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From close range

Butterflies aren’t camera shy, but the challenging pursuit parallels hunting

September 12, 2010
By Walt Young,

For me, a camera is an essential piece of outdoor gear regardless of the time of year or the activity I'm engaged in. Sometimes my camera is the only piece of gear I take on some outings, which often turn into mini photo safaris. A couple of those short hikes recently produced some exceptional opportunities to photograph several species of late-summer butterflies.

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