Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Orange and Purple

Palmer's Metalmark on Rambling Milkweed


walking
with a butterfly
here I too pause

~Jane Reichhold, A Dictionary of Haiku

26 comments:

Sylvia K said...

What an exquisite capture, Diane!! Beautiful flowers and butterfly, delightful colors and superb composition! Hope your week is going well! Enjoy!

Sylvia

Betty Manousos@ Cut and Dry said...

beyond beautiful!

amazing composition and soo beautiful colours!

xo

Barb said...

Great composition, Diane!

Martha Z said...

Simply beautiful!

Jo said...

Exquisite butterfly and plant colours, Diane. And so well composed. Hope you're having a wonderful week. Greetings, Jo

Gaelyn said...

Spectacular, all the way around.

Icy BC said...

That is such a beautiful capture, and the milkweed is so unique! I haven't seen one like that before.

Loree said...

That photos just mesmerised me, it is so beautiful.

shirley said...

What a marvellous photo , from being in the right place at the right time.

lifeisaroadtrip said...

We do like our orange and purple here. What a magnificent photo!

Magpie said...

What an awesome photo! It looks like something preserved under glass. Crystal clear.

betchai said...

oh wow, what a beautiful composition

ladydazy said...

Beautiful shot!!!

angryparsnip said...

Quite Lovely !

I love writing Haiku, so intriguing.

cheers, parsnip

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Wonderful photo. I really like your border also... really adds to the photo.

Thérèse said...

Such an harmony!
Butterfly and milkweed made for each other.

Amin said...

Wonderful photo!

Darla said...

Spectacular! And here I was missing the Monarch and Milkweed of Maine...no need to now! :-)

EG Wow said...

Such a lovely butterfly in shades of brown and bits of orange! Rambling milkweed? I've never heard of that type. The blossoms are very pretty close up.

Autumn Belle said...

The butterfly is of similar colour hues with the milkweed. Haiku is good.

Lindy MacDuff said...

Diane, I am always impressed with your photography but I think you've outdone yourself this time. This image is magnificent!

Amin said...

Hello! Unique butterfly...

Lrong said...

Excellent capture...

Κωστής Τζαγκαράκης said...

Beautiful.
The flower and the butterfly.
Costas

Amin said...

Nice!

Splendid Little Stars said...

so beautiful!