Yellow Tiger Swallowtail  by shutterbug2010

Followed this beauty around the Lyndale Park Rose Gardens, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Shot with my Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Featured in: The Best of Anything and Everything , Alphabet Soup , Bees, Butterflies, Etc. , Canon Photography Only

Challenges resulting in 9 Top Tens

As of 11/28/13 803 Views, 12 Favorites

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  • Rose Gallik
    Rose Gallikover 4 years ago

    So Beautiful! Amazing Capture!!

  • Thanks Rose, this was the first chase of the day, among many!!

    – shutterbug2010

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago

    Beautiful!!!!! Have you entered Midwestern United States Photography’s Challenge, “Beautiful Birds and Butterflies?” Don’t forget to submit this wonderful image into the group first!! :-)

  • Thanks Lorilee, I didn’t know about it, but I will get it into that challenge, I appreciate the tip!!! ;~)

    – shutterbug2010

  • duncandragon
    duncandragonover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous capture!

  • Thanks Duncan!!!

    – shutterbug2010

  • jules572
    jules572over 4 years ago

    I have to agree with the Peechez, this sure is a BEAUTY and looks lovely framed. Hope it does well for you…Jules

  • Thanks Jules, I felt lucky to have this be one of my first discoveries at the garden, first among several that is!

    – shutterbug2010

  • Rick  Friedle
    Rick Friedleover 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture!

  • Thanks Rick!!!

    – shutterbug2010

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago

    Congratulations!! Your BEAUTIFUL image has placed in the TOP TEN of Midwestern United States Photography’s “Beautiful Birds and Butterflies” Challenge!!

  • Thanks Lorilee, I’m honored to finish alongside such great contenders!!! The Yellow Swallowtail seemed to be a popular subject for this challenge!!

    – shutterbug2010

  • Karen Stackpole
    Karen Stackpoleover 4 years ago

    A Wonderful Image

  • Thanks so much Karen, I’m honored to be among such good company!!!

    – shutterbug2010

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations on fine feature, 13/04/2011….Shirley

  • Hi Shirley!! Thanks so much for choosing this shot for a feature, this is one of my favorite butterfly pics, I’m happy and honored to have it acknowledged here!! Thanks for adding a smile to my day!! ;~)

    – shutterbug2010

  • 3Cavaliers
    3Cavaliersabout 4 years ago

    An absolute stunner, well done

  • Thank you very much!!

    – shutterbug2010

  • peechez2010
    peechez2010about 4 years ago

    Oh this is perfect. The shot and seeing it get this feature. Congratulations my sweet shutterbug. I am very proud of you. I can hardly wait to visit the butterflies again :D Love and hugs, Forever, Your Peach

  • Thanks Peach, I’ve always loved this shot, looking forward to the pursuit of all of our little winged friends this Spring! Love and hugs, Forever, Your Shutterbug

    – shutterbug2010

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