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Explosion Frame

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 20 July 2009 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

A little fun for the last butterfly shot.

SILLY TUESDAY is tomorrow. Please join in the fun.

NIKON D300 1/400 second F/5.6 ISO 800 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

Yvonne Simons from Tilburg, Netherlands


20 Jul 2009 5:15am

Eleftheria from Athens, Greece


20 Jul 2009 5:56am

Dulcie from Danville, United States

Breathtaking! Like the explosion...fits the explosive color!

20 Jul 2009 6:34am

@Dulcie: Many thanks.

oncho from granada, Spain

Espectacular riqueza de colores,buena captura con las alas en movimiento

20 Jul 2009 6:53am

@oncho: Gracias.

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

superb strong colours, bravo!

20 Jul 2009 6:58am

kisskool from fontainebleau, France

sublim macro

20 Jul 2009 7:26am

Peggy M. from somewhere in, France

every day it's a good surprise here ! I love colors !

20 Jul 2009 7:51am

@Peggy M.: Merci, dear one.

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Wonderful macro.. like the processing!

20 Jul 2009 7:54am

@Sarito: Thanks; it was fun.

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Amazing macro! I love the explosion frame.

20 Jul 2009 8:54am

@Elena Kotrotsou: Thanks; it's from onOne's PhotoFrame.

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Fantastic shots. What vibrant colours!

20 Jul 2009 9:55am

@MrsAmber: Many thanks.

xavier cardell from menorca-barcelona, Spain

Gorgeous colors. This is a very creative macro, jack!

20 Jul 2009 10:30am

@xavier cardell: Gracias.

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Exstravagant...and wow

20 Jul 2009 10:40am

Picha from Sigulda, Latvia

Real beauty!

20 Jul 2009 11:04am

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland


20 Jul 2009 11:49am

Shutterbyg from India


20 Jul 2009 12:17pm

Elora from Genoa, Italy

hehe nice post processing, looks like a true explosion!

20 Jul 2009 12:39pm

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

I really like this processing - looks like the butterfly is bursting out, fantastic!

20 Jul 2009 1:24pm

@Sarah: Many thanks.

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

Magic! A butterfly/flower! outstanding colors! really a beautiful image!

20 Jul 2009 1:29pm

@Mathilde Collot: Merci, Mathilde.

Dawn from Maryland, United States

This is breathtaking. Love the colors and processing. Beautiful!! : )

20 Jul 2009 1:31pm

@Dawn: Many thanks.

Marie-Hélène Ammor from Casablanca/Paris, Morocco

A real explosion of colors !Beautiful !

20 Jul 2009 1:47pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Very cool effect! My eye goes right to the butterfly!

20 Jul 2009 2:13pm

khadi from New Delhi, India

This is wonderful. The rays emitting from the butterfly wings really makes the image dynamic -- you can almost see the butterfly landing onto the flower.

20 Jul 2009 2:24pm

@khadi: Thank you very much.

Ajay from Pune, India

God knows I have missed your shots like anything, Jack. I can't tell how happy I am to see you here and with the hope to enjoy your shots everyday now. :-)

20 Jul 2009 2:40pm

@Ajay: As I said on your blog, I have missed you and your photographs. Welcome home.

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

cool effect and wonderful colors

20 Jul 2009 3:02pm

Don from spokane, United States

I like the title for this shot. It is a veritable "explosIon" of color. Love the intensity of the shot and the detail. Very well done.

20 Jul 2009 3:11pm

@Don: Many thanks, Don.

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

so beautiful.
well done and great macro :)

20 Jul 2009 3:11pm

@Shahryar: Thank you very much.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A butterfly caught in a time warp. Cool.

20 Jul 2009 3:48pm

@Steve Rice: Thanks, Steve.

MontereyJohn from Salinas, California, United States

Holy smokes, what did you do here???!!!! Fabulous.

20 Jul 2009 4:26pm

@MontereyJohn: Thanks, John; twas fun.

JamesC from portland, United States

Stunning colors and effect, wow.

20 Jul 2009 6:40pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Wow, great processing !!!!!

20 Jul 2009 7:02pm

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

Great photo, amaising colors and details

20 Jul 2009 7:33pm

LauraS from United States

Delightful shot, Jack. Lovely.

20 Jul 2009 7:55pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

A definite explosion of color and life!

20 Jul 2009 8:35pm

Veronique from Sarrouilles, France

an other great one !

20 Jul 2009 9:45pm

jeff (aka dogilicious) from Millerstown, PA, United States

Amazing colors! Bravo!

21 Jul 2009 12:09am

Barbara from Florida, United States

Excellent, the process you used is very effective for this image.
That's a grogeous butterfly.
All set and ready for ST.

21 Jul 2009 3:59am

@Barbara: Thanks, Barb. Looking forward to your post tomorrow.

Scott Schilling from San Martin, United States

Wonderful color on this one Jack and I really like the composition also!

21 Jul 2009 6:05am

Cricket-Tammy from Somewhere in the, United States

Really very pretty Jack! Butterflies are amazing creatures.

21 Jul 2009 10:03am

Vachel from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

amazing vivid colour and great macro shot..

21 Jul 2009 11:32am

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

great effect you achieved with the radial lines on the background leaf and wonderful colours in the butterfly!

21 Jul 2009 1:38pm

Gary Hart from California, United States

Beautiful, Jack.

22 Jul 2009 12:50am

@Gary Hart: Thanks, Gary.

Mags from Paris, France

Beautiful colors, well done!

22 Jul 2009 7:45pm

Claudia from Illinois, United States

Oh wow!! Look at YOUR butterfly! And here I thought mine was so special. ;) This is stunning and I love your processing!

24 Jul 2009 1:11am

Marie from FRESNES, France

jolies couleurs saturées.

26 Jul 2009 9:57am