The Buddleia in Our Back Garden

A mere twenty steps from our back door is a by-now well-established Buddleia bush, normally irresistible to butterflies and bees – although apparently not at the precise moment I took this photo a couple of days ago.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Fifty Steps Away

Black and white on white

This black and white butterfly was happy to feast on the white buddleia bush that grows in our garden.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: White

Macro Moments: Week 20 – Butterfly on Buddleia

Back in the summer, our buddleia bushes were, as usual, hosts to many butterflies. This was one of them that I managed to isolate and get back-lit.


Nikon D800 with Nikkor 70-200mm f2.8 lens at 200mm. 1/250 at f6.7, ISO 500. Cropped and edited in Lightroom.

Macro Moments Week 20

Butterflies on Buddleia

An hour or so on a sunny afternoon, loitering with intent around the buddleia (well named as the ‘butterfly bush’) produced these images:

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dialogue

Not sure that these two butterflies, captured on my buddleia (“butterfly bush”) this very afternoon, had much to say to each other, but there was probably a dialogue of some sort going on.