In my sparsely butterfly populated corner of Northwest Oregon, a fleeting glimpse of large black and white lepidopteran wings immediately brings one name to mind – but not always the right one.
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As the previous images of the Sauvie Island nesting Ospreys that I recorded with my DSLR camera were less than satisfactory, I brought my Swarovski digiscoping rig to the site on my next visit.
From their spectacularly colorful wings that can be maddeningly difficult to get into proper focus to their flighty feeding habits that cause them to move to another flower a split second before the shutter release button is depressed, butterfly photography can test photographic skills in ways few other nature subjects can.
When it comes to the stuff of which nightmares are commonly made, it’s difficult to find a more commonly employed foundation material than the creatures contained in the Phylum Arthropoda, particularly those included in the Classes Insecta and Arachnida…