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This is a discussion on swallowtail within the A Kodak Moment: not necessarily plants... forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; We were cooking dinner tonight while a storm was coming up and I saw this ...

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    We were cooking dinner tonight while a storm was coming up and I saw this Giant Swallowtail looking for safe haven. When she finally lit on my mandrin orange she posed and I got this shot. Hope she stayed dry.
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    Great! You get so many lovely little creatures in your area.

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    You take beautiful photographs! Bravo & thanks for sharing them with us!

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    Beautiful closeup!

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    Beautiful! And a great picture!

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    How close were you actually able to get to it?

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    I was actually about 6" from the butterfly. I guess it was used to seeing me in and just wasn't bothered. They are always flying around us when we are in the garden.
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