john4jack from Corvallis, United States

Another stunning butterfly shot.

4 Feb 2009 5:05am

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

Those wings look rather top heavy! Fantastic macro:-)

4 Feb 2009 5:10am

Hema from Bangalore, India

My today's post has the same butterfly shot; I realize how much I have to learn from you.

4 Feb 2009 5:15am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

This is just beautiful Steve! I really like the red in this frame, it brings out the details in the butterfly all the more.

4 Feb 2009 5:16am

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

or a princess?

4 Feb 2009 5:30am

Accio from Singapore, Singapore

Great job!

4 Feb 2009 5:44am

Pradeep from India

Hey thats a nice one, love the detail and color. Nice job, congrats :)

4 Feb 2009 7:06am

Philip from Joburg, South Africa

Excellent capture very colourful and clear well done!

4 Feb 2009 7:31am

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Nice macro

4 Feb 2009 7:31am

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand


4 Feb 2009 7:44am

Peggy M. from Metz, France

Colours and transparencies, this photo is full of sweetness ! I love it !

4 Feb 2009 8:33am

NarB from Bruxelles, Belgium

Another lovely butterfly shot I like tones and lightning.

4 Feb 2009 8:42am

Laura from Birmingham, United Kingdom

beautiful delicate shot.

4 Feb 2009 8:58am

Jean-François from Les Issambres, France

très délicat !

4 Feb 2009 9:20am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Wonderful Macro!

4 Feb 2009 9:41am

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

Another great macro shot, really beautiful

4 Feb 2009 10:31am

DenisSm from Prague, Czech Republic

great set of butterflies...i like it...

4 Feb 2009 10:46am

-1q5yChØt!c- from karaj, Iran

.::10stars out of 10::.


4 Feb 2009 11:52am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Une excellente macro! Magnifique papillon!

4 Feb 2009 11:58am

zOOm from Paris, France

Terrific macro indeed !

4 Feb 2009 12:27pm

Ronnie 2¢ from London, United Kingdom

Wonderful macro work . . cannot fault it.

4 Feb 2009 12:28pm

Marcah from United States

Wonderful composition. Love the splash of red.

4 Feb 2009 12:33pm

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Again the details of this shot are outstanding Steve.

4 Feb 2009 12:34pm

DaveB from Exeter, United Kingdom

Another nice close-up shot

4 Feb 2009 2:18pm

Don from spokane, United States

A fine close up with the kind of detail I like in these "birds and bees" type shots. Very well done.

4 Feb 2009 2:30pm

Alivia from Saint-Etienne, France

a macro so by the superb play of color, offering a butterfly wings and elegance in the diagonal of the photo, bravo it's excellent and successful. the flower's queen.

4 Feb 2009 2:57pm

Ajay from Pune, India

Very lovely close up. Lucky you... they let you take the shot. In my case... they just keep flying away.

4 Feb 2009 3:08pm

Eleftheria from Athens, Greece

Great macro, amazing composition! Bravo!

4 Feb 2009 4:00pm

Diane Schuller from Hythe, Canada

Aptly titled. Your macros are exceptional. The detail and clarity in these are noteworthy.

4 Feb 2009 4:05pm

k@ from France

Love its B&creamW , yep rice paper wonderfully captured*

4 Feb 2009 4:14pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

How elegant and lofty is this beautiful lady!:-) Wonderful capture Steve!

4 Feb 2009 4:23pm

fanfan from la motte servolex, France

superbe !!

4 Feb 2009 4:38pm

peter from new york, United States

another beautiful macro steve!

4 Feb 2009 4:39pm

micke bergling from Sweden

Wow...a wonderful sharpness ... love the colors .. Your question about HDR! the answer is no

4 Feb 2009 4:46pm

EYES WIDE SHUT from United Kingdom

A perfect observation, so detailed, accurate and beautifully lit. Worthy of the National Geographic, a photograph of immense quality. I am in awe, Steve, a true gem

4 Feb 2009 5:06pm

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

The queen of beautiful butterflies. A splendid image, Steve.

4 Feb 2009 5:17pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal


4 Feb 2009 6:01pm

Zygene from morlaix, France

Un très joli papillon joliment photographié.

4 Feb 2009 6:44pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

so beautiful !

4 Feb 2009 6:59pm

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Incredible macro, beautiful colors and detail, bravo.

4 Feb 2009 7:41pm

zecarlos from Lisboa, Portugal

WOW!! What a great macro.

4 Feb 2009 8:24pm

Alphons from Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands

Fine crisp macro with a nice contrast in colours. Beatiful picture.

4 Feb 2009 8:39pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

I like the contrast between this butterfly colors and the green leaves… A nice macro

4 Feb 2009 9:00pm

Stephanie from Toronto, Canada

Fantastic shot! The colours in the background are a perfect complement.

4 Feb 2009 9:53pm

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Another stunning image, you've become the butterfly expert Steve.. :)

4 Feb 2009 10:06pm

Lesley from Lincoln, United States

Wow. Perfect shot. Sharp detail and lovely dof. Five stars!!

4 Feb 2009 11:42pm

EstherK from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Beautifully observed, Steve = that splash of red in the background is a good idea.

5 Feb 2009 12:06am

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Magnificent! That pool of red in the background is perfect.

5 Feb 2009 12:27am

Suzanne from Huntington Bch, California, United States

Exquisite...butterfly and image.

5 Feb 2009 1:41am

JJ from Jersey City, United States

another superb shot, wonderfully composed and gorgeous colors

5 Feb 2009 1:52am

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Beautiful macro!!!!

5 Feb 2009 3:45am

One from Açores, Portugal

Really a good shot, this is the perfect macro !

5 Feb 2009 3:56am

10Fraction from Rennes, France

you have a number of macros that are amazing..not just one, but a lot and they are technically at the top.I have always a lot of difficulties keeping the butterflies still on the pictures without medication....hope this is the case here, but nowadays, who knows, drugs are maybe also in fotography not just in sports :-))
I'm joking, it's a very great one!

5 Feb 2009 5:08am

Diana from United States

oh so lovely, crisp color, just real

6 Feb 2009 3:02am