I really enjoy photographing butterflies. Not only because they are relatively easy to find. I also find butterflies to be one of the most delicate and attractive insects.


short tailed blue butterfly Kurzschwänzige Bläuling

Vertical Short Tailed Blue

common blue butterfly

Common Blue

Common Blue butterflies Mating

Common Blue Mating

The first two images are both of the Short Tailed Blue Butterfly. Which after a bit of research is apparently quite a rare find in the Würzburg region.
The following two are both of the more Common, Common Blue Butterfly.


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    Arnd 04/01/2013

    Superb captures of the butterflies. Love the clarity and the uncluttered backgrounds of the images.

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    fabrizio 07/01/2013

    just splendid!!!!!

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    Beau Mitchell 09/01/2013

    Great colour and detail in all of the photos. 🙂

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    david kleinert 10/01/2013

    Wow…wonderful butterfly macros, well composed, sharp with really nice colour 🙂

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