Butterflies 2 Gallery

Heliconius erato (Top View) (I.D. courtesy of Danny Burk)

I couldn't believe the colors on this butterfly, and was glad when it landed a couple of times, and stayed long enough for me to get in position and snap off a few frames. Canon 100-400 at 400 mm, ISO 400, f/16, 1/200 second (manual mode), 550EX Flash with Stofen Omnibounce (flash EV +2/3), Wimberley Sidekick/Arca Swiss Ballhead/Bogen-Manfrotto monopod.