Friday, 4 August 2017

Painted Lady

As promised in my recent post, here is the images of the Painted Lady butterfly that I shot when I found the Clouded Yellow. 
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17 comments:

  1. You're just rubbing it in now!......

    Another striking set of images Roy, #9 is a beauty...[;o)

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  2. Hi Roy!! Lovely series of pictures.. Happy weekend..

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  3. Great shots...I've only ever seen clouded yellows flying past me about a hundred miles per hour.

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  4. Hello. Your creative sense is graceful.
    The best compliment.

    Thanks for always visiting.
    Greetings from Japan. ruma

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    1. Hi Ruma, thanks for your compliment.

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  5. Beautiful all these pictures of the beautiful thistle butterfly.
    Beautiful crisp, bright and fantastic color !!

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  6. Hi Roy,
    You had a ball with this butterfly!
    Gorgeous photos!
    Some years they are plentiful and others you are lucky when you see one, as they are a migratory species.
    I do hope the bee-eaters will settle well in your area but it is a sign that the climate is changing...
    Kind regards :)

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  7. Hi Roy

    I am sure you have mentioned this a number of times but can you briefly explain your photo set up for the beautiful butterfly photos you post. I would like to try getting some better shots next year at the cabin.

    Regards
    Guy

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    1. Hi Guy, most of my butterfly shots are taken with an Olympus E-M1 camera and Olympus 40-150 f2.8 Pro lens. (thats 80-300 mm in DSLR 35mm terms) I also fit an Olympus 1.4 converter on occasions to the lens (making that 56-420mm in DSLR 35mm terms.)
      I sometimes use my Oly 300mm f4 (600mm) lens or the Oly 12-40 f2.8 Pro (24-80mm).
      If you are considering Olympus as a set up. Its much lighter to carry around. In respect of Olympus E-M1 there is a Mk 2 out now which is out of this World, but more costly. The E-M1 is still on sale and also the E-M5 Mk 2 camera would do the same job as a E-M1 does. All Olympus kit is water and frost resistant. If you check out my Flickr site it denotes against each photo what camera I used. See top right column of my blog for link.

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