Category Archives: Butterfly Photography
Today’s post features an image I captured over the weekend. With the annual fall Monarch migration in full swing, there have been lots of Monarchs visiting the church butterfly garden, here in the Missouri Ozarks. This featured image shows the sizes of a Monarch egg (upper, lefthand edge of image) and a freshly-hatched Monarch caterpillar, […]
Today’s post features a few images I captured over the weekend while working in the church butterfly garden. Once you see Monarchs arriving in numbers, you know summer is coming to an end! An adult Monarch collecting nectar from a Mexican Sunflower: A Monarch laying an egg on a milkweed leaf: A Monarch laying an […]
Today’s post features a beautiful Tiger Swallowtail butterfly that was busy collecting nectar from some of the zinnia flowers in the church butterfly garden recently: Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark 3 camera body Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens Handheld, with IS “On” ISO 800 Aperture f/8 Shutter 1/1500 sec. and 1/2000 sec.
Today’s post features some images I captured over the weekend of a White-lined Sphinx Moth, in the church butterfly garden. While weeding and deadheading the flowers, this rather large guy flew in and worked on the cascading butterfly bush for some time, allowing me to grab the camera out of the car and catch a […]
Today’s post features three images I captured a few days ago in the church butterfly garden. Clearwing Hummingbird moths have been busy collecting nectar in the butterfly garden, and often there are several moths in the garden at the same time. Here are three images I collected recently: For those of you who read the […]
Today’s post features some images I captured over the weekend in the church butterfly garden, here at the Lake of the Ozarks (Missouri). The Fritillary butterflies are literally covering the flowers in the church butterfly garden right now! While watering some of the church gardens the other morning, I grabbed my camera and captured a […]