Picture of the Day - September 21, 2009
|Photo courtesy of Andres Ojeda.
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When God created our wonderful planet He certainly included plenty
of beauty for us all to enjoy, and some of the most beautiful things
of all are the little things that most of us tend to take for
granted. In today's picture photographer Andres Ojeda has managed to
capture the typical magnificence of a butterfly, but in my opinion
even the plant that it's resting on has a certain beauty all its
Our Creator was exceedingly generous when He filled the earth
with such simple, yet amazing beauty. Our opportunities for watching
the sun rise over the ocean or experiencing the grandeur of a
snow-capped mountain peak bathed in alpenglow might be few and far
between, but if we take the time to look around us we're sure to
find plenty of beautiful "sights" right in our own back yards.
Name: Fran Thomson
Town: Saltville, VA
This picture is so AH-some. (no I didnít misspell the word, I just
sighed). I have often heard that a butterfly is like love, the more
you chase it, the more it eludes you, but leave it alone and it will
come to you. This picture is a wonderful depiction of our Creator
and His masterful plan. Do we keep trying to elude it? I wonder!
Name: Ed Morrison
Town: Dunwoody, GA
Gorgeous image in every way, and the narrative is dead on. Great job
Mr. Ojeda (and you too Rick)!
Town: Buffalo, NY
As you say Rick, beauty is all around us. We just have to look for
it with an attitude that expects to find it. Andres Ojeda certainly
found and shared it here with that beautiful butterfly. A skillfully
Name: Mary Epstein
Town: Rock Hill, SC
Every day it's the same old thing on this site - one magnificent
photograph after another! Please, please, please don't ever change
it. In my opinion this is the best photography website on the
Town: Abingdon, VA
Thank you very much for the very kind words Mary. I'm glad you like
visiting the site.
Name: Meredith Oakes
Town: San Rafael, CA
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