“Summer’s Day Scene”
I spotted this little brown butterfly in the garden beds at Civic Park in Newcastle, Australia while I was taking macro photographs. I only had a few seconds to capture it quickly a couple of times before it flew away – I crouched down and leaned in a little bit to shoot at an angle that increased the amount of colour in the blurred background.
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The original digital photograph was taken with a Canon 450D and a 55 – 250 mm lens:
Exposure time: 1/640 sec.
ISO speed: ISO-200
Exposure bias: -0.7 step
Focal length: 100 mm [ on a 55-250 mm lens ]