Butterfly Chrysalis - Today's the Day by Alberto Alanis
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Butterfly Chrysalis - Today's the Day

May 31, 2019

Just before the Monarch Caterpillar to Monarch Butterfly transformation is complete, the green Chrysalis will begin to turn clear and you'll actually be able to see most of the Monarch Caterpillar folded up inside. This shot was taken just an hour or so before the butterfly emerged.

• Canon 5DS R
• Canon 100L
• Shot at 3.5 (10 photos stacked in Zerene Stacker)
• ISO 160
• 1 Einstein flash in the front with an umbrella
• 1 Einstein flash in the back with a dish for backlight

Canon 5DSR
100mm · f/3.5 · 1/160 · ISO 160
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Nice photo. I do closeups when I can. I enjoy macro, but I'm not there yet. Maybe something I can grow into.

Alberto Alanis's picture

Thanks! Macro Photography is an excellent genre to get into, just because there is so much wildlife around you every day that's small. Try it! :)