For Littlewren, my collection of One.

My one and only butterfly photo – a Red Admiral on Verbena bonariensis. It was a poor year (2010) in my garden for butterflies, so I’m hoping for a better one this year.

I’m also hoping that with more control over depth of field, I can put the background out of focus.

Maybe you could teach me how to get rid of ‘lines’, like your telegraph lines in that Red Kite image, or your ‘So much to learn’ Blog.

Comments

14 Feb, 2011
Wren_nest_building_edited_2
littlewren said:

lovely photo MW and I am jealous of your Verbena B....cannot seem to grow them in my garden and I love them......have tried again for this year......
don't know what you would want to "clone out" of that photo...as I think the colours of both butterfly and plant are lovely

14 Feb, 2011
P1000246_edited_1
muddywalters said:

It's that annoying fence-line - it's the first thing I see . . lol!

14 Feb, 2011
Cimg13cropped_photo83
hobbit said:

This is a lovely pic, Muddy. Leave it as it is! lol

14 Feb, 2011
Img_0380
lincslass said:

Lovely to see a butterfly,sadly lacking in my garden last year,even though I have shrubs and plants that attract them....

14 Feb, 2011
P1150022_1
jane said:

Its a beautiful photo Muddy...lovely reminder of warmer days to come...hopefully !! :o)

14 Feb, 2011
P1000246_edited_1
muddywalters said:

Thank you very much for your comments folks. Roll on sunny days eh?

15 Feb, 2011
P1220732
bonkersbon said:

Lovely Muddy .. the fence lines werent the first thing I saw when looking at this the lovely butterfly and flower more than distract from it.Have to tried the soft focus facility that allows you to throw background out of focus.

15 Feb, 2011
Avatar_tf_tourmalet
johnponting said:

Buy a pack of pastel coloured A4 card from HobbyCraft or similar and hold it far enough behind the bloom to be out of focus. That fence is too clearly marked to easily remove but (as BB) try setting Aperture Priority, opening wide and throw background even more out of focus.

Leave a comment

You need to be logged in to comment


Featured on

wildlife

Related posts

Six hours to wait for a train...what to do???

The silent Watcher……

my butterfly collection

a productive two hours.....

Near the river Hamble.

Dartford Warbler challenge update

Hover Flies

Life in the undergrowth

Bugs & Bees & Creepy Crawlies.

Small is amazing!!

Not a nice surprise

Squirrels

A Macro Butterfly selection

Seeking your help

Not birds but I know you like the Otters

up close

"All creatures great and small".

"Is'nt it amazing".

Red squirrel our frequent vister

Flying things (I did my own ID for that)

Buzz Hards

Portsdown Hill

No Birds.......

Macro

Common Seals

South Downs.

Martin Mere shots OTTERS

Weekends Pictures on the Canal.

Tribute to Eric and his "hover fly" pics

Stanstead Estate - West Sussex.

Life in the Cemetry part 2

A few more bugs - don't know what the first two are

The Disorientated Wasp.

Hillers Farm Shop/ Garden Center

FROG

Insects

The Hunter

Sammy The Dancing Snail.

A Trip to Arne

The last day of summer?

" The World Of Tommyshortlegs "

Try, Try, and Try Again! Radyr Weir 20/11/2011

Small , smaller , smallest.

Flights of another kind

Flight with a difference

"Seasons Past But Never Forgotten"

Otter

A Tale of the Riverbank

Zoo pictures

Frogblog

Hares looking at you...

Hare today, gone tomorrow!

"Macro time"

"Bog Standard"

"Flight of Fancy"

"Transition"

BIG CATS

Otter Sanctuary,Buckfastleigh,Devon

Walk around Harewood house

New Macro An Old Friend And His/Her Little Friend.

no birds today;o(

Retirement days

update on Monty my rescued hedgehog

Liked by

  • Bird watching with friends since
    14 May, 2010

  • Bird watching with friends since
    14 May, 2010

  • Bird watching with friends since
    19 May, 2010

  • Bird watching with friends since
    26 May, 2010

  • Bird watching with friends since
    4 Jun, 2010

  • Bird watching with friends since
    30 Oct, 2010