A Painted lady butterfly (Vanessa cardui) on a Marjoram herb flower taken in Trentham Gardens, Stoke-on-Trent, England, UK.

199 views and 6 favouritings @ 22-9-2010

Canon EOS 5D
Canon EF 24-105mm zoom lens @ 105mm
1/400sec f9 320iso

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british, butterflies, butterfly, flower, herb, lady, marjoram, painted, painted lady


  • lorilee
    lorileealmost 5 years ago

    Very pretty – - – a lovely capture!!!!

  • John Keates
    John Keatesalmost 5 years ago

    Thanks Lorilee!

  • gabbielizzie
    gabbielizzieover 4 years ago


  • Thank you very much!

    – John Keates

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 4 years ago


    Please add tag: aorbmarfeatures …. thank you.
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  • many thanks for the feature!

    – John Keates

  • MissyD
    MissyDover 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture John! Congrats on your feature!

  • Thanks for the comments!

    – John Keates

  • bettywiley
    bettywileyover 4 years ago

    just gorgeous – I love butterflies and this one is a beauty

  • Thank you betty!

    – John Keates

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 4 years ago

    beautiful nature !LIZ

  • Many thanks!

    – John Keates

  • grannyshot
    grannyshotover 4 years ago

    Super capture…………..Linda

  • Many thanks Linda!

    – John Keates

  • MischaC
    MischaCover 4 years ago

    wonderful! Congrats on the well-deserved features!

  • BillK
    BillKover 4 years ago

    well done..congrats on the feature.

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