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Photo of the Day ~ Macro: Bugs and Closeups Category ~ January 21, 2009

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Cabbage White - Pieris Rapae
by Bud Hensley (Bud) 
Camera:
Pentax K20D
Location:
Middletown, Ohio
 
United States of America

Photographer Notes:
Cabbage White butterfly suuning it's wings on the bloom of a Mexican Flame Vine. This was one of the last butterflies in our yard in late October of 2008. This image was captured on 10-23.


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Renee Harrell commented on January 21, 2009 07:44:
Excellent exposure and lighting, Bud! Beautiful details, terrific DOF! Congrats on your win today!
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on January 21, 2009 13:36:
Beautiful flowers & butterfly with bold color, great lighting, wonderful detail & DOF. The contrast between the white butterfly & orange flowers is very attractive...congrats, Bud!
Linn Smith commented on January 21, 2009 14:12:
The contrast of the cabbage white butterfly against the vibrant orange flowers inspires awe and wonderment! An superb image...congratulations on your POTD!
Alan Estep commented on January 21, 2009 22:17:
Very very nice. Just an overall great shot. You got it right and it came out great!
Bud Hensley commented on January 21, 2009 23:03:
Renee, Pat, Linn and Alan... thanks for your very kind comments. And Thanks POTD!
Barbara Socor commented on January 21, 2009 23:40:
Gorgeous image Bud! Beautiful color and excellent contrast...the cabbage white really stands out! Congrats on this beauty!


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