Monarch Butterfly on Goldenrod, As Is by Kim McClain Gregal

Monarch Butterfly on Goldenrod, As Is by 

Captured this monarch butterfly on goldenrod today(19-Sept-2010) in Seabreeze, New Jersey, USA, photo untouched and taken with a Nikon D5000, Nikkor 70-210 mm lens, f5.6, 1/2000 sec, ISO 360, white balance=manual

Featured in The Beauty of Nature 20-Sept-2010
Featured in The Best of Redbubble 21-Sept-2010
Featured in Photos, Critiques, You Name It 25-Sept-2010
Featured in Freedom in Words & Art 28-Sept-2010
Featured in One a Day for 2010 24-Oct-2010

COPYRIGHT The images are not public domain. All images are copyright ©Kim McClain Gregal 2009-2012.

I love to photograph anything seaside and colorful! I am exploring many artforms and love the work of many here on Redbubble! I call all my dabblings “Kim’s Kaboodle”. I am also making mosaics from glass tiles and other media, drawing and painting. My art can also be found at link

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  • Monica Engeler
    Monica Engelerover 4 years ago

    This is so great. Great closeup. The color is wonderful.

  • Hey Monica! Thanks girlfriend!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • Evita
    Evitaover 4 years ago

    Fabulous capture !!! ☺♥

  • Thanks Evita! Appreciate it!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture. Superbly done.

  • Thanks Bunny! When they sit they close their wings, this took some patience LOL!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • ctheworld
    ctheworldover 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture and really stands out against the bokeh

  • Thanks Arlane, that is the DOF Depth of Field of the focus!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • Monica M. Scanlan
    Monica M. Scanlanover 4 years ago

    Wow, great capture, Kimmie!

  • Thanks, I rarely upload one the day I take it LOL!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • Russ Styles
    Russ Stylesover 4 years ago

    Lovely work Kim…

  • Thanks Russ, appreciate it!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • icesrun
    icesrunover 4 years ago

    Beautiful one!!

  • Thanks my wonderful friend!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • kevinmawson
    kevinmawsonover 4 years ago

    Very Beautiful capture Kim!!


  • Thanks Kevin, appreciate it my friend!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepover 4 years ago

    A very wonderful capture!

  • Thank you so very much!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • Jan Siemucha
    Jan Siemuchaover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous Capture !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Beautiful details & fabulous colors. Nice composition too.

  • Thanks so very much for the fabulous comment and fave!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

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