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Niagara Falls - The Rainbow Bridge
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Butterflies Enjoying Nectar
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Butterflies Enjoying Nectar

I was exploring The Butterfly House in St. Louis, Missouri, and caught these guys enjoying their lunch. I loved how they were slightly silhouetted against the window and was lucky to get close enough without disturbing them. My grandmother loved butterflies. Since her passing, my family feels that butterflies are a gentle reminder that she's always with us, so they mean a lot to me.

TAGS: Butterflies, Butterfly, Flower, Missouri, Nature, Silhouette

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Stacy Stockwell.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2017
Total Views: 42
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 9, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 70D
Focal Length: 60mm
Shutter Speed: 1/80
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO100
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