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Butterfly On a Butterfly Bush


Katonah, US
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ajstark123 Silver Member Nikonian since 10th Jun 2007
Sat 25-Aug-12 08:08 PM

I took this photo with my D200 and Nikon 105D macro lens. I scare the butterfly when I try to use Nikon 60 G macro lens. The extra magnification was very helpfull.

I only see the butterflies flying around the butterfly bush in the afternoon. I was out in the morning at 8am or 9 am and they were not around. It was over cast this morning. Any idea why they behave this way?

This afternoon the sun was incrediable strong and harsh. I could not stay outside two long with out getting burnt to a crisp.

Let me know how you like the image. It is challenging to capture a good image of a butterfly. They move very quickly.

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