f11news is brought to you by Landscape Photography Magazine & Wild Planet Photo Magazine

Glasswing Butterfly, Aston, Sheffield, England by Janice Gill

This shot was taken at the Butterfly House at Aston, Sheffield. Taking macro shots of insects demands a lot of patience but I was rewarded here with a beautiful light reflected from the flower onto the Glasswing Butterfly.

Macro is one of my favourite photographic genre, so I invested in a good quality macro lens which also doubles as a portrait lens.
When working in high humidity environments such as this, a lens cloth is essential to keep clearing condensation.

The Butterfly House is open all year and is a great family destination. There are plenty of other animals and birds to keep everyone interested.


Camera Olympus E-M10 MarkII
Lens Olympus 60mm Macro
Aperture f5.6
S/S 1/60s
ISO 200
Additional Notes UV filter, Lens cloth essential.
Upload Your Picture
Take Part
Your picture will be published on this website and will also be promoted via our Flickr page and all our social media platforms to over 600.000 followers. You might also be invited to publish it in Landscape Photography Magazine.
Please share this post.

About Author 

Avatar

Leave A Reply

s2Member®