Peacocks and Admirals

26th August 2013
Peacock & Red Admiral butterflies in my garden yesterday…..

My understanding is that for a butterfly photograph to be "acceptable" to wildlife photographers it is necessary for ALL the butterfly to be tack sharp. I think this one is pretty close.

But to me the pose is a bit sterile. While this next one one may not pass muster to the aficionados, I think it has a bit more about it - a bit of drama.

This Red Admiral shot is my personal favourite:

These were taken on our Buddleia bush, which is in full bloom and seems to be butterfly heaven at the moment.


Photo comment By Jemima: Fantastic images Lyle! Red Admiral definitely my favourite.

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