American Lady by cjwhite

American Lady

This is one of the butterflies that I wasn't able to capture last year. I think some butterflies are prettier closed than open.

Thank you so very much for the lovely responses to yesterday's mockingbirds!!! It really made my day! :0)
Stunning capture!
April 26th, 2012  
Beautiful
April 26th, 2012  
Amazing pattern and colors on this butterfly
April 26th, 2012  
That is downright psychedelic. Whoa.
April 26th, 2012  
What a beautiful butterfly. So glad you were able to capture it.
April 26th, 2012  
Stunning capture Carolyn
April 26th, 2012  
beautiful
April 26th, 2012  
Pam
oh how lovely! :)
April 26th, 2012  
Just look at that pattern. Gorgeous!
April 26th, 2012  
Amazing capture.
April 26th, 2012  
Beautiful! I'm glad that you finally captured one !
April 26th, 2012  
Beautiful capture!
April 26th, 2012  
gorgeous capture...the natural lighting is beautiful
April 26th, 2012  
beautiful patterns on the wings!
April 26th, 2012  
Oh my, oh my! She looks like someone has painted the patterns on her wings! Beautiful!
April 26th, 2012  
Pretty butterfly and shot!
April 26th, 2012  
This is a stunning butterfly. Nice details.
April 26th, 2012  
Beautiful butterfly! Love the detail!
April 26th, 2012  
Dang how did I miss all these beautiful /butterfly's..I have been out for too Long!! Just cathching up now and have to give you a FAV ! Love them all!!
April 26th, 2012  
Wonderful capture Carolyn. Very crisp focus.
April 26th, 2012  
Great capture
April 26th, 2012  
I love your butterfly photos, Carolyn. This butterfly is especially beautiful!
April 26th, 2012  
Lovely detail.
April 26th, 2012  
Butterflies are strange looking little critters when you see them up this close.
April 26th, 2012  
@rach_who LOL! Yes, they are! :0)
April 26th, 2012  
Stunning! Amazing details!
April 26th, 2012  
You are the Butterfly Lady. They are always so gorgeous
April 26th, 2012  
I saw a dress today with this color scheme and pattern, and thought it was lovely...but it looks much better on the butterfly :)
April 26th, 2012  
This is gorgeous! May I ask what lens you use?
April 26th, 2012  
Stunning capture!
April 26th, 2012  
Wow! Brilliant and stunning sharpness. Great capture.
April 26th, 2012  
precious....they come to us from africa and i think they are very beautiful on both sides.
April 26th, 2012  
Gorgeous butterfly, love the detail and the DOF ... thank you for voting for me in the Top 5, the competition is a bit tough LOL!!!
April 26th, 2012  
Just gorgeous - I love those wing spots!
April 26th, 2012  
Stunning capture of a beautiful butterfly!
April 26th, 2012  
Lovely pattern of colors. Wonderful shot!
April 26th, 2012  
Great color and dof!
April 26th, 2012  
Lovely!
April 26th, 2012  
So Very Beautiful! Yes, I like some butterflies when the wings are closed. The colors and markings are just gorgeous! Fabulous shot, Carolyn!
April 26th, 2012  
gosh...perfect
April 26th, 2012  
Fav - such gorgeous intricate designs there. How beautiful!
April 26th, 2012  
Wow-- Fav!
April 26th, 2012  
Absolutely gorgeous! FAV!
April 26th, 2012  
Beautiful shot!
April 26th, 2012  
Amazingly beautiful butterfly, Carolyn. Wonderful find and capture.
April 26th, 2012  
Stunting , a Fav.
April 26th, 2012  
Wonderful close up capture!!
April 26th, 2012  
Cool shot! I like the colors and detail.
April 26th, 2012  
@dyingviolet Thank you! I used a Canon 75-300mm zoom lens.
April 26th, 2012  
Beautiful! You are the butterfly Queen! :)
April 26th, 2012  
beauty FULL!
April 27th, 2012  
Love it!
April 27th, 2012  
Stunning capture and a fav for me. Yes, some a prettier on one side than the other. We have one that looks like a dead leaf when it's open and is quite beautiful when the wings are closed.
April 27th, 2012  
Another beautiful capture, I can always get an ooooohhhhhhh or an
aaaaaahhhhhhhh out of my mouth after I look thru your stuff. Congrats on the PP
April 27th, 2012  
Oh, that's beautiful!
April 28th, 2012  
just beautiful against the green
April 30th, 2012  
Nice shot I see these "ladies" all the time & I always have to take a shot.
April 30th, 2012  
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