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    Default Orange Sulphur Butterfly

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    Canon 7D2, 70-200mm f2.8L IS II, 1.4x TC III
    ISO 640, f5.6, 1/5000s, HH

    Taken yesterday at a local park.

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    Love these flight shots you have been posting. I think this one is my favorite. Tack sharp on the butterfly nice flower with a killer background.

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    It's a peach - your best yet well done super sharpness wonderful colours and idyllic composition. I bet you were pleased with this!!

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    Great image! great sharpness @ f/5.6 and vivid colors. Do you prefocus on the flower and wait for the butterfly to come into focus?

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    Thanks for the comments John, Jon, and Ravi!

    Ravi, I focus on the butterfly when it is on the flower and shoot bursts trying to time when it flies off the flower. This technique means a lot of frames shot for just a few keepers.

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    Very nice Image.. Beautifully executed.

    I love the colors.

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    Love it as is! Great capture!

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    This is quite an amazing, astounding frame. But to my old eyes it looks as if the far upper wing is a bit sharper than the near underwings.

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