Saturday, July 29, 2017

Saturday Critters ~ 189 ~

We were walking toward the restaurant...as we rounded the bend, I saw it.
Me - "get the good camera"
The hubs - says nothing and runs toward the car.
He knows the drill and knows I have spotted something good...
something special, something picture worthy.

The butterfly danced from bud to bud, but stayed on this beautiful yellow Lantana Bush.





- The wings of transformation are born of patience, struggle and strength -

May you have all three!

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37 comments:

  1. Nothing short of GORGEOUS, Debbie. LOVE!!!

    xoxo

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  2. Hello, Debbie! So glad you had the good camera handy. The swallowtail images are just stunning. I love the Lantana too. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

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  3. You never cease to amaze me with every photo more beautiful than the last!
    Perfect response from your dear husband! Tell him we all thank him!

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  4. Aren't they just amazing?

    Love this:

    "The wings of transformation are born of patience, struggle and strength."

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  5. What a great quote but the shimmer you have captured from the blue of the wings is beautiful!

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  6. Oh wow!! Your photos are breathtaking, Debbie! One of 1 in a million moments with your magical camera. Perfect understanding between your husband and yourself....just as well he is fleet-footed. =) LOVE that beautiful quote!

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  7. Spectacular capture, Debbie. Isn't the blue in that butterfly incredible?

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  8. Ohhhhh, 'the good camera' is totally worth it, for such photos as this!!!!!!!! A-m-a-z-i-n-g!!!!

    I saw one, flitting around today, black with blue spots, on the back. Not as many spots as yours though. And I think he has bits of white too. But really, he would not lite!!!!!!!!

    And was not interested in the flowers, even. -sigh-

    Don't know whether he was very young and "flitttty." Or full, from other flowers. Or what.

    So even if I had a wonderful camera, I'd not have been able to capture him.

    But just seeeeeeeing a delightful one like him, was amazing. Just have not seen gorgeous butterflies around here, for quite a while.

    Gentle hugs,
    Luna Crone

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    1. No, not yet! Fingers crossed for tomorrow!!

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  10. The cooperation between you and your hubby, resulted in some amazing photos.

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  11. These photos are spectacular. I love the brillient yellows in it. The story of the Butterfly is one of my favorites. I know that you have all three of these qualities and they do indeed come through life experiences. Praying for you and sending loving thoughts~ Hugs!

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  12. Nice pics of that Swallowtail (or so I think).

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  13. Hello Debbie!
    Perfect series photo. Lovely butterfly.
    The camera looks great, looks great pictures.
    Have a nice Sunday:)

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  14. Spectacular pictures! Hope you are doing well.

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  15. Hello Debbie!:) These are all such beautiful captures of the Swallowtail. It's the one I see most often in our garden, and they just love the lantana. Your hydrangeas are gorgeous, their colours are stunning,.. and I am a little stunned myself, to discover you are hospitalized. Is this a routine stay, or did something happen? I missed something, and am concerned. Please let me know,...if you can. I hope you are OK.:)

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  16. I didn't even notice the splash of blue on the bottom there fora second

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  17. Is that not the most perfect Swallow Tail ever photographed?

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  18. Gorgeous shots of the butterfly Debbie :) Always thinking of you and wishing you a great week.

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  19. Debbie, I'm so pleased you are home now, and thank you for telling me about your condition. You are a special lady, and friend. :)

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  20. Stunning butterfly photos Debbie. You certainly are capturing beautiful images with your new camera.
    Have a truly wonderful week ahead :)

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  21. Oh my that is gorgeous, I love the touches of blue in the butterfly, good catching it and sweet that your hubby knows the drill and runs to get the camera :) I wish the same things for you also!

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  22. stopped in to see how you're doing

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  23. Unlike your's my hubby sometimes get irritated with my camera fondness :)

    you captured so beautifully like always as you know tho to handle the lenses artistically!!!

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  24. That is gorgeous! Beautiful photos! Good eye! :-)

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  25. Simply stunning photographs ...

    All the best Jan

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  26. What a beauty this Swallow Tail is. Your photos are super pretty.

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