Saturday, September 28, 2013

Thistle and Butterflies

Letting the photos speak for themselves today. Click on the first picture to enlarge and enjoy the slideshow.




Joining Today's Flowers, Camera Critters, and Weekly Top Shot.


33 comments:

ladyfi said...

How magical!

tradgardssurr said...

Beautiful! The combination of insects and flowers are my favorite photoshots!

Forest Dream Weaver said...

Beautiful images....thank you!

Happy weekend,
Ruby - STARRY UNIVERSE

Karen @ away for the weekend said...

Stunning images, Carletta!

Nicki said...

Seriously - WOW!

Carver said...

Lovely shots of the thistle and butterflies.

HOOTIN ANNI said...

So ver-r-r-r-y beautiful!!!

TexWisGirl said...

i LOOOOOOVVVVVVEEEEEE the thistle heads!

Beth @ E. Lizard Breath Speaks said...

beautiful shots, Carletta. i just love butterflies.

have a nice weekend. ( :

Phil Slade said...

A lovely Swallowtail Carletta, even though there is the tiniest tip missing.

Our photos said...

Beautiful are your photos!
Greetings, RW & SK

acreativeharbor.com said...

Beautiful nature photography ~ great post for CC ~ carol ^_^

DeniseinVA said...

Hi Carletta, thank you for sharing these gorgeous photos with Today's Flowers. Have a great day :)

Karen said...

And they spoke so well! Gorgeous!

Gunilla B├Ąck said...

Gorgeous photos!

don said...

A fine series with a beautiful flower and fine capture of the butterfly. Well done.

Gail Dixon (LaBelle) said...

The swallowtail is such a beauty. Well captured among the thistles. Great work!!!

Red said...

Great photo story in photos. Along with that is a theme color purple.

Madge Bloom said...

SO lovely, Carletta! I need to spend more time perfecting the use of my macro lens... Thank you for coming by sharing your creative photography on Weekly Top Shot #102!

Susan Cook said...

Lovely flower & butterflies - so colorful!

Coombe Mill said...

Great photos, I love that lane

bailey-road.com said...

Beautiful shots, Carletta.

eileeninmd said...

Carletta, I love your pretty butterfly and the flowers. Happy weekend to you!

Linda W. said...

Nice shots. Love the butterfly - great capture! Those buggers are hard to photograph.

Rose said...

No words are needed! Fabulous shots.

VioletSky said...

Beautiful photos - no words needed!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

And how beautifully they do speak! Perfect pictures. Love the slide-show format.

Terri Buster said...

Just beautiful!

diane b said...

Great shots you have found the sweet spot and nailed the DOF perfectly.

Betty Manousos said...

dear carletta,
such gorgeous shots!

excellently done!

have a great week ahead!
big hugs~

EG CameraGirl said...

Beautiful shots! No words needed.

NatureFootstep said...

a Swallowtail, raight? Love them they are so beautiful.

kelley jensen said...

seriously that was beautiful