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_MG_2732 Painted Lady Ready for Takeoff
15-AUG-2010

_MG_2732 Painted Lady Ready for Takeoff

For at least the past three years butterfly visits have been very sparse in my part of Western North Carolina. All insect population, as a matter of fact, is down tremendously - especially bees. It makes me very sad. Today, this butterfly decided to stay for an extended (in butterfly time) visit and I was able to capture several good views with my 300mm f/4 lens.


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Canon EOS 7D
1/400s f/6.3 at 300.0mm iso100 full exif

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Carol Breton17-Aug-2010 13:57
Wow. Great shot, Isabel. ~
Peeka17-Aug-2010 13:04
Wow!
Guest 15-Aug-2010 20:04
Nice and pretty sharp considering the focal length