Not sure of the name, but scroll back, you’ll see lots of this format for butterfly mattes.
Had this all cropped and edited.. but don’t think I managed to post it. Fresh from its coccoon.
Colour is an illusion created by an agreement with the light and our eyes.
The Rice Paper is almost always co-operative in photos. I like the wings in profile and the light/dark balance.
Today in Unimaginative Nomenclature: The Great Orange Tip
Two Rice Paper butterfiles doing the nasty. NSFW?
Blue morpho up close…. and up sooo much closer. Note each wing scale on the super macro shot!
Back to the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, and more textures and colours of nature.
Some great texture on the individual wing scales. There is so much detail on a butterfly, it always makes me want to capture more.
I like the placement of this Clipper Butterfly, just on the edge of light and shadow.