Taken on the scrubby bank at the back of my house, this pairing happened infront of me i was trying for the male sunning him self on a leaf when the female flew past he zoomed after her and made the conection and carried her under cover into a bush to have some quiet time,
so dark in there i needed to use the flash to get a picture.
They are Gatekeepers ( Pyronia tithonus )for more details folow this link please to a previous post
Adjustments Saturation +8
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kikvel (4784) 2004-07-23 21:23
Salio un poco fuera de foco, pero como mencionas necesitaste el flash!
Siempre me gustan tus fotos de naturaleza, por algo estas en mi lista de favoritos.
Marcie (345) 2004-07-23 22:07
They have funny name, and their posing is excellent. Good moment, Robert!
Esox (252) 2004-07-24 12:24
Well composed shot, with interesting light.
Well done, Robert!
Japie (72) 2004-07-24 15:30
Good detail and note - espessialy because it was dark - Well Taken - Japie
alford (3981) 2005-09-01 6:04
Hi Robert! Beautiful capture of these butterflies mating! The green colors and sharpness are wonderful! They sure have a very interesting name. Informative notes to go with your good composition! rgds.
Cricri (111515) 2005-09-26 13:22
Bonjour Robert, Belles couleurs et joli détails,
- Copyright: Robert Brown (RobBrown) (1797)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2004-07-19
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Sony DSC F707, Carl Zeiss 2.2-48.5
- Exposure: f/8, 1/160 seconds
- Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2004-07-23 18:54