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Sunday, August 10, 2014

Silent Sunday...Butterfly





TheBoyandMe's 365 Linky

50 comments:

  1. Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly Neesie... I'm going to get you under the Trades Description Act - she's enormous LOL!!! :) So beautiful...
    Happy Sunday to you all
    Wren xx

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    1. Oh you got me there for a minute Wren... I wondered what I'd done wrong ;)
      He hitched a ride on my car windscreen. Obviously feeling lazy
      Happy Sunday to you all too. I'll be across as soon as I can so have the kettle on
      xoxo

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  2. stunning capture, love how you can see all the detail of his furry spine #MySundayPhoto

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    1. He is a furry wee thing isn't he
      Thanks for stopping by... enjoy your Sunday ;D

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  3. Wow! That is perfect!
    What camera and lens?
    :)

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    1. Hehe... thanks Laura,
      I had to be quick so it was taken on my phone and then edited
      Great to have you stop by ~ have a great Sunday ;D

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  4. What beautiful detail. You never really get to see it all when a butterfly flits by! Enjoy your Sunday! Hugs, Diane

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    1. The detail was incredible and I was just thankful that he stayed still whilst I captured him ;D
      Happy Sunday to you too

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  5. That is such an impressive shot. I doubt I could get that much detail and get so close with my camera.

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    1. I just held my breath (which I know you're not supposed to do when taking a photo) and hoped he wouldn't decide to fly away ;)
      Thanks for visiting my place and I hope you're enjoying your Sunday

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  6. Wow, what a beautiful picture!
    Have a great new week :-)

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    1. Thanks Mascha,
      I was pleased he sat still for me to capture him ;)
      Happy Sunday to you and thanks for stopping by once again

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  7. Oh wow that is a great capture! Such detail!!

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    1. Thanks Fozia,
      I was pleased with the outcome ;D
      Thanks for visiting my place... enjoy your Sunday

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  8. Wow! That is absolutely stunning!

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    1. Thanks Kim,
      I hope you're having a lovely Sunday.
      We're at the start of the ex-hurricane Bertha and it's pouring with rain at the moment. It's a good opportunity to visit all the Silent Sunday links ;D

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  9. Wow! I've never seen such a hairy butterfly! Except for the colorful wings i would have sworn he was a moth! Great shot! Hugs! deb

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    1. A hairy butterfly... lol... yes Deb, I suppose he is rather hairy isn't he ;D
      Thanks for visiting once again. I hope your Sunday is going well.
      Enjoy xoxo

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    1. Hehe... thanks ;D
      I was just thankful he sat still long enough
      Have a great Sunday evening
      xoxo

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  11. Envy you for being such a great photographer. Amazing pic

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    1. Oh wow... you've blown me away with your lovely compliment
      I'm grinning from ear to ear :D
      You've made my day.
      Enjoy your Sunday evening and thanks for stopping by

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  12. Beautiful!! You really did get close! :)

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    1. Thanks Rita,
      He was just sitting on my car windscreen and didn't look like he wanted to go anywhere... so I was able to get in close ;D
      I hope you have a great Sunday evening
      xoxo

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  13. Perfect capture. What a stunning little butterfly!

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    1. Isn't he just ;D
      Thanks for your visit... enjoy your Sunday evening

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  14. What an incredible capture, so much detail it's amazing

    Thank you for linking up

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    1. I was very pleased with the final shot Darren,
      Enjoy your Sunday evening and thanks for visiting my place... I know that you have such a lot of visiting to get through.
      You're link up is great fun... thanks ;D

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  15. That is an amazing spectacular shot Nessie! I see butterflies & dragonflies but they won't sit still! We have Monarchs, Peacocks and a brown one regularly in our garden, love them :)

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    1. Thanks for your lovely comment,
      I usually have trouble photographing butterflies too but this little chap surprisingly kept still.
      I hope you're enjoying your Sunday evening ;D
      Thanks for visiting

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    1. Thanks Boo,
      Maybe I'll get to paint him one day ;D
      I hope your Sunday's going well and you're ready for a fun packed creative week ahead.
      xoxo

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  17. Beautiful capture, I love the colours #mysundayphoto

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    1. They are vibrant colours.
      I've seen quite a few visiting our garden over the last few weeks... but this chap hitched a ride home on my car windscreen.
      Have a great week and thanks for stopping by ;D

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  18. Beautiful.. love the colors too! Have a great week ahead!

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    1. Thanks MumLee, for your comment and visit
      I hope you have a great week too ;D

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  19. Wow! What an incredible close up, the details and colours are just stunning x

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    1. Thanks Sara,
      I was pleased with the result ;D
      Have a great week and thanks for visiting my place

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  20. Incredible! The detail you captured is amazing...

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    1. Aww thanks Minnemie,
      It brightened my day for sure ;D
      Great to have you pop by.
      I hope you have a wonderful week xoxo

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  21. Hello lovely lady. I've crawled out from the depths of the mole kingdom - the eyes are still adjusting! How lovely for them to be greeted with the splendour of this spectacular critter.
    I see though I need to pop the kettle on - I've got some catching up to do! Lucky I have cake too! :-) ♥♥♥

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    1. Well hello to you too ;D
      I'm so happy that you've come to visit and like what you see.
      If I'd have known you were coming I'd have made a cuppa
      Take care and we'll chat again soon
      xoxo

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  22. Whoa! Thats an amazing shot. The details are exemplary! Amazing! #mysundayphoto

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    1. Thanks so much for your lovely comment.
      I'm now grinning from ear to ear :D
      I hope you're having a great week. Thanks for stopping by

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  23. oh wow, fantastic detail! great shot

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    1. Thanks ;D
      Hopefully I'll be able to have another good shot for next Sunday

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  24. Love the details on this, such a great macro shot.

    Thanks for linking up to Project 365.

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    1. It was my pleasure... Link ups are fun and a great opportunity to meet new people
      Thanks for hosting ;D

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  25. WOW the detail in that photo is amazing x

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    1. Whoops sorry Jane,
      I nearly missed your comment and here we are nearly Sunday once again.
      Thanks for stopping by. Have fun and enjoy your Sunday whatever you have planned
      ;D

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