Fingerprint Friday – Butterfly – The Real Thing

Fingerprint Friday was started by Beki, at The Rusted Chain. It was inspired by the song by Steven Curtis Chapman that contains the line…”when I look at you, I can see the fingerprints of God.” To participate and/or visit all of the blogs that do, go to the Fingerprint Friday Post on Beki’s blog and follow the instructions.


I was going to post these last Friday but got side-tracked with a different kind of butterfly…so thought I would present the real thing this week. 

It’s hard to believe that all of these photos are of the same butterfly. It is a red spotted purple admiral. It actually most often looks black and blue when it is flitting around the yard. But it is really a deep purple with beautiful blue marks along the bottom wings.  Depending on the light, though, it can be all sorts of colors and I was really happy to have been able to catch some of those colors.


Certainly a beautiful Fingerprint of God!  Now go find your fingerprint! 


Have a great Fingerprint Friday and a wonderful Labor Day weekend.


9 thoughts on “Fingerprint Friday – Butterfly – The Real Thing

  1. Beautiful butterfly photos…I love to see all kinds, didn't know this one came in a variety of colors. I really like the dark blue ones, they always look so graceful fluttering around and big enough to notice far away too. Have a great weekend. Smile today. 🙂

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  2. Thanks, Di. I had a good model. She was quite accommodating, considering that there were about a thousand bees swarming around and trying to take her pears. She kept flitting from one pear to another and these big old European hornets kept running her off.

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  3. Oh so beautiful..isn't it fun to catch these beautiful fingerprints? I get so excited with a picture of the sky/bugs/flowers..all beautiful fingerprints..Of course our family is too..but the girls won't let me put their pictures up..so I go with the other things, but they keep me happy..ha, ha..
    Happy Fingerprint Friday.

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