Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus)

  A close up. If you want a picture of a butterfly you should get comfortable and be patient. The butterfly will eventually stop long enough for you to take the picture, you just have

Gulf Fritillary Butterfly on a Zinnia Flower

  One of my very favorite butterfly photos. This gulf fritillary butterfly almost looks like a painting. I used the macro setting on my camera as I often do for closeup shots and this one