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Dimensions1500 x 2100
Original file size2.03 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken31-Jul-13 07:40
Date modified24-May-16 21:17
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D
Focal length225 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.2
Exposure1/500 at f/6.3
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Butterflies

Butterflies

I suppose I wasn't in the mood to go out this particular day. I mean: "What is there out there on a hot summer day to photograph?"
Forcing myself out, I parked the car and walked to the spot I'd been many times before. But, wait, "today is different!!"
In front of me was this mass of butterflies. Butterflies everywhere! I had never witnessed this. And, to my credit, I had brought a lens I'd never used before--an old film camera single-lens reflex 50mm f/1.4.
I had a ball! Probably one of my most exciting days as a photographer.