Blue Butterfly in Wheat Field by Laurent Aphecetche

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Aveyron, Midi-Pyrénées, France

Azuré de l’ajonc, Petit Argus (Silver-studded Blue) or Azuré de la faucille (Provençal Short-tailed Blue) ?

For the photographers, this was shot during a trek, with a D700 – ISO 400 1/800th f/8.0 @ 105 mm (Nikon 28-105 mm f/3.5-4.5) , handheld. Develop in Adobe Lightroom (“normal” things like some crop, contrast adjust, vibrance tweak).


blue, butterfly, macro, wheat


  • Lissie E J
    Lissie E Jalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture. Just Beautiful

  • Thanks.

    – Laurent Aphecetche

  • Macky
    Mackyalmost 4 years ago

    I like the comp and contrast, well done and welcome to RedBubble, hope you enjoy your stay. :-)

  • Hi Macky, thanks for the comment and the welcome !

    – Laurent Aphecetche

  • Jon Lees
    Jon Leesalmost 4 years ago

    Another lovely capture, really nice contrast between the butterfly and the wheat!

  • Thanks for the kind words.

    – Laurent Aphecetche

  • DragonflyDancer
    DragonflyDanceralmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful image, Laurent!

  • Thanks Sabrina.

    – Laurent Aphecetche

  • Rinaldo Di Battista
    Rinaldo Di Bat...almost 4 years ago

    Love this shot and the tones…:)

  • Thanks Rinaldo. Glad you like it.

    – Laurent Aphecetche

  • puffin
    puffinalmost 4 years ago

    stunning shot!!!!! love it

  • Thanks !

    – Laurent Aphecetche

  • snapdecisions
    snapdecisionsalmost 4 years ago

    A lovely Common Blue Catch !!! , Trev

  • Thanks Trevor.

    – Laurent Aphecetche

  • DottieDees
    DottieDeesalmost 4 years ago

    This is beautiful with the perfect contrast…love it!

  • Thanks.

    – Laurent Aphecetche

  • Braedene
    Braedenealmost 4 years ago

    Stunning capture – so delicate – love the detail. A fav.

  • Thanks.

    – Laurent Aphecetche

  • Gail Falcon
    Gail Falconalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful image! Wonderful tones!

  • Thanks.

    – Laurent Aphecetche

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