Strange shot of Eastern Tiger Butterfly

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© Andrea Petersen
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Photo Info
UploadedAugust 19, 2018
TakenAugust 19, 2018
MakeNikon
ModelCOOLPIX P900
Exposure1/125 sec at f/5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length71.4 mm
ISO125
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Q: I am really into my wildlife photography but cannot afford a super zoom lens, I have a 300mm and am considering a teleconvertor. Has anybody had a experience with these and would you recommend them?

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I almost deleted this but decided to keep it because it is oddly different in a pretty way....and
I kind of like it:) It appears like it got some iridescent colors from the sunlight that you don't always see otherwise. It was getting ready to fly away when I had just turned my camera on to capture it.

Best View in Light Box! Thank you!!!

5 responses

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (19 Aug 2018):

    The quivering wings and iridescent colors make for an unusual and outstanding image! I have a similar shot I took this summer where the butterfly was hovering over a blossom. I love this shot and am glad you chose to keep and share it with us!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (19 Aug 2018):

    great timing!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (20 Aug 2018):

    I agree with my daughter. Well done!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (20 Aug 2018):

    Delicate simplicity, a beauty.

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (20 Aug 2018):

    yes very unique with special colours

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