Its that time of year when the Monarch butterflys start to migrate through. This one was found with a broken wing. However the evening light filtering through it still made for a beautiful natural abstract.


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  • kenspics
    kenspicsabout 6 years ago

    The Monarch butterflys are one of my favorites.. they are magnificent!!
    Sorry to hear of this one with a broken wing.. but your photo is a wonderful tribute to their color and beauty!!

  • Thank you Ken… my favorite too.

    – Dawne Olson

  • DesImages
    DesImagesabout 6 years ago

    The light is beautiful in this. Fabulous colours!

  • Thank you… it was right before sunset.

    – Dawne Olson

  • Leslie Wood
    Leslie Woodabout 6 years ago

    Gorgeous macro!!

  • Dawne Olson
    Dawne Olsonabout 6 years ago

    Thanks Leslie! :0)

  • EarthGipsy
    EarthGipsyabout 6 years ago

    Fantastic work!!

  • Thank you Sonia.. I am always amazed by the intricate design of their wings.

    – Dawne Olson

  • Robert Goulet
    Robert Gouletabout 6 years ago

    This IS beautiful. Nice work Dawne:)

  • Thank you Robert !

    – Dawne Olson

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyabout 6 years ago

    Just beautiful! Looks like stained glass!

  • Thank you Joanne… that is what I was thinking too, with the evening light coming through it like that, it was just beautiful.

    – Dawne Olson

  • Alan Findlater
    Alan Findlaterabout 6 years ago

    excellent work well done

  • Dawne Olson
    Dawne Olsonabout 6 years ago

    Thank you Allen!

  • Peacefulwarrior
    Peacefulwarriorabout 6 years ago

    Very very nice….. clever in fact….

  • Thank you very much! I find the colors just so striking!

    – Dawne Olson

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