Male Azure butterfly on aster

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Clifford Dupuis

Beautiful capyure of these amazing colours Yves. Well done

Yves Langlois

Thank you very much Clifford

Debra Plett

Beauty of a capture Yves. The subjects are amazing and you have captured a perfect composition here. I have never seen a butterfly like this before. Think I will plant some asters next year to see if I can attract them. Love this shot.

Yves Langlois

Thanks Debra. An encounter with this tiny butterfly is rare and a chance to do good shooting at him is a chalenge. So a success like this one is a real gift. Hope Mother Nature gives you that chance too.

Heather Mellon

Love the detail on the underside of his wings, like a beautiful abstract painting. You couldn't have found a better setting than the aster blossom.. your focus is spot on and the compo is perfect. Great shot Yves.

Yves Langlois

Thank you so much Heather. I know for certain that fall asters are doing great with butterflies. So I never miss doing some shots with them to celebrate the closing of the season.

Jane LeBlanc

This butterfly is so different, top to bottom. Great job.

Yves Langlois

Yes it is, and I was thankful to Mother Nature to let me have both on the same shooting.

The under side with its surprising complex colors pattern and design . Just about starting my safary at the Drummond dam on the Magog river in Sherbrooke. Mother Nature granted me with a 5 minutes photo shooting at the beautyful azure butterfly. The guy was calmly moving on a patch of wild asters. He gave me all the poses needed for a delightful moment.
Taken By
Yves Langlois
Taken On
October 3, 2023
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  • Focal: 379
  • Lens Model: FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS
  • Shutter speed: 0.004 sec
  • Aperture: f/ 25

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