Wordless Wednesday

Great Spangled Fritillary (Speyeria cybele)

Great Spangled Fritillary (Speyeria cybele)

About Eliza Waters

Gardener, writer, photographer, naturalist
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50 Responses to Wordless Wednesday

  1. This may be Wordless Wednesday but there is no way someone can look at that photo and not say – spectacular! Applause for the photographer. 🙂

  2. Walking My Path: Mindful Wanderings in Nature says:

    Wow, Eliza! What a great shot!!! I love fritillaries. Really really wonderful capture.
    Mary

    • Eliza Waters says:

      Thank you, Mary, it was so hungry, it was pretty easy to catch a shot of it. We’re blessed to have lots of fritillaries (because we have lots of violets, their host plant). Love that cycle! 😉

  3. dorannrule says:

    Oh my! The contrast in color and the beauty of each element make for true artistry. Lovely Eliza. Just lovely.

  4. M E Cheshier says:

    Beautiful! What a shot!

  5. M E Cheshier says:

    Reblogged this on Travels with Mary and commented:
    Beautiful!

  6. ladygrace33 says:

    Wow..what a stunning picture Eliza

  7. Robin says:

    Oh my gosh, Eliza. This is such a gorgeous shot. Applause, applause! ❤

  8. Joanne says:

    Oh, how beautiful! No words required…. 🙂

  9. Val Boyko says:

    Such a lovely capture Eliza 🙂

  10. makingcamp says:

    Very nice spread!

  11. mk says:

    Beautiful clarity & color contrast

  12. Sue Vincent says:

    Wonderful shot! 🙂

  13. frances42015 says:

    Stunning capture Eliza ✨✨✨

  14. Jewels says:

    Absolutely stunning!

  15. Kathy Sturr says:

    What a beautiful capture Eliza! Beautiful subject matter, too.

  16. ladyfi says:

    A fabulous shot!

  17. Carol Taylor says:

    Just chanced upon your blog and what a lovely shot 🙂

  18. Debra says:

    Brava! A perfect shot.

  19. W.H. SIM says:

    gorgeous closeup. I wish the butterflies would be this patient with me! 🙂

    • Eliza Waters says:

      Thanks! A hungry butterfly on a delectable flower makes a great subject! 😉 I’ve had better luck with shots taken early in the day rather than later. But butterflies are notorious flutterers, aren’t they? 🙂

      • W.H. SIM says:

        they are indeed … and even harder to photograph than hummingbirds! the hummingbird hawkmoth seems to visit our garden only in the evenings … so I’ve never managed to get a clear still of it. 😦

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