two butterflies (Polyommatus icarus) mating in a small city park

Category: Nature


Photo and caption by Tjarda de Rooij

After discovering Macro photography for just 2 days I went to a small park nearby my home to look for insects. After following these two butterflies (Polyommatus icarus) to several leaves and laying next to them for about 30 minutes, I took 71 pictures of the two mating butterflies of which this picture was by far the best picture and the only good picture I took of them.

Location: Netherlands, Oss, Brabantstraat


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