Every year, we get at least one of these flying through our backyard, and I’ve never managed to get a picture of it, until now! Yaaaaaay! I took several shots of this beauty, but I think I like this one the best!

Camera Used: Canon Powershot S3 IS
As taken, no modifications

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I’m a fractal artist and photographer, and love going outdoors for photo shoots of nature when I’m not indoors designing art using Ultra Fractal or Apophysis! I also draw, the old-fashioned way, but none of my drawings are on RB….yet….lol…

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  • Jaclyn Hughes
    Jaclyn Hughesover 4 years ago

    This is absolutely gorgeous Michelle! I’m so glad you were lucky enough for this beauty to stay still long enough to get your great capture. :)

  • Thanks, Jaclyn! Yeah, I was sooooooo happy to be able to get some shots of it, and at such close range!

    – autumngirl

  • Jaclyn Hughes
    Jaclyn Hughesover 4 years ago

    I bet you were, I tend to get that happy to! lol

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 4 years ago

    A superb and beautiful capture Michelle.

  • Thanks, Bunny! It sure made me happy, getting this shot!

    – autumngirl

  • Carolyn Staut
    Carolyn Stautover 4 years ago

    Michelle, this was well worth the wait. Lovely detail and composition. This truly reminds me of the nature surrounding us.

  • Thanks, Carolyn! Yeah, I’m sooooo happy with it!

    – autumngirl

  • Eivor Kuchta
    Eivor Kuchtaover 4 years ago

    You did great! I see them a lot around here, but have never been able to get a shot as good as this.

  • Well, this is the first time for me, hon, and I’m so glad it finally happened! Keep looking, and maybe you’ll get the chance, too!

    – autumngirl

  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenover 4 years ago

    Excellent, so sharp!

  • Thanks, Ellen!

    – autumngirl

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    NatureGreeting...about 4 years ago

    Love the Tiger Swallowtail!!! One of my favorites!!!!!!!! Pretty shot!!!!!! Tnhey are so big, and GORGEOUS!!!!!!!

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