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The beach near Ballygally Castle in Northern Ireland
heaven in earth
Morning Sun
An old classic
The relaxed mountain
Smoke and Sun
The inside of Canterbury Cathedral
canon 7D
The man riding his motorbike
Tunnel Of Leaves
A bear in Alaska, USA
Beauty in Brokenness
First Snow on Mount Rainier
Jellyfish
A Spy Plane in New York
Baby rhea in a flower field
Baltimore Artist
A bee gathers nectar on a flower
Nature
Baby rheas
Iguana
Hanging on
Early Morning View of Downtown Seattle
13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Beauty in Brokenness

This beautiful Gulf Fritillary butterfly had holes in both wings, but was still flying around, enjoying the nectar of a Red Bottlebrush (Callistemon Citrinus) on Edisto Island, South Carolina. I feel like this butterfly represents the truth that things don't have to be perfect to be beautiful.

TAGS: Butterfly, Flower, South Carolina, United States

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Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Liz Stuart.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2015
Total Views: 33
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 14, 2015, 9:18 p.m.
Camera Make: Panasonic
Camera Model: DMC-FZ70
Focal Length: 66.7mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Edisto Island, South Carolina, United States of America