Banded Hairstreak on Milkweed

Posted by Craig Lipski on Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:50 pm

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Banded Hairstreak Satyrium calanus

Common Milkweed Asclepius syriaca

Milkweed - it's not just for Monarchs anymore.


100-400 4.5-5.6 II

1/80, f/14, ISO 800

Eval +.33

Hand held, natural light

Comments and suggestions always welcome.
Good light,

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by Tom Whelan on Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:48 pm
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Fine image of the hairstreak, nice active pose.

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by Yun Gao on Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:14 pm
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Nice detail on the wings. I like the head down pose and the natural colors.

by Cynthia Crawford on Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:03 am
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Nicely done- a good close view with good detail and an unusual view of the flowers.
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