Katsura tree

Freshly be-leaved Katsura tree on a dull spring day glows with its own light (OK, I applied some vignetting to emphasis what was there but it does glow. A remarkable tree)

  • Aperture: ƒ/3.2
  • Camera: ILCE-7M2
  • Focal length: 35mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/60s

Northern Spring Azure

Northern Spring Azure (Celastrin lucia) … the azure bit comes from the colour of the upper surface of the wings, which is never revealed when these butterflies are at rest.

  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Camera: DSC-RX10M3
  • Focal length: 220mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/640s