Blue Butterfly

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I took this photo several years ago at the Calaway Gardens Butterfly conservatory. I was attracted to the way the light shone through the butterfly’s wings highlighting their brilliant color and delicacy.

I shot the photo using a 38 – 380mm zoom at f/4 and 1/32s.
In photoshop elements I cropped it and adjusted the contrast slightly to show the veins in the wings in the light colored areas.