Butterfly

I found this butterfly this morning when walking my dogs at the local football field.  It was on the ground, cold, damp and a bit slow…..I picked it up, placed it on my woolly sleeve where it could hang on, and brought it home, where I placed it on this Aquilegia flower.  I hope it is able to warm up and fly away…..

Taken with my Canon 550D and EF 100 mm 1:2.8 macro lens using a tripod.

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7 responses

  1. A kind deed rewarded with some rather nice poses for the camera.

    November 2, 2012 at 12:20 pm

  2. poppytump

    I second VQ ! 🙂

    November 2, 2012 at 6:50 pm

    • Thanks so much, it was a lucky find.

      November 3, 2012 at 11:41 am

  3. Wonderful!

    November 2, 2012 at 10:33 pm

    • Thanks so much!

      November 3, 2012 at 11:40 am

  4. Very beautiful! Poor thing, she must ave been really cold, they usually are very hard to get more than one quick photograph.
    Great work!

    November 3, 2012 at 7:39 pm

  5. eremophila

    A great choice of flower for contrasting with the butterfly.

    November 7, 2012 at 8:16 am

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