Wednesday, June 19, 2013

A Monarch Butterfly Celebrates National Pollinator Week

IMG_0679-1June 17-23 is National Pollinator Week, a celebration that recognizes the importance of species such as flies, beetles, bees, butterflies, birds, and  bats in fertilizing everything from flowers to foods.  This Monarch Butterfly was captured on a Dahlia in Stony Creek with my Canon Powershot SX 110 IS, 6mm focal length, 1/320 sec. at f /2.8, ISO 80.

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Charles is a self-taught photographer, who has been capturing nature's beauty for over 25 years.

Born and raised in the Adirondack region, Charles' love for the natural world grew with each passing year. Through hiking, fishing, hunting, and camping adventures, along with hearing stories from his elders, he gained a respect and a deeply rooted devotion to preserve and protect his beloved homeland.

Through his photography and writings, he hopes to inspire folks to get out and enjoy all that nature has to offer, and strives to instill a passion for protection.

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