Gentle Giant

© Jeff Robinson

Gentle Giant

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 09, 2012

Amazing capture, Jeff. Fantastic clarity and details on this beauty. #1485372

Gord MacEachern level-deluxe September 09, 2012

A winner in my book Jeff!!! #10315051

Shirley Sicurello level-classic September 09, 2012

Beautiful, Jeff. #10315063

Anita Hogue September 09, 2012

WOW, this is absolutely perfection, Jeff! #10315065

Val Feldman level-deluxe September 09, 2012

Finally! Cool weather for TX...breathe it in deeply, Jeff and then, send some of your beautiful Gentle Giants - great title - down my way! :) Gorgeous capture - wonderful clarity, beautiful color and details! #10315089

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic September 09, 2012

Excellent clarity,composition and capture with beautiful background,Jeff!! #10315106

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 09, 2012

Outstanding details, comp. and capture, Jeff. #10315125

Jack Gaskin September 09, 2012

To say you nailed this would be an understatement

Fabulous Macro

Jack #10315233

Tiia Vissak September 09, 2012

a wonderful close-up! #10315276

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe September 09, 2012

Strictly fabulous in every way, Jeff!!, #10315278

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 09, 2012

Beautiful capture Jeff. We had a lot of these guys this summer, and they're not really supposed to be in NY, so it was a treat #10315293

Dayna Cain level-classic September 09, 2012

Absolutely amazing clarity. Perfect! #10315340

Julie Burnett September 09, 2012

How beautiful, Jeff!! Amazing colors, clarity and composition, perfect!! #10315384

Robert R. Goodman level-addict September 09, 2012

Hi Jeff,That is beautiful and a favorite my friend.I haven't had much luck with butterflies this year!!!! #10315448

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe September 09, 2012

Not an easy catch, yet you make it look so. #10315480

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic September 09, 2012

Incredible focus and detail. Very Beautiful. Outstanding close-up work Jeff! A Fav! #10315486

Susan Williams level-classic September 09, 2012

Excellence! Amazing details and a beautiful blur. Very nice work, Jeff! #10315499

Jyri Vissak September 09, 2012

I agree with my daughter. Well done! #10315510

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 09, 2012

Agree with all the above, Jeff! Exceptional in every way & good luck, my friend!
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Katherine Kuhn level-classic September 09, 2012

Wonderful capture, Jeff! Outstanding color & details -- he's just perfect! #10315657

Mike Clime September 09, 2012

Excellent capture, colors and details, Jeff! #10315709

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 09, 2012

FANTASTIC macro work Jeff, a real beauty contest here between the flower and the swallow tail, WTG!!! <>< #10315757

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 09, 2012

Exquisite detail and focus Jeff. Send the cool breezes and butterflies down Del Rio way my friend. #10315772

John Connolly September 09, 2012

A fantastic capture and excellent DD work Jeff! You have excelled yourself with this one! #10315904

Stephen Zacker September 09, 2012

Wow! Just Outstanding, Jeff #10315909

Lorraine A. Cook September 09, 2012

Still humid in Philly...but the weather is improving!

What a GORGEOUS butterfly...STUNNING COLOR and CAPTURE, Jeff!!<:)) #10316028

Cathy Barrows September 09, 2012

So pretty #10316144

Barbara Waldoch level-classic September 09, 2012

Perfect! #10316203

Ann Coates level-classic September 09, 2012

An incredible shot Jeff. I have been out photographing flowers this morning and have had so much trouble keeping the flower in focus and here you have managed to keep flower and butterfly so sharp. I hope we see this again. #10316264

Robert K. Bemus level-classic September 09, 2012

Beautiful color and capture, Jeff!! #10316323

Renee Doyle level-classic September 09, 2012

Excellent detail and colour!!! Wonderful macro Jeff!!! #10316349

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 09, 2012

perfection! #10316357

Douglas Pignet September 10, 2012

Wonderful capture with great details...well done #10316423

frank w. degenhardt level-classic September 10, 2012

WOW Jeff! This is one beautiful butterfly. When I saw the thumbnail, this beauty stood out. You really got the colors so vivid, so powerful but at the same time you never sacrificed the sharpness of the details of its features. Can't go wrong with butterflies and flowers. Such a gorgeous picture my friend. #10316427

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 10, 2012

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! #10316475

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe September 10, 2012

Very lovely - a wonderful image, Jeff! #10316763

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe September 10, 2012

Exquisite detail and clarity, beautiful colors....superbly capture, Jeff! #10316772

Jodi Zimmer September 10, 2012

wow! This is extraordinary Jeff..absolutely exquisite #10316830

Ken Jarvis September 10, 2012

Excellent detail and presentation, Jeff! #10317080

Marijana Fajgl level-classic September 10, 2012

Outstanding capture, Jeff! #10317092

Rony Sagy September 10, 2012

Very cool capture. #10317116

Terry Cervi level-classic September 10, 2012

Fantatic dof and such wonderful detail in the butterfly and flower, Jeff! Beautiful! #10317375

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic September 10, 2012

Jeff

Thats a gorgeous capture and a beautiful picture

Ysa... #10317548

Rona L. Schwarz September 10, 2012

Superb capture of this Giant Swallowtail, Jeff! Beautiful composition...the colors, detail and clarity of the BF and flower are exquisite, and I love the soft pastel blurred BG. Gorgeous image! #10317606

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 11, 2012

Thank You! Jeff #10317831

Linda M. Walker September 11, 2012

Well done, Jeff! #10318399

Alex T. Mizuno September 11, 2012

Excellent work Jeff! Superb clarity and colors. Seems like a winning work to me.
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Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 12, 2012

Thank You Linda and Alex! Jeff #10319320

Antonio Amen September 12, 2012

Very good, well done. #10319421

Antonio Amen September 12, 2012

Very good, well done. #10319424

Nadia Paul September 12, 2012

This is just stunning Jeff! #10320590

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 13, 2012

Thank You! Jeff #10320727

Mary K. Robison September 14, 2012

Fantastic eye candy, Jeff! Delightful colors and capture.
Winner! #10322198

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 14, 2012

Thanks Mary! Jeff #10322252

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe September 14, 2012

WOW! Beautiful Jeff!
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Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe September 14, 2012

Wow the colour, clarity and detail just make this image sing! #10323419

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 15, 2012

Thank You Debbie and Heather! Jeff #10323570

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Description


This Giant Swallowtail was really enjoying the Fall-Like weather!

With Autumn just around the corner we are starting to see many more butterflies near our home!

Canon 100-400L IS at 400mm. ISO 400, Late-Afternoon, 1/2,000 @ f5.6, EC 0
Adjustments with PSE10 and Topaz HDR (D&M)

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D

Uploaded on September 09, 2012


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