Butterflies: Peacocks of the Insect World
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In this challenge, show us beautiful butterflies, Order Lepidoptera. They are the flamboyant members of the insect world. They (generally) hold their resting wings upright. (Moths are more modest in appearance than butterflies, and hold their resting wings flat. They had their own challenge recently, so any moths which flutter into the challenge will be DQ'd.) Show us butterflies alive and outside in their natural environment, on leaves, flowers, trees, just doing what comes naturally to them, not inside under artificial conditions. Macro and close-up shots welcome. Check http://bugguide.net/node/view/57/bgpage for more information on butterflies. Size: MAXIMUM 1,600px on LONGER SIDE.
Saturday, 17th August, 2013 (GMT)
Saturday, 24th August, 2013 – Friday, 30th August, 2013 (GMT)
Saturday, 31st August, 2013 – Friday, 6th September, 2013 (GMT)
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I thought it would be interesting to show the open close wing colors.
|Submitted:||Saturday, 24th August, 2013 05:31 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Sunday, 21st March, 2010|
|Focal length:||135 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/3200 sec|
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