March 22, 2014



LOVE these pictures!

NatureFootstep Photo

stunning macro where both butterfly and flower is crisp and clear. :) I like the soft color tone you have in the sepia version. :)


A nice visitor!


Great shot! Is that a lovely Monarch?

✿♥ღ Linda


I love when the proboscis is curled. Love the colors in the color version, Sallie!


The butterfly is so beautiful and I can't wait to see it again!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti

It will be awhile before I see butterflies so I enjoyed looking at this beautiful photo, Sallie!


A great thought.


Oh, Sallie, that first one made me gasp at its striking beauty and muted look in sepia. Beautiful. Of course, I love the color of the second one, but, something really grabbed me with the first one. I'm always in awe of your photography, but, this, dear one, this takes your talent over the top.

Laura Hegfield

Wow Sallie, these are wonderful! Thanks for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro:-)


Splendid photographs, Sallie! Reminds me that I need to look around me more when I'm out birding because there is so much to see in our natural world!

Hope you're having a great week!

artmusedog and carol

Gorgeous macro and nature photography ~ Happy Weekend to you ~ xxx

artmusedog and carol


I cant wait for spring to fully open and all the critters get busy! Love the pics!

Hootin' Anni

Absolutely stunning!


Fantastic photo Sallie, loved the sepia tone also. Great effect :)


I haven't tried a macro on so long! Is this hand held? You got a clear shot - I like the little hairs showing.

Rainfield M Penang

We shout to bad people in order to frighten them away.

But talk softly to a butterfly in order to make it smile.


Alexa T

Such lovely way to start the day!! Beautiful floral instant photo and butterfly, too! Thanks for sharing!


Dearest Sallie;
Wow, what a beautiful picture of buttefly with flowers♡♡♡ I LOVE the contrast of the two pics(^_^)v
I wish I could take pics of the butterflies someday. That's one of my dreams at the moment♬♬♬

Sending you Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my dear friend in America, xoxo Miyako*

Aktuella bilder

Beautiful silhouette.


So pretty.


A wonderful day to see this beautiful monarch!! I can't wait to be reunited with them this summer!! Pretty bloom as well!!


Oh my....

Reader Wil

You know how to take à shot of a tiny animal like an insect. Your macros are great!


These are wonderful...you don't see that view of a butterfly very often! I do like the sepia version a lot!


Hello Sallie, awesome macro shots. The flowers are lovely and I love the closeups of the butterflies. Thank you for linking up with Saturday's Critters.. Have a happy weekend!


What an awesome shot! I love the colours.


HI Sallie Marvellous close upshot however the 2nd one is the one I prefer. Have a great weekend.

Crafty Gardener

beautiful photos, I'm visiting from Saturday Critters

I stora drag

Hi Sallie!
I like the second photo very much,
and that's because I love colours!
And the flower looks like a sort I have inside,
in swedish we call it femudding.
Have a nice weekend,
greetings Pia


Excellent macros! I like both versions, but that top one is really great.


love their little fuzzy bodies. :)

Jenn Jilks

I can't wait for the butterflies to come out!
(ツ) from Cottage Country Ontario , ON, Canada!


Great shots of the butterflies. I look forward to them this summer.

artmusedog and carol

Beautiful macro shots ~ love the colors of the flowers ~ and the gorgeous butterfly ~ xxx

artmusedog and carol

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