Butterflies at Home

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Shooting butterflies is one of my favorite ways to spend time with a camera. They are beautiful and fascinating creatures that rarely cooperate with a photographer. Butterflies simply do not understand or care about the photographer’s needs.  They refuse to position themselves against a clean background, they decide to fly away at the exact moment you have the shot framed perfectly and they have no concept of the photographer’s depth of field concerns. (more…)