Map of Gold by Rosemary Sobiera


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502 Views, October 10, 2013

Featured in Black With A Hint of Colour Group, Dec. 8, 2012
Featured in Plain Backgrounds Group, February 15, 2013

Panasonic DMC-FZ4
f/4 1/320 sec. ISO-64 Focal length 49 mm
Background removed, sized and signed in Photoshop Elements 9.
I found this flying jewel on a visit to California. It is the Common Buckeye Butterfly.


butterfly, jewel, gold, california

Born and raised in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Married with 3 daughters, 3 grandsons and 4 granddaughters. Retired elementary school teacher and travel consultant. Celebrated 50th wedding anniversary in 2012!

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  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 1 year ago

    Natures Paintbrush Group
    Beautiful Work

  • Thanks so much, Ann. Glad you like this! :)

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • MarianBendeth
    MarianBendethover 1 year ago

    Look at that beauty! Gorgeous work Rosemary!

  • Thanks Marian! Really appreciate your comment! Glad you like this! :)

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • Cynthia Broomfield
    Cynthia Broomf...over 1 year ago

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumover 1 year ago

    Congratulations – Dec. 8th 2012 – Shirley

  • Thanks, Shirley! I really appreciate this feature! Thanks for the honour! :) BTW, enjoy your visit with your daughter and Merry Christmas! :)

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 1 year ago

    Nicely done! Simply beautiful!

  • Thank you, Angie! I really appreciate your comment and am glad you like this! :)

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • Sally Green
    Sally Greenover 1 year ago

    Huge congratulations! This image is so superb we have featured it in the Plain Backgrounds group! ( 15th feb 2013) Forum topic here
    Sally X

  • Thank you so much for this honour, Sally! I really appreciate it! :)

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • PatChristensen
    PatChristensenover 1 year ago

    Beautiful capture well done :)Pat

  • Thanks for the lovely comment and for dropping by, Pat! Glad you like this! :)

    – Rosemary Sobiera

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