On Sun, Jul 31, 2022 at 3:15 PM MICHAEL GORDON via olympus <
> Thanks for looking and your generous comments, Joel. I have a final
> composition in mind but always leave some room to crop with flutterbys on
> digital to keep the subject more centrally where the lens is sharper. I
> cropped about 25% which is average. I can leave even more room with
> I prefer to have the shot composed at near final form for OM.
> I grew white hybrid echinacea just to get a nice Monarch shot. It took
> me 3 seasons. Now they have mostly reverted purple and monarchs are less
> common here, so that may be it. At least it is an OM shot.
Looks like it was worth the wait. I was not aware of that hybrid
coneflower until recently when I saw one in a local park. I got some shots
of it, but unfortunately no monarchs deigned to please me. But the sun
comes up again tomorrow...
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