Blowing in the Wind

The biggest problem I had with taking this photo of a pearl crescent, Phyciodes theros, was the wind.  The wind moved the subject into and out of focus.  So I held the flower by the stem, and focused by moving the camera in and out.  I used a little bit of fill flash to get this shot.

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But the wind helped a little bit, also.  Pearl crescents have a tendency to rest with their wings out horizontally, and the underside is more difficult to photograph.

 

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About the roused bear

Nature photographer from central Iowa.
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