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Everytime I saw a butterfly on my walk the other day they flew before I could get too close. This guy however was on a bench quite away away. So I set the camera to Macro, zoomed in a little. And then brought it up and cropped it with Picasa. Not a bad photo I think in the end.

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Jul 16 2008 08:44 GMT abojovna PRO
Wonderful photo of butterflay! Love the pattern of wood too!
Jul 16 2008 08:47 GMT lizzieb
Virtually all the benches that are put in our woods, fields etc are make from fallen or cut down trees. We do not cut down trees for this, only for preservation or safety. There is a tiny fly on the bench too which I did not know about until I downloaded the photo! Thank you for your comments Claudia :-)))
Jul 16 2008 09:01 GMT marijke06
wonderful shot!
Jul 16 2008 09:06 GMT lizzieb
Thank you Marijke :-))
Jul 16 2008 09:16 GMT senna3
Perfect macro with a fine background!
Jul 16 2008 09:16 GMT lizzieb
Thank you very much Peter :-))
Jul 16 2008 13:49 GMT piskins72
great shot Lizzie!
Jul 16 2008 13:50 GMT lizzieb
Thank you my friend :-))
Jul 16 2008 14:50 GMT hans55 PRO
not bad at all ... very nice one !!
Jul 16 2008 17:18 GMT lizzieb
Thank you Hans :-))
Jul 16 2008 18:05 GMT mcdonegal1 PRO
Great find and shot Lizzie!
Jul 16 2008 18:06 GMT lizzieb
Thank you again my friend - I am lucky I am longsighted!!
Jul 16 2008 20:08 GMT lynnj04
lovely capture Lizzie, my butterfly shots usually come out blurred this is a very good one :-))
Jul 16 2008 20:19 GMT lizzieb
Thank you Lynn - some of the photos were blurred but this one wasn't. Luckily. I always check and change my settings if not happy till I think I have got it right. And considering it is only a smallish butterfly and a good few feet away I am pleased with the results!
Jul 17 2008 09:41 GMT eleni78 PRO
Jul 18 2008 08:08 GMT crunch61
The wood of the bench really brings out the colour of the butterfly, i like it :-))
Jul 18 2008 10:52 GMT lizzieb
Thank you so much Elani.:-))
Jul 18 2008 10:53 GMT lizzieb
Thank you too Dennis my friend :-))
Aug 03 2008 10:09 GMT lincspur
nice picture lizzie i love butterflies and this is a cracker :-)
Aug 03 2008 11:17 GMT lizzieb
Thank you very much Lincspur :))