Common Australian Crow – Euploea core corinna
FAMILY NYMPHALIDAE (also called Oleander Crow). Knowing my luck, the one time I see a butterfly not fussed about moving any time soon and I was just about to leave the house! Still managed to capture a few shots, hopefully he will come back to visit soon :)

Taken in Brisbane, Australia.

ISO: 100
Aperture: f/8
Shutter speed: 1/50 (with in-built flash)

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Shelley Warbrooke Photography shows the beauty and awe of nature, however small the subject or however vast the landscape. She is always filled with a passion to capture just how amazing the world is. She feels a familiarity with nature, even though in modern society it is vastly overlooked.

“Nature is our roots” she says, “and we need to find our way back.”

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  • Jason Asher
    Jason Asherabout 5 years ago

    Nice detail and wing color, and nice comp too. Would make a nice print I reckon.

  • Thanks my love, I think so too! Would be a nice one for grandma :) hehe.

    – Shelley Warbrooke

  • studioboganne
    studioboganneabout 5 years ago

    you’re too good at this (I had the same trouble with Rick and Bernadette)


  • I’m doing better now I’ve discovered the magic of flash! Just really brings out the details perfectly. I’m surprised I got a worthwhile shot considering I only took about 3 shots like this and one close up of its wing (he was also actually upside down, thank heavens for rotate image eh).

    Rick and Bernadette??

    – Shelley Warbrooke

  • Mark Robson
    Mark Robsonabout 5 years ago

    Superb macro….wonderful detail and colour :))

  • Thanks Mark, so glad you like it mate! :)

    – Shelley Warbrooke

  • Laddie Halupa
    Laddie Halupaabout 5 years ago

  • Thank you so very Laddie, I really appreciate that! :)

    – Shelley Warbrooke

  • Gail Bridger
    Gail Bridgerabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful…& congratulations!!

  • Thanks Gail :)

    – Shelley Warbrooke

  • Jadon
    Jadonabout 5 years ago

    Absolute stunner.

  • Cheers Jase, thanks for the kind words my friend!

    – Shelley Warbrooke

  • David's Photoshop
    David's Photoshopabout 5 years ago

    Great shot Shelley, well done and congratulations on being featured.
    David xx

  • Thanks a bunch David, appreciate it!

    – Shelley Warbrooke

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtabout 5 years ago

    WOW…. Simply stunning!! :D

  • Thanks so much Cee :D And for the favourite hoorah!

    – Shelley Warbrooke

  • Pam Moore
    Pam Mooreabout 5 years ago

    Awesome butterfly image!! Great shot Shelley

  • Thanks Pam, I couldn’t believe how vivid and natural his/her colouring was.

    – Shelley Warbrooke

  • Deborah  Benoit
    Deborah Benoitabout 5 years ago

    Fasbulous light and clarity!!

  • Thank you Deborah!

    – Shelley Warbrooke

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