Feasting on Lavender by Mark Hughes


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Butterfly settling on Lavender momentarily, shot taken in the garden.

Camera used: Canon EOS 7D
Lens used: Canon EF Macro lens 100 mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM
Shooting Information:
Shot in- RAW
Shutter Speed – 1/500
Aperture Value – F8
ISO – 200
Focal Length 100mm

Software Used:
Canon Digital Photo Professional
Adobe Light Room/Photoshop

All rights of my work and images are reserved to Mark Hughes Photography and may NOT be reproduced, copied, edited, published, transmitted or uploaded in any way without my written permission, thank you.


summer, butterfly, wings, flower, lavender, nature, wildlife

Age 46 living in Gloucestershire, UK. I have a love for wildlife and an interest in photography, I try and bring these two elements together in the production of my images. I hope you enjoy. Mark.
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  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesabout 2 years ago

  • Dorothy Thomson
    Dorothy Thomsonabout 2 years ago

    Stunning my friend, stunning!!

  • Thank you very much Dorothy, I hope you are well.

    – Mark Hughes

  • julie08
    julie08about 2 years ago

    Wonderful :)

  • Thank you very much Julie.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...about 2 years ago

    Outstanding – looks absolutely stunning when enlarged !

  • Thank you very much Mattie.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful capture….Love the backlight!

  • Many thanks Carol.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Peter Stone
    Peter Stoneabout 2 years ago

    Great capture Mark, looks well on the black bg. I have not seen too many butterflies up here this year, its been so wet. maybe better next year :-)

  • Let’s hope so Peter, thanks for the comments mate.

    – Mark Hughes

  • labaker
    labakerabout 2 years ago

    nicely done Mark.

  • Many thanks Larry.

    – Mark Hughes

  • TomBaumker
    TomBaumkeralmost 2 years ago

    Well done my friend. Like the back ground. Tom

  • Thank you very much Tom, best wishes my friend.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Steve Randall
    Steve Randallalmost 2 years ago

    Lovely capture Mark. Love the detail and lighting.

  • Cheers Steve, all the best, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Matt Aunger
    Matt Aungeralmost 2 years ago

  • Thank you very much Matt.

    – Mark Hughes

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