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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A beautiful orange butterfly posing on a leaf

At the Museum of Natural Science with my family, I was amazed to find this live butterfly display. As this butterfly floated around magically, I had to quickly change my lens from the family photo lens to get down to business quick lens, a Macro lens!! This beautiful butterfly happened to land on a leaf and I maneuvered around, very patiently and slowly, until I was able to get the pink flower into the background.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Houston, Texas, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3000
Copyright: © Richard McKenzie