Woodland Butterfly


Copyright Jeffrey Foltice

I found this brown butterfly as it rested on a flower today in a Southwest Michigan forest. It was nice to see the weather warm enough for butterflies to be flittering about again.

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Outdoor Nature Photographer, Web Designer, Photojournalist, Writer, Videographer

10 responses to “Woodland Butterfly”

  1. beckyg1003 says :

    sweet and beautiful

  2. lizabetsy1947 says :

    Delightful photograph. You capture the moment perfectly. I love the colour contrast: brown butterfly on pinky-orange bud.

  3. Pat says :

    Lovely capture.

  4. Beauty Along the Road says :

    Lovely…but I am shocked that the ad was covering part of the photo. I have never seen an ad do that (yet)

  5. Jocelyne says :

    So very beautiful… There’s so much details in its wings. I love how the flower seems to float in the air. Did you took the photo handheld ? If you did you have a steady hand, more than mine :)

    • photonatureblog says :

      Thanks Jocelyne :) Yes, hand held, but I often have to raise the ISO in order to have a shutter speed fast enough to compensate for any movement of the lens. I think this was shot at 1/1,250 of a second with a longer lens :)

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