One of the butterfly emerged the other morning, so naturally, I took a bunch of photos. Since it’s wings were wet, it wasn’t able to fly away. It seemed a bit annoyed at my camera and tried to hide behind the host plant, giving me this composition with the appearance it was hanging on for dear life.
This photo is the merger of two identical photos with vastly different exposures. I thought the combined photo was pretty cool, I hope you enjoy.
Here’s one before it got annoyed by my camera.
A profile. Their wings double in size as they dry and these are almost ready for flight.