RED ADMIRAL BUTTERFLY STUDIES (WINGS CLOSED)


Red admiral butterflies – God’s gift to amateur photographers, including myself. Colourful, prolific, simple to identify, usually within easy camera reach. All very well, but sometimes they are so busy feeding that the colourful topside is kept hidden. These images from Dorset attempt to show that closed-wing images of feeding red admirals have the interest if not the good cheer factor of the popular view. See what you think…

7 thoughts on “RED ADMIRAL BUTTERFLY STUDIES (WINGS CLOSED)

  1. I know nothing about butterflies and I’m not very good at macros, but I know a good one when I see one. Well done! 🙂 I’ll bear your words in mind when the butterfly season starts, RH.

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