Thursday, August 21, 2008

Butterflies and such


Hosted by Cecily and MamaGeek



Here is another post with a line of photos from our trip to Hollins farm. This time looking at butterflies and bugs in that line ;-)

You can see the previous post on sunflowers right here.

Not that I am really the big expert on butterflies but Thanks to Cliff I now know that the next two photos is of the female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.







Here's a pretty orange one. Not knowing the name of it but hey let's call it Bob ;-)





And finally a couple of close ups made with a 105mm macro I borrowed from Cliff just to see how it works... yeah it's ... man it sure would be nice to have one of those ;-)





13 comments:

CrackerJacks said...

Beautiful photos! I did a bunch of butterfly shots last weekend too! They are so fun to photograph!

tommie said...

Those last ones are amazing. I think a macro lens is my next investment!

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Cecily R said...

Wow, those are really REALLY amazing. Oh, how I need a macro lens!

Cafe Mommy - said...

What beautiful photos..the first 2 are my favorite. Such beautiful creatures...what a fantastic farm. Such patience to take these shots! Thanks for sharing.

Jacki said...

I gotta print some of these off for my cubicle art this weekend.

MamaGeek said...

I love love love these shots Peter. I've been trying like mad to get a good macro buttterfly shot to no avail. You NAILED these!

Killlashandra said...

Beautiful beautiful butterflies! Lovely shots. Makes me miss the fact I haven't gotten back to the butterfly pavilion again this summer. It's so much fun when they land on you and drink the salt off your skin.

Thanks for stopping by! My husband's hand continues to be a downer, especially as the ortho doc did not cast it on Monday like he said he would....

Chris said...

I really like that last photo. What a great perspective. I wish I had the patience to get this close.

Susan said...

Great shots! I love butterflies and managed to catch a shot of one a couple weeks ago, but it was not nearly as good as your shots.

Golightly said...

I like BOB, works for me. but that's coming from someone who has a laptop named Frankie and a Desktop named Chuck. True Story.

BTW, did I say I loved the flowers last week? I did.

It's been a crazy week.

lisaschaos said...

Pretty! I love catching butterflies. :)

Shireen said...

They are all absolutely lovely!! I always find it hard to get good butterfly shots but you truly nailed it. Awesome! :-)

Carrie and Troy Keiser said...

I love the swallow tail, very pretty butterfly!