Pastel Butterfly

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A dainty Eastern Tailed-Blue butterfly sits on a soft looking plant for just a moment as the evening sun sets. The last bit of sunlight was no longer hitting this butterfly in the field so I got beautifully soft light but I was still able to include the orange sky in the background through all the grasses and weeds.

• Location: Southern New Jersey

• Exposure: 1/250 @ f/4.5

• ISO: 1250

• Exposure Mode: Manual

• Focal Length: 105mm

• Lens: Nikon 105mm f/2.8 Micro

• Camera: Nikon D4s

Nature photography has become a very passionate hobby of mine and whenever I get a chance I love to get outside and enjoy being outdoors. I am also the co-owner of KGM Expressions, a wedding and portrait photography business, with my wife Kim. This is how we make our living and I love that we get to do that together.