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The Butterfly – not my usual subject type, but this one caught my eye, I stalked it for half the day I think, obviously I had nothing better to do, finally it sat still long enough for a photo!

I don’t know much about bugs, so don’t know what the name of that particular breed of butterfly is, but the flower is that of a lantana plant, a noxious weed in some states, but in SA it’s just a pretty plant that is unable to cause havoc due to our climate… in fact it’s almost hard to grow here!

Taken when I was about 15 with a 2mp Kodak easy share (yep, a handbag camera)

Adventures of a creative, curious country chick, with a few horses, lazy dog and insane cat in tow! Living the dream in rural Australia, my photos focus on the outback, horses, and the rural way of life… oh and a few pretty flowers along the way!

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Comments

  • Petehamilton
    Petehamiltonover 4 years ago

    Amazing grasshopper!!! Beautiful image!!!

  • Grasshopper?

    lol, Thanks Anyways Pete =)

    – Penny Kittel

  • Petehamilton
    Petehamiltonover 4 years ago

    You obviously have not seen the movie, “The Karate Kid” LOL:-))

  • oh gawd I’m slow! I’ve seen parts of it – enough that I should have known what you meant lol…I wondered for a moment if I was going crazy (or blind) lol…

    – Penny Kittel

  • Helen Akerstrom Photography
    Helen Akerstro...over 4 years ago
    Lovely array of colours, your definately too young for the TV show where the phrase originally came from! LOL
  • haha, yep, definately! thanks Helen =)

    – Penny Kittel

  • valandsnake
    valandsnakeover 4 years ago

    fab capture, love the colours, well done

  • Thanks heaps Val =)

    – Penny Kittel

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartover 4 years ago

    gorgeous vivid colours Penny

  • Thanks Georgie =) that’s one thing I really miss about the old kodak, even though it was infuriating in every other way, it sure packed a punch picking up colour!

    – Penny Kittel

  • Julie Sleeman
    Julie Sleemanover 4 years ago

    Brilliant work!

  • Thanks heaps Julie! much appreciated =)

    – Penny Kittel

  • louisegreen
    louisegreenover 4 years ago

    beautiful!

  • Cheers, thanks Louise =)

    – Penny Kittel

  • LinneaJean
    LinneaJeanover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous! Wonderful POV and the colours are so vibrant.

  • Thank you for your awesome comment – much appreciated!

    – Penny Kittel

  • labaker
    labakerover 3 years ago

    amazing angle,well done!

  • Thank you Larry, much appreicated! =)

    – Penny Kittel

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 3 years ago

    1 DAY 2011/04/08

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