Monday, August 18, 2008

~Monday Close~Up's!

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joey said...

Cat, this post is stunning ... a lovely way to start the week. I'm a bit envious ... my camera was stolen over the weekend and I'm so sad :( BIG HUGS!

RURAL said...

Catherine, what wonderful shots. They looked good on the RSS reader, but when I went to your site, they were stunning!!!


Unknown said...

Hello Catherine,
love your wonderful pictures, very colourful and vibrant.
About butterflies..
In nature a repulsive caterpillar turns into a lovely butterfly.
But with humans it is the other way around:
a lovely butterfly turns into a repulsive caterpillar.
- Chekhov

Oman said...

Wow. Your capture never cease to amaze me. Great shot as always.

Have a nice day to you and your love ones.

Ruth Welter said...

These are all simply gorgeous Cat. Your blog is always so inspiring.


Roses and Lilacs said...

I love the butterfly. A great spangled fritillary I think. My father gave me a butterfly identification book:)

Unknown said...

WOW Cat, these photos are usual. I love to see the deer photos as we don't have them here in Australia. I always think how strange it would be to live in another country and see a completely different set of wild animals.
Anyhow, I'm off to garden....this is what happens when I look at your beautiful site. AND, the day is like a spring day today even though it's still officially winter. Happiness to you Cat, Angela.

RuneE said...

I see I am visiting a master of close-ups! That is a difficult art.

Bimbimbie said...

Gorgeous photos Cat, love the deer watching you *!*

Kahshe Cottager said...

I really enjoyed the flowers and butterfly but must admit the stag blew me away. I have never seen anything like that in or near my garden!

Q said...

Dear Cat,
The Fritillary is gorgeous!
Deer in your backyard??

Anonymous said...

Another gorgeous collection.

Mary said...

Wow, however did you get that close to that buck?! Such beautiful butterflies and flowers, too!

Marcia said...

your collage is so beautiful. Thanks for it.

FO - 2 said...

Great shost! As always Cat. :)
I love the colors here. :)
Gazania is one of my favourits.
I sow them every year.
Enjoy the last days of August in your garden.
Hugs. :)