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Thistle and Sulfur
Thistle and Sulfur
lynnmarie


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Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Location: Nature Study Area at Hays High School (KS)
Date: Jul 16, 2007
Aperture: 13
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/320
Galleries: Nature, Floral
Date Uploaded: Jul 16, 2007

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Clouded sulfur butterfly (Colias philodice) on a yellowspine thistle (Cirsium ochrocentrum)

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07/17/2007 06:27:51 PM
Sweet! Gorgeous image!
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07/17/2007 05:21:52 PM
This is wonderful. I like the BG's sweep to the top and right side. The butterfly facing away from the expanse of BG, makes me concentrate more on the beautiful wing's soft colors. Nice.
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07/17/2007 04:58:07 PM
Your work always make me feel one with nature- lovely image !
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07/17/2007 10:17:19 AM
Clouded sulfur butterfly on a yellowspine thistle
(how awesome is that description!)
sweet shot.
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07/17/2007 01:08:09 AM
I'm not sure i wouldn't prefer a crop that shows both thistles, actually. The contrast between dead and live thistles, the fact that the flutterby's focusing on the live one, gives a story line to the image. Plus you have a really nice BG there, may's well use it to advantage. Try some vignetting to focus it in if you do a wider crop.
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07/17/2007 12:58:44 AM
Great detail...lovely composition!
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07/16/2007 09:20:35 PM
sweet! how did you get that little butterfly to have those pink makrings & then land so perfectly timed on this lovely thistle!!

Lucky!! and damned nice one too!
~Anni
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07/16/2007 08:22:36 PM
Good composition with this - the square crop with the thistle off center works really well.
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