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Pieris rapae (Cabbage White)

I'm still learning to take photos of butterflies - I always figured these white things were moths but I was wrong. These two were very active (chasing each other it seemed) and were very particular about which flowers they fed on.


Camera: Nikon D800
Date: Saturday, August 16th, 2014 at 11:32 AM
Exposure: 1/640 sec at f4.5
Exposure Compensation: 851 ev
ISO: 100 asa
Lens: 105mm f/2.8D AF Micro-Nikkor
With cropping (you see 29% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 194mm lens on a 35mm camera
Region: North America, British Columbia, Canada
Scientific Name: species related to Pieris rapae (Cabbage White)
Tag: flower, insect
Larger image: 1999 x 1333
Raw image: 3984 x 2656

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