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So Many Eyes You Have My Dear

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 31 January 2009 in Animal & Insect.

A Morpho.

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I'll be busy the next few weeks. Commenting will be spotty at best.

dan from kenmare, United States


31 Jan 2009 5:08am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

...the better to see you with!
Really a beautiful shot Steve, an amazing creature.

31 Jan 2009 5:09am

Marcah from United States

Gorgeous. The details you achieve always amaze me

31 Jan 2009 5:20am

Jean-François from LES ISSAMBRES, France

the light is marvelous ! cool !

31 Jan 2009 5:44am

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Wonderful shot. Awesome detail.

31 Jan 2009 6:13am

Evi from Athens, Greece

Beautiful composition, and, yes, many, many eyes!
Good title!

31 Jan 2009 6:43am

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Great macro, colours and light are perfect

31 Jan 2009 6:56am

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Stunning macro, lovely details.

31 Jan 2009 7:06am

-1q5yChØt!c- from karaj, Iran

wow,great close-up with amazing macro focus,very beauty and lovely butterfly,dreamy colors and details...
excellent shot Steve !!!bravo

31 Jan 2009 7:58am

k@ from France

Love your title :)) and the colors here are jewelzzz

31 Jan 2009 8:06am

fanfan from la motte servolex, France

wouaouhhhh c'est du "lourd" !!!! excellent !! quelle superbe macro !!

31 Jan 2009 9:48am

Eleftheria from Athens, Greece


31 Jan 2009 10:25am

Peggy M. from Metz, France

Eyes which looks at us and seduce us... What a beautiful shot ! Bravo my friend.

31 Jan 2009 10:40am

Kylie Greenan from Richmond, Australia

She does doesn't she, and they are all stunning! Great capture!

31 Jan 2009 10:53am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

I agree wit your title!

31 Jan 2009 11:22am

zOOm from Paris, France

Yes, no doubt ! Everyone of us is looking at you ! :-)

31 Jan 2009 11:23am

DenisSm from Prague, Czech Republic

just amazing

31 Jan 2009 1:26pm

Richard_Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

That one does not want to be eaten, those eyespots on its wings are very lovely.

31 Jan 2009 1:42pm

john4jack from Corvallis, United States

Stunning! Absolutely exquisite!

31 Jan 2009 2:22pm

EstherK from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

....the better to see you with my dear! lol! Lovely capture, Steve. The details of the "eyes" are superb.

31 Jan 2009 2:45pm

dogilicious from Millerstown, PA, United States

Very beautiful.

31 Jan 2009 4:29pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

What details we can see on this macro ! Cheers

31 Jan 2009 5:12pm

Alphons from Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands

Beautiful Close Up. Like jewelry.

31 Jan 2009 6:08pm

Charles from New York, United States

Beautiful shot. Great detail in the butterfly.

31 Jan 2009 6:48pm

Don from spokane, United States

A gorgeous close up. You've captured the details very well. Excellent image.

31 Jan 2009 6:59pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Such a wonderful color pallet here, Steve. Great detail.

31 Jan 2009 7:45pm

kiji from Valenciennes City of lights, France

Hi Steve,
A very colourful one! Full of details. It's marvelous :)

31 Jan 2009 8:51pm

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Wonderful macro Steve, you are really getting those Butterfly shots :)

31 Jan 2009 9:56pm

Xavi Heredia from Badalona (north Barcelona), Spain

The colors and details of the wings are awsome!

31 Jan 2009 10:50pm

zecarlos from Lisboa, Portugal

Stunning macro. Good work.

31 Jan 2009 11:22pm

One from Açores, Portugal

The colors and detail are outstanding !
Magnificent macro capture !

1 Feb 2009 3:06am

Suzanne from Huntington Beach, CA, United States

Where oh where do you find such incredibly beautiful butterlies. This one is like an exquisite piece of jewelry.

1 Feb 2009 3:38am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Oh, Steve, what a beauty you've captured!!! Amazing pattern, isn't it... Wonderful details, colours and lighting!

1 Feb 2009 4:11am

JJ from Jersey City, United States

beautiful, such an interesting pattern on the butterfly and gorgeous vibrant colors throughout

2 Feb 2009 1:55am

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

Very detailed macro shot, have you used a flash here?

2 Feb 2009 11:17am

@Luca Bobbiesi: Yes indeed.

Pixim from Nice, France

The colors are so natural, and perfect framing and focus, a splendid composition Bravo ;)

2 Feb 2009 6:41pm

Diana from United States

just lovely

3 Feb 2009 2:38am

Lesley from Lincoln, United States

I usually have a couple of these verbena plants on my deck just for this purpose -- to tempt those gorgeous butterflies within range for some close-ups. You've captured a beauty here. Fantastic!

4 Feb 2009 11:45pm

Uday from Fishers, United States

Wow!! Great shot. Excellent contrast and light.

21 Apr 2009 6:05pm