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First of the Year Butterflies

I had some business to do today so I took a day off from work.  I got some first-of-the year butterflies:  First photographed for all of them, first seen for the eastern comma and American lady. First, the eastern comma. … Continue reading

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Practice and Photography

I have been a photographer for more years than I can count on my fingers and my toes combined.  I have read a lot of the books and magazine articles that tell you how to do it.  But there is … Continue reading

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The American Lady

Today I got a photo of a magnificent American lady butterfly.  It was flying rapidly, so I didn’t have much time.  The beauty of the butterfly makes up for my inability to carefully compose a shot.  

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Even More Butterflies

If you have been following my comments, you might think that red admirals are the only butterflies around.  That could not be farther from the truth.  There have been greater than normal numbers of several species of butterfly.  You do … Continue reading

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Huntera

More than one commenter identified the butterfly huntera from Henry’s list as the American Lady. I took this photo at the Citizen Science Insect Workshop at Conard Research Area in Jasper County, Iowa this summer.  Man, was that event ever … Continue reading

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