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Painted Lady butterflies
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Posted By: SenorBeef, 09-25-2012, 10:59 PM

Other than the wings, they're ugly weird looking little creatures. But I found some flowers that attracted a lot of them and snapped quite a few pictures. What do you think?

The first one is the best, I think - the angle underneath, light flowing through the wings. The bokeh is too busy though.

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09-26-2012, 04:44 AM   #2
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I think they are all beautiful! The backlighting is gorgeous. I think the purple is vying for attention with the butterfly, but I am not sure if I would tone it down a bit. Lovely shots!!
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Good effort all round.
Think i like the third one the most.
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Beautiful colors and a beautiful subject.

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Couple more. I actually ended up taking a ridiculous amount of pictures (7 FPS + 32gb SD cards makes me snapsnapsnap away) but most of them end up looking pretty similar.
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beautiful and lovely shots.

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well done I think I prefer #2.

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