A colorful Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly sips the sweet nectar of a wild Hyacinth.


hyacinth, tiger swallowtail butterfly, wildflower

It’s all about capturing a moment in time. About discovering scenes that, when shared, generate interest and appeal.
I am absorbed in the passion for photography and derive great pleasure in being a part of this superb artistic community.

John Butler is a resident of Northern California. A builder, by trade – but spiritually, a naturalist and photographer.

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  • John Butler
    John Butler5 months ago

  • John Butler
    John Butler5 months ago

  • Kathleen Daley
    Kathleen Daley5 months ago

    oh, this is really lovely john! what a wonderful capture!

  • Any time you can sneak up on a beautiful butterfly, on a colorful flower … Take the photo. Thanks for your kind words Kathleen.

    – John Butler

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixon5 months ago

    Natures Paintbrush Group
    Fabulous capture, .

  • Thanks Ann.

    – John Butler

  • kalaryder
    kalaryder5 months ago

    This is a very delicate looking flower – great shot John

  • Thank You Kala. I like to combine wildflower photos with an interesting environment.

    – John Butler

  • autumnwind
    autumnwind5 months ago

    Ohh I cannot wait for my butterflies too! Beautiful capture, crystal clear and heavenly to my eyes! : ))))
    Hugs, shar xoxoxxoxoxoxo

  • I don’t know how I missed your wonderful compliment Shar. Thank You, sincerely for stopping by and leaving such a delightful comment.

    – John Butler

  • Lepidoptera
    Lepidoptera4 months ago

    June 5/2014
    Enjoy the day John with the Just Butterflies Featured Gallery!
    Wish you A Sunny Day with Butterfly Kisses,

  • Thank You, so much for this Feature Johanna. Hoping that my Butterfly plants will provide background for some new photos.

    – John Butler

  • EdsMum
    EdsMum2 months ago

    Congratulations – 20th July, 2014 – Shirley

    Comments welcome HERE

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