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PLEASE VIEW LARGE – Pink Rose Swallowtail – Pachliopta kotzebuea – Family: Papilionidae – Subfamily: Papilioninae – I photgraphed this beautiful specimen near Klapmuts, Western Cape, South Africa


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My interest in the field of photography began in childhood, starting with film, then a ‘splatter’ of videography and finally the migration to DSLR photography.

I hope you enjoy viewing my interpretation of the Natural World through my lens.

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  • jesika
    jesikaover 2 years ago

    What a pretty butterbug, Macky, lovely image & insect

  • Thank you dear Jesika!!

    – Macky

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Dan MacKenzie
    Dan MacKenzieover 2 years ago

    Great shot Macky! I love the contrast between the subject and background.

  • Thanks Dan!!

    – Macky

  • Macky
    Mackyover 2 years ago

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture

  • Thank you Larry!!

    – Macky

  • Kate Adams
    Kate Adamsover 2 years ago

    There are no words Macky!!….absolutely stunning!!!!!!

  • Thank you dear Kate!!

    – Macky

  • labaker
    labakerover 2 years ago

    very nice………..

  • Thank you Larry!!

    – Macky

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaover 2 years ago


  • Thanks very much Karen!!

    – Macky

  • Carisma
    Carismaover 2 years ago

    Great background for this stunner!! Its lovely Macky!!

  • Thanks very much Carisma!!

    – Macky

  • Richard Adcock
    Richard Adcockover 2 years ago

    Super iamge – congrats for being featurd here!

  • Thank you Richard!!

    – Macky

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