When Scott Thomas recently commented on my “Camping Critters” post about how my ruffled grouse appeared to be moving quickly, I was inspired about what to shoot for his assignment this month about motion photography.
The monarch butterflies are always in frenetic motion around the yard and bushes. I tried to capture a crazy escapade of a monarch around my yard, but the photos didn’t portray motion all that well to me. Here it is when it finally came to rest on a bloom, but with wings still ready to go:
While I was watching the butterfly bushes yesterday, so full of frantic motion of moths and bees and butterflies, I heard that tell-tale call of a raptor up above. It is a different view of motion:
This is my submission to Scott’s motion assignment. There is still time to get involved in this assignment if you would like – posts aren’t due until Wednesday, the 25th at midnight your time.