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August 14, 2012
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Canon
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Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
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1/200 second
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100 mm
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200
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Aug 14, 2012, 1:05:01 PM
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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.0 (Windows)
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Top of the Class by SharpPhotoStudio Top of the Class by SharpPhotoStudio
This butterfly landed at my feet today when I left the house. He stayed still just long enough for me to snap about 8 pictures of him and then he flew off.
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losgeloest Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013
That butterfly is gorgeous <3
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LisiTisaKi Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I love how you take pictures of animals! you should take more pics of them ! :)
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Caltson Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Very nice colours and contrast, what a beauty!
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SharpPhotoStudio Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thank you. He landed on my sidewalk outside my house, as it seems a lot of insects tend to do, and I decided that it was the best shot I was going to get. The interesting part, is that this was not taken in macro. I just zoomed in from 3 feet away to the max zoom before it hit digital zoom and this was the outcome.

I also have a B&W version of this with only the butterfly in color.
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Caltson Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wish insects also came by more often here, usually I must travel a little to even find a butterfly :/

This is really a nice shot, mainly because the colours of the butterfly itself are so strong in contrast to the rest, gives this work a good punch.
Maybe you should upload the B&W aswell, it does sound very promising.
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DaviniaDisaster Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
OMGosh, thats so pretty. Love the wings :)
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SharpPhotoStudio Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Professional Photographer
I've always wanted to take a picture of a butterfly that had some real beautiful colors on it and this one happened to land at my feet on the way to a shoot. I'm glad you like it.

I also have a picture of a dragonfly in my gallery that you may be interested in.
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DaviniaDisaster Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ooooo, I shall look. And that's very luck to catch the photo when you did :)
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Laur720 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful think he was telling you to watch your step.
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electricalst0rm Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh crap, it's awesome!!!
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