Substantial Dihedral Angle

© Nikki McDonald

Substantial Dihedral Angle

Uploaded: July 26, 2020 | Entered: July 26, 2020 11:22:13


It's all in the wings. When our son, who happens to have a degree in aerospace engineering, saw this photo and a couple of others I'd taken at virtually the same moment, he mentioned anhedral and dihedral angles, referring to the wing angle (upward or downward from horizontal). This a painted lady butterfly (Vanessa virginiensis) on a coneflower. They are currently migrating through our area and make a great subject for experimentation with the extension tubes I got recently as they are much more interested in feeding than they are in me! Category: Bugs (Details and Macro)

Exif: Camera: SONY ILCA-77M2; Shutter Speed: 1/4000; Aperture: f/4.5; ISO: 2000; Orientation: ; Date: 2020:07:23 22:37:11


Janet Criswell level-deluxe July 26, 2020

Beautiful capture, Nikki! And thanks for the info! #1743585

Bob Cournoyer level-classic July 26, 2020

Would make another great mask!! #11821076

Terry Korpela level-deluxe July 27, 2020

Nicely Done Nikki! #11821142

Michele Peterson level-classic July 28, 2020

Very pretty, and super sharp details! #11821589

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