The End of Summer is Near!

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:

Monarch butterfly

A Monarch laying an egg on a milkweed leaf:

Monarch butterfly

A Monarch laying an egg on a whorled milkweed plant:

Monarch butterfly

A couple of Monarch caterpillars checking each other out:

Monarch caterpillars

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 5D Mark 3 camera body
  • Canon 100-400mm IS lens
  • Handheld, with IS “On”
  • ISO 400 and ISO 500
  • Aperture f/5.6 and f/11
  • Shutter 1/90 sec. to 1/2000 sec.
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