Sunday, September 19, 2010

Red Admiral Macro Monday

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I can never resist a butterfly!

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He let me get really close!

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Sorry I have been lax in making the rounds, first we were gone on our trip and then when we made it home I came home sick, am just being able to breathe again and starting to feel better. Promise will be coming round now. Sorry. :(
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Macro Monday is easy to play, snap a macro (or any close-up) photo, post it on your blog and come back here and sign MckLinky. :) MM started on Sept 29, 2008 - Thanx to all of you for helping make it such a fun start to the week!


49 comments:

  1. Wonderful closeup of these creatures! Today is my first time participating in Macro Monday and I've got some similar creatures to show! ~ Thanks for hosting!

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  2. Butterflies seem to be an abundance this year. The skies are full of this beauties.

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  3. Fabulous. He sure did let you get close.

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  4. Funny ... this year we've seen hardly any butterflies! I did see one brand new Red Admiral though. They're gorgeous, aren't they? Great photo!

    I've been trying to add my link but I keep getting an error message. :(

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  5. Yay! My link is up at last! :)

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  6. Really close! We have a lot of monarchs around the last few weeks.

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  7. They don't stay this still for me. :)
    That second shot is awesome! Great detail.

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  8. Beautiful macro shots, and fantastic patterns on the butterfly!

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  9. The details in these are exquisite!

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  10. To think that they have had the equivalent of solar panels in their wings for millions of years already.
    So lovely to see them so close.
    Thanks for hosting, Lisa.

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  11. You've captured the most beautiful patterns on this butterfly! Fantastic macros!

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  12. I am absolutely speechless!!! Simply gorgeous!!!!

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  13. Beautiful shot, love the colors!

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  14. Amazing colors and details....these are real beauties!

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  15. Beautiful shots - I'll be linking up in the morning with a butterfly shot of my own. :)

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  16. I hope you feel better. The butterfly is just stunning. I've seen a few but my zoom lens cannot capture them like yours. Your photo is awesome!

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  17. Absolutely beautiful. Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary.

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  18. Who would not want to be as close as that to a beautiful butterfly?

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  19. Lisa..glad you were able to get away..sorry that you've been sick....Feel better...don't over do... Love the admirals..they are so beautiful from the side and love that they can also migrate as monarchs do.....Michelle

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  20. Such lovely color and details you've captured of this butterfly.

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  21. Wow Lisa
    She is stunning. Great macro!

    Have a nice week, Ev

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  22. What a beauty ! the once I see here look like moths !

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  23. Sorry you've been feeling poorly and hope you improve quick! Don't worry about getting around. People understand, of course. Don't feel you must.

    That's REALLY close. Great lens.

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  24. Morning Lisa
    beautiful shouts, lovely detail, not had many in my garden this year, have good day, sue,x

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  25. Unbelieveable macros of those delightful butterflies! The colours and pattern details are amazing!

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  26. That is really breathtaking - just lovely!

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  27. SO pretty, I LOVE it!
    I hope you're feeling better by now? Take care!

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  28. I can never resist butterflies either, beautiful macro shots.

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  29. Wow, he really did let you get close. He's gorgeous. I chased a Monarch around for about 30 minutes yesterday and came up empty. ;(

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  30. Thanks for hosting! This is my first Macro Monday.
    Wonderful photographs! I've never captured an Admiral! Admirably done! (It's okay to wince.)

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  31. I hate when I get my post done early and then forget to sign the linky!!!

    I posted a butterfly this week too. I've seen a few Admirals (not many) this summer, but they didn't let me get close enough for a photo. This one sure liked you!

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  32. Gorgeous butterflies! If I had butterflies like that around me I would be taking pictures of them all time!

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  33. beautiful photos lisa....
    hope you are feeling better now.
    hugs~
    chas

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  34. I got visited by a butterfly too! But not as gorgeous as yours. Mine is an old soul. I hope you'll feel better soon. Take your time and have a good rest, Lisa. Leave the chaos for a while . . .;-)

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  35. Here is all the Butterflyes gone for this year :(
    Lovely shots !!!

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  36. I'm fond of butterflies too, Lisa. Your photos of the red admiral are GREAT!

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  37. I took a photo of one of those on Saturday. Of course not as up close and pretty as yours. But it was the same butterfly I'm sure.

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  38. Hi, I have linked my first entry.....I am totally a novice in this field....so your expert comments to inprove my photography in very much welcome...Thanks

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  39. Gorgeous photo! I, too, love butterfies. This one looks very eathy. Love it.

    I hope you are feeling better and you make your rounds whenever you can. I, say, take your time...

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  40. Those are so gorgeous! I wish we had more butterflies around here. I posted about a little white and black one today, but I love your more colorful one better!

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  41. Hi Lisa

    Sorry to read that you haven't been feeling too well - I hope you are feeling alot better now.

    I finally managed to get my first picture this year of a Red Admiral on Saturday though this butterfly didn't take too kindly to a lens being too close so I didn't get cool shots like yours.

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  42. Gorgeous color with the flower included. I haven't been able to get close to butterflies this year, darn it. Only spiders and grasshoppers!!!

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  43. We are seeing very few butterflies here in western Virginia, but the hummingbirds are still with us...thank goodness. You were able to get so close to him....quite an accomplishment...a GREAT shot.

    Genie @ “Buttons for Baga” and “Climbing the Digital Mountain One Step at a Time"

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  44. What a treat to get to see the amazing colorations and detail so up close and personal. So simple and complex all at the same time.

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