Glasswing butterfly by Lindie

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This is a Glasswing butterfly. He was not in the mood for flying, so I had quite a long time to play with light settings. Guess he was taking his midday nap, although his eyes did move sometimes :)

Taken in the butterfly valley at the Orchideeën Hoeve in Luttlegeest, the Netherlands.

Sony A550
Sigma 105mm
ISO 200

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glasswing, butterfly, lindie, 2011, orchideeenhoeve


  • Johan  Nijenhuis
    Johan Nijenhuisover 3 years ago

    A nice clear macro

  • Thanks Johan

    – Lindie

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 3 years ago

  • Dayonda
    Dayondaover 3 years ago

    Fantastic photo!!
    Glasswing? Made for macro; I agree!

  • They sure are!

    – Lindie

  • Cathie Trimble
    Cathie Trimbleover 3 years ago

    Just a stunning shot. Well done. Love it.

  • Thanks Cathie

    – Lindie

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 3 years ago

  • swaby
    swabyover 3 years ago

    Such a beautiful Butterfly! Fantastic capture too!

  • Thanks!

    – Lindie

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieeover 3 years ago

    Brilliant artwork from your great talent, I can take time to consider, thank you:)
    Hugs from warm heart better than any medicines…
    Best regards,

  • Thanks Sunny :)

    – Lindie

  • Judi Rustage
    Judi Rustageover 3 years ago

  • Thanks for the feature

    – Lindie

  • Dorothy Thomson
    Dorothy Thomsonover 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture……….congrats on your feature :-)

  • Thanks Dorothy

    – Lindie

  • kellbellrauch
    kellbellrauchover 3 years ago

  • Thanks for featuring my work

    – Lindie

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