Lake Tomahawk in Black Mountain, North Carolina. Canon 50-D, 18-135mm lens, available late afternoon daylight. I’d normally zoom in or crop to the butterfly, but I liked the shapes of the shadow and the lawn’s edge.
Jay Gross is a former newspaper reporter and editor (but I’ve reformed!), a magazine writer and editor, a non-fiction author, and a freelance writer and commercial photographer. He’s also a geek (not planning to reform anytime soon), and a novelist . A native of Aiken, South Carolina, he loves art, cats, books and classical music.