8.14.2012

Montana Butterflies


wings grace our days
a north west summer delight
some are camouflage
others a showy display
enjoy a few
of Montana's butterflies







46 comments:

  1. they're gorgeous! I really like the light blue ones that makes me think of snow.

    have a great day.

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  2. Wowness..these are such exquisite creatures..such a gift.. your photos are pure beauty Tammie..magical treasures! the third photo of the butterfly that looks like tree bark to me..is in a painting i recently did..I wonder what kind it is! How cool!
    Thanks for this blissful post...stunning photos..hugs!
    V~

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  3. I'm slightly speechless! :-)

    The camouflage one is extraordinary.

    Have a wonderful day!

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  4. Wow! This was a great series. So many butterflies.
    Wonderful photos.
    Hug from Hilda

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  5. Wonderful beauties Tammie !

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  6. What a cornucopia of butterflies. There are so many and so lovely each one is. I am glad your Montana Lepidopetera have survived well, our poor UK ones have had a dreadful year.

    All the best to you. Cxxx

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  7. What amazing butterflies and how well you have captured them! I have a soft spot for the little blue and the yellow... but the first one in a fur coat is amazing! The third one looks like a piece of old tree bark - what a fantastic camouflage! This is a lovely series! Sandra

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  8. These are wonderful. Montana has some very unique butterflies . . . some seem to be wearing fur coats! My favorite is the one which looks exactly like tree bark . . . that's some great camouflage.
    Your photography is flawless.

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  9. such a variety of species!so unuaual

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  10. They are all so lovely!

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  11. A great series of wonderful butterflies! Most of them unknown to me, I guess they don't live in Norway.

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  12. We are each explorers in our own unique state of discovery where one takes wing and is swept away by the Love that is this Moment.

    Great photos Tammie. I especially enjoy the camoed butterfly on the sapsucker tap.

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  13. Gorgeous collection of butterflies captures!

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  14. oh so spectacular beauty and your photography...thank you for these stunning butterfly reviews ;)!

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  15. Oooh, that blue and white one Is sooo beAutiful!

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  16. You have given
    a gift of beauty
    to Waikiki !



    Aloha from Honolulu
    Comfort Spiral
    =^..^=
    > < } } ( ° >

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  17. Your butterflies are simply stunning! I envy your camera. Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

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  18. Beautiful collection of butterflies! Your photos do them justice! For some reason I have photographed only a few this year, but I sure enjoyed seeing these!

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  19. Butterflies of Montana ...
    Pure poetry ...
    Friend, how much beauty there is in your world ...
    I see blue wings, inspiration, brown wings, bathed in golden sun ...
    Green wings ... hope ...
    Vagaries of nature that produce a great peace to the beholder.
    Thank you for this photographic work ... lay the soul and I'm happy ... much.

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  20. TL - the butterflies are breathtaking; and the fact that you captured them in photos is just amazing - pure genius. The contrast of the blue butterflies against the mud - amazing. B

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  21. Fabulous! Our wet weather has resulted in such few butterflies this year - it's very worrying - but lovely to see these Tammie.x

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  22. so beautiful! what a treat this is Tammie.

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  23. PS: I like what lissa said about the blue ones...what a lovely thought.

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  24. Oh, Tammie, what beauty! Thank you! You are blessed to live among such a variety of flora and fauna!
    The butterflies are magnificent! The light blue and yellow ones are so tender, but the third one is stunning!
    I'm just wondering how does this environment influence you? Do you think you have changed for the best? I suppose that you learn a lot of new things not only about nature, but about you as well...:))

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  25. A wonderful collection Tammie.
    Simply stunning.

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  26. Well, it took me a couple of visits before I finally decided to take a look at your butterflies. As pretty as they are in real life (about 2 meters or so away from me!), I knew looking at your images will take guts. I must say I found the blue one rather stunning...but the next one after that got my skin crawling! LOL! At least I got to the comment part, right? :))

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  27. Amazing shots! Great series, so many butterflies!

    Irene

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  28. so beautiful!! what a gorgeous assortment of fluttering splendor!!

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  29. How BEAUTIFUL! Beyond stunning. There are many butterflies here I am unfamiliar with. Thank you for sharing these gorgeous photos!

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  30. Tammie, Your photos are incredible. Beautiful butterflies and excellent photography. Great post. Have a terrific weekend. Mickie ;)

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  31. Such gorgeous light and colour in these.

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  32. So beautiful! Amazing photography~

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  33. Whitefish is the most beautiful town I've ever seen in my life.
    I was this summer in July at the railway museum and
    in the main street, I can not forget it.
    From Madrid.

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  34. Hi Tammie,
    Excellent captures of so many different varieties of butterflies. Amazing detail. I always long for a macro lens when I see your photos! Thanks for stopping by my blog to say hi... I still have not been blogging much, but it is always nice to read your comments! I am off to look at all your photography I have missed :)

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  35. What a gorgeus images! You are lucky to see so much variety of species. I like very much all the images. Congratulations!

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  36. You sure have some beauties around there, Tammie Lee. Your photos are just lovely.

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  37. Wonderful pictures of the colourful butterflies! Enjoyed the poem as well:-)
    Rune

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  38. Oh such gorgeous photos of the butterflies! :) No 3 is quite camouflaged showing its back of the wings!
    How many and different they are! :)

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  39. Your MT butterfly collection is awesome, Tammie!

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  40. incredibly beautiful photographs tlee.... brightened up my day no end...

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  41. Glorious and exquisite collection!

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  42. Brava! Brava! Tammie these are fabulous captures! What a joy! You have the spirit within each frame.

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  43. Dear Tammy,
    I love seeing the butterflies that grace your
    Montana's wildflowers.
    I love birds and bees and blooms but my heart belongs to the butterflies!
    Sherry, who is praying for rain

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  44. Holy cow! Amazing shots!!! So lovely and fresh and vibrant!

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  45. Tammie, as always you are a master at capturing the true beauty of all that surrounds you. This is a great collection of butterflies! I especially love the texture of the third one, so cool!

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Warm greetings to you~

Thank you for visiting and also for sharing your thoughts and feelings. Seeing through your eyes and heart mean so much to me!

Tammie