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I think this is a Blue Morpho Butterfly which belongs to the family of Owls; I photographed it at the Insectarium on Canal Street in New Orleans, Louisiana, where butterflies flutter happily in a controlled environment, light on people’s shoulders (and on my toes), and bring smiles to every face. The only downside was the high heat and humidity. It kept the butterflies happy, but my eyeglasses and camera lenses kept fogging up! Still, it was worth the joy of the experience.

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  • photosbylefty
    photosbyleftyabout 6 years ago

    spectacular!

  • bamagirl38
    bamagirl38about 6 years ago

    Wow ! This is gorgeous !!!!

  • coffeetea
    coffeeteaabout 6 years ago

    beautiful ! d backgroud goes so well .

  • Gregg Williams
    Gregg Williamsabout 6 years ago

    Very good capture of this Blue Morpho Bonnie. I have the same problem at the Butterfly House in St. Louis with my glasses and lens fogging up.

  • MaryMina
    MaryMinaabout 6 years ago

    Another beautiful butterfly. Could you advise a beginner what prgramme you use to put the butterfly on a different background? Would the same programme wipe out unwanted clutter and fill in the gaps sympathetically? LOL

  • budrfli
    budrfliabout 6 years ago

    just gorgeous fantstic color!

  • Krys Bailey
    Krys Baileyabout 6 years ago

    Stunning details and colours – I like the way the background tones mimic the butterfly’s colours! Wonderful work, Bonnie! ;o)

  • Lesley  Hill
    Lesley Hillabout 6 years ago

    Beautiful nature complemented by your skills! Lovely work!

  • jesika
    jesikaabout 6 years ago

    A beautiful beauty, lovely shot, Bonnie.
    All is well here, thank you for your concern & prayers.
    j

  • Jonicool
    Jonicoolabout 6 years ago

    No fair…I have been wanting to go there since it opened!! I hope you took lots of pics :) This one is wonderful…and love the bg!

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