August 3, 2008

Anne, junebug, thanks for the many compliments! Jean

Jean Gregory Evans on August 3, 2008

DiggaTwigga and Anita, thank you for your many kind comments! Jean

Aluisio Ribeiro 2 on September 6, 2008

Nice shot.

Jean Gregory Evans on September 6, 2008

oisiulA, thank you! That is high praise coming a butterfly photographer such as yourself. Your photos are wonderful and many!!

Jean

-HARMONSA- on September 8, 2008

Wow... this shot is getting a Y *... This is perfect... The colours, the legs, the the the the....

Great shot.... Thank you for sharing these photo's.... Very different from the insects we have here...

Kim

Jean Gregory Evans on September 8, 2008

Kim, you sound like me! I love panaramio for this! Thank you for your visit and your very kind words!

Jean

Sue Allen on September 11, 2008

This beautiful butterfly is on 'point' like an elegant,poised ballet dancer! Magnificent shot. I can't wait until I ever get a camera like yours, but then I still have to grow the talent to capture such a shot too! In the meantime, I am giving this a Y*so I can look at it often.

Very best wishes from Oz,

Sue

Jean Gregory Evans on September 11, 2008

I hope you enjoy your new camera - if you enjoy it even a tenth as much as I have enjoyed this one, you will be having the time of your life!

This photo was taken on a special day. The butterflies were gathered and calm. I had only ever heard of this before this day and was ecstatic when we happened upon it! It was a very special day that I will always remember. It was a magic day!

Thanks again for your many wonderful conversations!!!

Jean

Jean Gregory Evans on September 26, 2008

Alfred, thank you! They were gathered and sunning and difficult to get them to move away. It was a great experience and very odd to me! Usually butterflies always fly away!

Jean

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 27, 2008
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    by Jean Gregory Evans
    • Camera: SONY DSC-H5
    • Taken on 2008/07/27 11:39:38
    • Exposure: 0.010s (1/100)
    • Focal Length: 6.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO125
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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