A Shot A Day – 2016 (03/24/2016)

by | Mar 24, 2016 | A Shot A Day 2016 |

“Main Sail”

Another beautiful butterfly specimen from the Franklin Park Conservatory. Can’t wait to get back and spend some more time with my thinly winged friends.

A Shot A Day - 2016(B) (084A of 365)-(24-03)

A Shot A Day – 2016(B) (084A of 365)-(24-03)

Canon 5DSR, Canon EF100mm f/2.8 Macro IS USM

ISO 400 – 1/200 @ f/22 – 100mm

Canon MT-24EX Macro Flash, 2X Sto-Fen MT-24EX Diffusers

In this image, I really wanted a side profile of the butterfly, I think they look kind of regal posed that way. Allowed a little bit of ambient light to interplay with the strobe light in my exposure and made sure that I kept a careful eye on the focal plane of the subject versus the sensor plane.

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