Brown Butterfly

Brown Butterfly

THE PHOTO:
3rd in the macro series. This tiny little butterfly didn’t really co-operate as far as pointing his head towards the lens. If I could have taken this shot again then I would have used a narrower aperture – say f9 – to get more of the body in focus. Of all the macro series, this was the only one that was conducive to a monochrome output – in this case my favourite chocolate duo-tone.

THE LENS:
Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX APO Macro EX DG HSM

POST-PROCESSING:
Crop, Flip Horizontal, Sharpen, Noise Reduction, Levels and Curves, Mono-tint.

    EXIF:

  • Aperture: ƒ/2.8
  • Camera: NIKON D2X
  • Taken: 28 February, 2006
  • Exposure bias: -1EV
  • Focal length: 150mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/800s
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