Blue Morpho (Morpho peleides)

© Victoria de Martigny

Blue Morpho (Morpho peleides)
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This Blue Morpho graciously posed for me on this lovely red flower during the Butterflies Go Free exhibit at the Montreal Botanical Gardens. Unfortunately, neither tripods nor monopods are allowed, so I was lucky that she sat still long enough for me to get a clear shot. I actually had to sit on the floor and brace one arm against a nearby rock and the other on my knee...

105mm Macro f/2.8
1/250 sec - f/11
+0.7 EV
ISO 400
Manual Mode
Matrix Metering
Front Curtain Flash w/difuser

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: +4/6, Exposure Time: 1/250, Flash: flash fired, ISO: 400, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 105mm, Camera Model: NIKON D200

Uploaded on April 29, 2007 Editor's Pick

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