After a very long day of shooting - the camera put away, the tripod in its case, boots off and sandals on, thoughts of a long hot shower in my head - I come around a corner and see this field of pinks, reds and oranges with bits of yellow light dancing between the blossoms. What is a photographer to do? Out come the tripod, the camera; on go the boots, take a long gulp of water and into the field I go. The number of butterflies made it possible to focus a 100mm Macro lens on an isolated flower, set the lens to f/5.6 @ 1/1000 (have to freeze the movement) and shoot till the sun disappeared. Hope this brightens your day.

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