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Vacation in Tirol – series

Orange-black butterfly on purple thistle flower –
photographed along the path during our hike to Fallenschein, Tirol, Austria

ID-me :

Any help with identifying what species of butterfly this is, would be greatly appreciated!

Technical details
Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
smc Pentax-DA 18-55 lens
Exposure 1/60 sec, f. 13 mm
focal length 55 mm , ISO 200
Date: June 26, 2012

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Steppeland (pseudonym) is a Flemish photographer, living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Her main area’s of interest are Nature Photography, Street photography and Photojournalism. Recently she also explores different digital art techniques, mainly based on her own photographs.
More of her work can be seen at DeviantArt and 500px

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  • steppeland
    steppelandover 2 years ago


  • – steppeland

  • PhotoTamara
    PhotoTamaraover 2 years ago

    Excellent composition… A very beautiful butterfly, well done !

  • Thank you so much, Tamara, for your visit and kind compliment!

    – steppeland

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Thank you, Ray!

    – steppeland

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    WONDERFUL capture

  • Thanks, Larry! :)

    – steppeland

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 2 years ago

    18 July 2012 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • Thank you, Konstantinos!

    – steppeland

  • patcheah
    patcheahover 2 years ago

    Fabulous capture of this beautiful butterfly! Love the patterns and colours!

  • Thank you so much, my friend, for your visit and great feed back!

    – steppeland

  • Sandra Fortier
    Sandra Fortier9 months ago

    Lovely capture of both butterfly and flower!!

  • Thank you, Sandra, for the kind comment!

    – steppeland

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