• Aperture: ƒ/18
  • Camera: NIKON D3S
  • Taken: 18 November, 2013 11:18
  • Focal length: 210mm
  • ISO: 1600
  • Shutter speed: 1/200 s

Most focus on the underside of the wings, or ventral, but the dorsal (upperside) is in my eyes equally wonderful. The problem is of course that this is rarely displayed when stationary, so mostly luck or a large number of exposures can ensure a photo of the upper side. disturbed by my slow movements.

Astarte Eighty-eight (Callicore astarte)

This particular location is the “shipyard” of Cristalino Jungle Lodge (where the boats are taken on land), which was crowded with many different species. Luckily there were very few guest at the time I was at this hotspot, so the butterflies were more or less only disturbed by my slow movements.