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Daniel from Kenmare, United States

what a poser...

5 Feb 2009 5:51am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Vogue :)
Gorgeous shot Steve...such delicate creatures.

5 Feb 2009 6:05am

Jean-François from Les Issambres, France

light is wonderful !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

5 Feb 2009 6:17am

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Beautiful butterfly, very sharp.

5 Feb 2009 6:19am

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Nice colours, sharp !

5 Feb 2009 6:24am

maia_t from Cluj Napoca, Romania

Beautiful shot, magic butterfly.

5 Feb 2009 8:23am

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Excellent, this is a great NG quality image. I can imagine this printed in a book.

5 Feb 2009 8:24am

Peggy M. from Metz, France

Beautiful butterfly... I love your glance of nature Steve... I can feel your sensibility.

5 Feb 2009 8:31am

eddy from tehran, Iran

Great Macro

5 Feb 2009 9:28am

DaveB from Exeter, United Kingdom

Cool colours in this one, nice close-up

5 Feb 2009 9:29am

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

This is fantastic Steve, you've captured this little butterfly wonderfully!

5 Feb 2009 9:39am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

De toute beauté et de délicatesse! Superbe!!!! J'adore!

5 Feb 2009 11:41am

Philip from Joburg, South Africa

Beautiful colours sharp and well composed 10/10 I love it !

5 Feb 2009 12:20pm

Marcah from United States

Beautiful. Excellent details.

5 Feb 2009 12:52pm

Julian Kilsby from Birmingham, United Kingdom

Beautiful colours and detail.

5 Feb 2009 1:29pm

dogilicious from Millerstown, PA, United States

Beautifully composed with great color and detail.

5 Feb 2009 2:00pm

Ajay from Pune, India

It must take lot of patience to wait for a butterfly to sit in just the right angle to give a perfect shot like this one.

5 Feb 2009 2:24pm

Hema from Bangalore, India

Gorgeous shot. Lovely colors.

5 Feb 2009 2:25pm

k@ from France

Oh, such delicacy lets me speechless (love her long legs :)

5 Feb 2009 2:40pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Very good macro. Excellent BG.

5 Feb 2009 2:42pm

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

Simply beautiful.

5 Feb 2009 3:00pm

Eleftheria from Athens, Greece

What a beautiful collection, dear Steve!

5 Feb 2009 3:10pm

Don from spokane, United States

You have a fine-tuned ability to capture these gorgeous close up with vivid color and detail. The butterfly is posing just right for this shot...and I'm impressed with how you get this fellow to cooperate! :-)

5 Feb 2009 4:13pm

micke bergling from Sweden

Lovely pose... A great shot....

5 Feb 2009 4:28pm

Helma from Tehran, Iran

Great macro and best detail ! very well done , tnx

5 Feb 2009 4:33pm

DenisSm from Prague, Czech Republic

Steve, you have got great models :-)

5 Feb 2009 4:39pm

@DenisSm: I like yours much better.

Diane Schuller from Hythe, Canada

again, excellent clarity. Even with the dark background the crispness of the wings is not lost -- great work.

5 Feb 2009 4:44pm

EYES WIDE SHUT from United Kingdom

Exquisite detail and colour, Steve. An incredibly stunning and beautiful photograph

5 Feb 2009 4:49pm

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

A splendid image, Steve.

5 Feb 2009 5:03pm

Nabeel from Lahore, Pakistan

marvelous !!

5 Feb 2009 5:27pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

The detail and color are spectacular, Scott - I love the two leaves acting as 'bookends' to your capture. Solid composition.

5 Feb 2009 5:34pm

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

And posing just for you! Bravo!

5 Feb 2009 5:40pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Arrrgh - of all people - Steve, I just referred to you as Scott - I got interrupted in the middle of posting my comment to you - apologies - I do know, embrace, appreciate, and respect the difference!

5 Feb 2009 5:40pm

DenisSm from Prague, Czech Republic

one day you`ll come here i will share or exchange :-)

5 Feb 2009 5:47pm

fanfan from la motte servolex, France

magnifique macro !!

5 Feb 2009 6:00pm

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Another good one, great colors and detail. Bravo!

5 Feb 2009 6:22pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

another great capture !

5 Feb 2009 6:46pm

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece


5 Feb 2009 7:07pm

missparis from France

Jolies couleurs et magnifique lumière

5 Feb 2009 7:27pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Beautiful butterfly.

5 Feb 2009 7:39pm

peter from new york, United States

i'm absolutely loving this series man. really great work

5 Feb 2009 7:44pm

Laura S from United States

Superb shot, nicely composed.

5 Feb 2009 8:19pm

Charles from New York, United States

Gorgeous shot. Like the composition with the background.

5 Feb 2009 10:39pm

Claus Petersen from herfølge, Denmark

Beautiful sharp details, and a well composed macro image!

5 Feb 2009 10:59pm

Sugata from Newark, United States

Lovely macro!

5 Feb 2009 11:19pm

john4jack from Corvallis, United States

This is so lovely!

5 Feb 2009 11:24pm

Xavi Heredia from Badalona (almost Barcelona), Spain

Another nice close up!

5 Feb 2009 11:46pm

PD from Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Nice DOF and details. Looks like he is pretty much red, white and blue!

6 Feb 2009 12:41am

JJ from Jersey City, United States

he sure has posed nicely for you, another super macro

6 Feb 2009 2:15am

Diana from United States

Beautifully posed.

6 Feb 2009 2:59am

One from Açores, Portugal

You have a great ability to make these wonderful macro images. Congratulations !

6 Feb 2009 3:43am

zecarlos from Lisboa, Portugal

Another great macro. I love it.

6 Feb 2009 9:12pm

Shelby from Chester, United States

gorgeous shot!

9 Feb 2009 8:38pm

Claus Petersen from herfølge, Denmark

Really nice render of the little details!

5 Mar 2009 11:20am

Colors Inc from Zürich, Switzerland

exactly: fantastic details and nice composition!

5 Mar 2009 11:33am

MARIANA from waterloo, Canada

Love this macro ! Fantastic !!!

5 Jul 2009 4:14am