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Canon EOS 7D 1/100 second F/6.3 ISO 400 100 mm

Luke from Spokane, United States

Wonderful capture of a flower!

4 Jun 2011 5:22am

rem_la from Villiers, France


4 Jun 2011 5:28am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Perfectly beautiful. "SIMBG" is yielding some great photos.

4 Jun 2011 6:35am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Superb macro - the detail on the antenna and eyes shows the very sharp focus you get with this lens. Colours really pop as well!

4 Jun 2011 7:11am

Suzanne from Melbourne, Australia

beautiful light and detail:))

4 Jun 2011 7:58am

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Very nice, looks like it's been tagged with that black mark.

4 Jun 2011 8:22am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Wonderful the beauty spot.

4 Jun 2011 8:34am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

It is superb on his thistle, splendid macro and super framing. Good day.

4 Jun 2011 9:13am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Great capture ! Love the bokeh also... Have a nice weekend Chris :)

4 Jun 2011 9:20am

David from Avranches, France

I'm going to have to get a Canon one day, was looking at the Nikon D3000 hmmm.

4 Jun 2011 9:22am

@David: Talk to Catchlight, he has some stories to tell...Anyway, it's all down to the glass, and Canon seem to be winning that particular battle

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Fantastic shot! beautiful patterns and colours this butterfly has!

4 Jun 2011 9:29am

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

Marvellous macro with details!

4 Jun 2011 9:35am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Beautiful shot !

4 Jun 2011 9:39am

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

Wonderful shot the butterflies don't hand out in our yard the typhoon the other day killed the flowers all around us

4 Jun 2011 10:53am

Philip from Reading, United Kingdom


4 Jun 2011 11:28am

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

The green background is lovely behind the butterfly. Nice colors and detail.

4 Jun 2011 12:53pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Excellent macro - I like those butterfly's big eyes. :-)

4 Jun 2011 1:14pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful capture. Nice colour and light. And lovely background. :)

4 Jun 2011 1:59pm

Iknow from Chengdu, China

So beautiful for both the foreground and the background,really attractive capture!

4 Jun 2011 3:37pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Great shot - odd title.

4 Jun 2011 5:11pm

clodagh smith from Sacramento, United States


4 Jun 2011 6:44pm

Helen from ... somewhere in Paris, France

A shot like this takes patience and stealth, great catch.

4 Jun 2011 6:45pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

another excellent post...

4 Jun 2011 8:13pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

Another 5 stars my friend, it's a beautiful shot. (make the cheque out to freshpictures).

4 Jun 2011 8:18pm

@Michael Fresh: I just need, your bank sort code, your account number, your mother's maiden name, the name of your first pet, your PIN code,your address, the address you lived at 10 years ago, your social security number, and your savings account sort code and number, and I'm sure that I can transfer what i we agreed to. A Nigerian General, might be in contact, don't worry, he's a really fine guy.

Yvon from Orleans, France

very nice capture

4 Jun 2011 9:17pm

marci from in, Morocco

what a brilliant series!! I've been away and am just checking back in ... what a treasure to find!

4 Jun 2011 10:47pm

Sally from Glasgow, United Kingdom

you really must get back to work. lovely photo though.

4 Jun 2011 11:26pm

☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼ from Narbonne, France

wonderfull !! ☺

5 Jun 2011 5:31am

Mary from PA, United States

Wow!! this is great shot Chris.

5 Jun 2011 1:51pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Again, great technique for getting so close unless you tipped the butterfly.

5 Jun 2011 6:34pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Strangely enough, I remember tasking an almost identical shot - I guess that's because the little beasts like those thistles !

6 Jun 2011 6:39am

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Beautiful capture!

6 Jun 2011 3:13pm

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

An excellent macro ! 5 *

6 Jun 2011 4:48pm

Gilles from Entre Bussy et Bruxelles, France

an autumn leave on a spring flower :D Great shot

6 Jun 2011 5:13pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

stunning capture, love the detail in the wings. beautiful.

8 Jun 2011 8:12pm

Canon EOS 7D
1/100 second
ISO 400
100 mm