Colleen found this shy fellow peeking out at her among some Common Burdock wildflowers in Lakeside, Montana (USA). I love the way the sunlight shines through the butterfly’s wings and the edges of the flowers. I’m entering this in the Winged Insects challenge, hosted by the Shutterbugs group.
Photo taken in August, 2011 by Colleen Stubbert Emerson, with a Kodak EasyShare Z712 IS camera. This photo is “as is”, straight from the camera. Signature was added in Photoshop CS.