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Uploaded 31-Oct-10
Taken 10-Oct-10

3 of 15 photos
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Keywords:apalachicola, butterfly, carphephorus odoratissimus, florida, forest, insect, monarch, vanilla plant
Photo Info

Dimensions1200 x 800
Original file size246 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken10-Oct-10 09:22
Date modified31-Oct-10 10:38
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 40D
Focal length700 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/40 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias+2/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern
Monarch Fantasy

Monarch Fantasy

Migrating monarch butterfly on native vanilla plant (carphephorus odoratissimus) in a meadow along a forest road just southwest of Wilma, Florida in late October. The dramatic back light gained its color from a sunlit field of the same plant.