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Orange on Orange


Posted by Craig Lipski on Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:09 pm

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Monarch

Danaus plexippus

On Tithonia

5DIV

100-400 4.5-5.6 II @ 300 mm

f/ 7.1, 1/640

iso 800

Hand held, natural light

Slight crop


Last year I shot a lot of butterflies on thistle - to the point it became almost tedious.  Evidently, this year the star attraction is the Tithonia.  


Comments and suggestions always welcome.
Good light,
Craig

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by Tom Whelan on Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:53 pm
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Lovely image of the Monarch, Tithonia is a colorful perch.
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by rhighercat on Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:13 pm
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Another beauty! gorgeous colors including the butterfly, flower and the background. Both flower and butterfly are sharp. Composition works great.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:43 am
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I like your angle of view-the colors are indeed very vibrant and pleasing. Nice sharp Monarch.
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by cwdavis on Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:40 pm
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Lovely specimen, beautiful image! Love the oranges.
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