Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant

This week we have been asked to share a photo of something vibrant.

This I will do……

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This little beauty is called the Blue Morpho for possibly obvious reasons but just look at his underside colouring……

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Still vibrant but in another way!

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The obligatory close up!

I was really surprised when I saw the Blue Morpho’s underside which

“is a dull brown color with many eyespots, providing camouflage against predators such as birds and insects when its wings are closed.”

I’m not sure I can agree that it is dull though!

That’s All!

See Ya xx

Weekly Photo Challenge: Optimistic 2

The challenge this week is to portray something that gives you a feeling of optimism!

On studying this set of photos I was left with a very optimistic feeling….if the butterflies are just getting on with it, then all’s right with the world!

Meet Nanette the Large Tree Nymph Butterfly!

Meet Nanette the Large Tree Nymph Butterfly!

 

Nanette is having a lovely time sitting upon flowers that enhance her beauty!

Nanette is having a lovely time sitting upon flowers that enhance her beauty!

 

Yep....I always do an extra close up!

Yep….I always do an extra close up!

 

Now it’s time to meet Neville the Large Tree Nymph Butterfly!

Lovely Neville stretching out on some rather pretty green leaves!

Lovely Neville stretching out on some rather pretty green leaves!

 

Obligatory close up......

Obligatory close up……

 

....followed by an even closer close up!

….followed by an even closer close up!

 

What’s happening here….Oh they have met each other and…….

I think they like each other....Nanette and Neville!

I think they like each other….Nanette and Neville!

 

Oh what a lovely pattern they are making!!!!

Oh what a lovely pattern they are making!!!!

 

Saucy Nanette and Neville!

Saucy Nanette and Neville!

 

That’s All!

See Ya xx

Weekly Photo Challenge: Oops!

This week we have been asked to share a photographic “Oops!” moment!

So here’s mine….

Picture the scene…..I’m at a butterfly house, enjoying taking shots of various butterflies…..

Ah!! Mr. A.N Owl Butterfly, how that green suits you!

Ah!! Mr. A.N Owl Butterfly, how that green suits you!

Then off he flies to a wall with me in hot pursuit thinking of wonderful opportunities for close ups!

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Then he’s off again….where has he gone???

Hold on a minute!!

He has chosen to land on my leg and move towards what in the UK we call my bum!!!

OOOOPS!!! He has chosen to land on my leg and move towards what in the UK we call my bum!!!

Cheeky!!

Cheeky!!

Cheekier!

Cheekier!

That’s All!

See Ya xx

Weekly Photo Challenge: Muse

This week’s challenge….Muse….

So what’s your muse — what subject do you turn to frequently, more inspired each time?

At this time of year…it’s those butterflies I can’t get enough of!

The small (and slightly upside down) tortoiseshell butterfly who can be found in the fields behind my house at this time of year.

The small (and slightly upside down) tortoiseshell butterfly who can be found in the fields behind my house at this time of year.

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The Marble White butterfly who loves the knapweed.

The Marble White butterfly who loves the knapweed.

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The Small Skipper with his beautiful vibrant orange and brown colouring.

The Small Skipper with his beautiful vibrant orange and brown colouring.

The Chalkhill Blue

The Chalkhill Blue

The Orange tip…not that you can see the orange tip!!

The Orange tip…not that you can see the orange tip!!

Butterflies…I have gazillions of photos of ’em!

That’s All!

See Ya xx