Butterfly

I always excited to see photo bloggers take a good shot of butterflies more specially if it's macro. Unfortunately, since I got my first dslr nikon I haven't had a single photo about butterflies. I got hummingbirds, some bugs and other birds but none about butterfly. Well the other day after days of waiting   for my tiny visitor hummingbird another tiny visitor came and this time a butterfly. They are fast in their movement that's why I keep my patience to the highest level and endure the hot sun lol! Thankfully, I got good shots and here it is.
                                                                                Open
                                                                         Close
                                                        Linking to MACRO MONDAY

Comments

UMMA said…
Wow..manang Kim.. Im impressed jud, murag kina career mo na talaga ang photography.. I hv my DLSR too but I seldom use it.. wala time, ubos sa blogging hahaha..
Tom said…
Nice Shots. While shooting butterfly macros, its tough deciding where to focus, I find that focus on the wings rather than body has the best effect.You can get better depth of field by using a smaller aperture size. Hope that helps :)
BJ Roan said…
Well worth the wait! Gorgeous!
AL said…
Whoa Manang! What else can I say, but Congratulations! Patience is rewarded.
michael said…
Lovely shots. I know how hard it is to catch these things in good light. Just when you are ready the butterfly flies off.
Anonymous said…
I love the beautiful patterns on the flutterby's wings - so very beautiful!!!
Kala said…
Beautiful details!
mrsnesbitt said…
I am not a camera expert and lack any great knowledge - I tend to point and shoot! However my new camera does have a macro setting so I am quite keen to learn new skills and angles, hence my joining this fun Monday meme!

The wait in your case was well worth it and the results are truly outstanding.
HOOTIN' ANNI said…
Oh boy....and here I spent a long time out in the heat of the day last week, trying and trying to capture the butterfly with its wings 'open'...and never did. Here you show me your photos...I'm so darned jealous.

If you have time to stop by: My Macro Monday
imriz said…
amazing shots...super like the vivid orange of the butterfly
Janis said…
It is a thrill to photograph a butterfly...they are so beautiful. You really did luck out on these shots.
fredamans said…
So vivid, perfect and wonderful!

http://fredamans.blogspot.com/2010/07/macro_25.html
Maaike said…
so much pretty pictures
a real joy
Kerstin said…
Lovely details and really good close-ups.
CameoRoze said…
Oh! Ready to take flight!
Those are some brilliant colors in that first shot.

Thanks for stopping by to peek in my Studio Window.
Dharma Shots said…
Looks like it was giving you a great show...open and closing for you.
jay said…
That's a great shot, that first one! The second is interesting too, because we don't often get to see pictures of the underside of the wings. Well captured!
Anonymous said…
they are stunning, definitely worth the wait...i don't see them much either.
My goodness what a beautiful shot. Just exquisite.
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