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The Monarch Butterfly

Out on the grounds of the Naval Live Oaks Reservation in Gulf Breeze, Florida where I photographed this Monarch Butterfly during a late afternoon. This was a handheld shot using the Sony A7RM4 with the Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS lens. Camera setting were: 1/3200 sec at f/3.5, ISO 320.

Gulf Fritillary Butterfly

Photographed this Gulf Fritillary Butterfly on the grounds of Naval Live Oaks Reservation in Gulf Breeze Florida during a late Sunday afternoon. Photographed using the Sony A7RM4 with the Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM lens. This was a handheld shot with camera settings of: 1/5000 sec at f/2.8, ISO 100.

Common Buckeye Butterfly

The Common Buckeye Butterfly on the grounds of the Naval Live Oaks Reserve in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Camers used was the Sony A7RM4 with the Sony FE 70-2000mm F2.8 GM OSS lens. Handheld shot at 1/400 sec at f/2.8, ISO 160.

Zebra Longwing Butterfly

This Zebra Longwing Butterfly was hanging out on the grounds of Naval Love Oaks Reservation in Gulf Breeze, Florida during the early morning hour. This handheld shot was done using the Sony A7RM4 with the Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS lens. Camera setting were 1/3200 sec at f/2.8, ISO 125.

The Gulf Fritillary Butterfly

The Gulf Fritillary Butterfly on the grounds of the Navel Live Oak Reservation located in Gulf Breeze, Florida. To photograph this butterfly the Sony A7RM4 was used along with the Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS lens. Camera settings were 1/5000 sec at f/2.8, ISO 100.

Long-tail Skipper Butterfly

This Log-tailed Skipper Butterfly was hanging out on the grounds of the Naval Live Oaks Reservation in Gulf Breeze, Florida during the early afternoon. This was a handheld shot using the Sony A7RM4 with the Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS lens. Camera setting were 1/3200 sec at f/2.8, ISO 100.

Buckeye Butterfly

The Buckeye Butterfly during the morning hour on the grounds of Fort Pickens located on the West end of Pensacola Beach Florida. To capture this shot I used the Sony A7RM4 with the Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM lens, This was a handheld shot with camera settings of 1/4000 sec at f/2.8, ISO 160.

Sparrow Snack Time

As I was driving on to the parking lot on the West end of Pensacola Beach Florida on the bay side I saw this Sparrow enjoying a snack with of some Sea Oaks. I new I would never be able to get out the SUV before the bird would have flown away. I aways have a camera on the seat next to me. So I grabbed my Sony A7RM4 that had the FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS lens attached and actually shot through the front windshield. Not sure what I would get but I wanted to give it try. I ended up with a fairly good image. Camera setting with this handheld shot were 1/3200 sec at f/2.8, ISO 100. Point here is aways be ready to capture that shot. Cheers and be safe.

Gulf Fritillary Butterfly

Gulf Fritillary Butterfly hanging out during the morning hour on the ground of Navel Live Oak Reservation in Gulf Breeze, Florida. This handheld shot was done using the Sony A7Rm4 with the Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS lens. Camera settings were 1/3200 sec at f/2.8. ISO 50.

The Working Bee

This Bee was hard at work during the late morning hour on the grounds of the Naval Live Oaks Reservation located in Gulf Breeze, Florida. This shot was captured using the sony A7RM4 with the Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS lens. With this hand held shot the camera settings were 1/3200 sec at f/8.0, ISO 500.