As I left my house to pick up my mail at the road yesterday, I noted a beautiful Monarch butterfly that was very interested in a stand of aster wildflowers that are blooming in my rural Missouri butterfly garden. I went back inside and grabbed my camera and grabbed a few images of this regal butterfly:
Next up, an update on the Black Swallowtail chrysalises (chrysali?) that I’ve been nurturing in my kitchen.
Photographic Equipment Used:
- Canon 7D Mark II body
- Canon 100-400mm IS lens, shot from 125mm to 135mm
- Handheld, with IS “On”
- ISO 400
- Aperture f/6.3
- Shutter 1/500 sec. and 1/640 sec.