Giant Swallowtail Butterfly (Three Photographs)

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These butterflies are larger than some birds (e.g. warblers). Normally you have to chase these insects, or be lucky and have one land nearby, like this one did. I used a long telephoto lens, my macro lens would not reach. These were also processed in MacPhuns’ latest Luminar version for PC and Apple. There is a new filter that uses Artificial Intelligence, the accent filter. It’s a slider that does a lot of the heavy work on exposure, highlight, shadows etc. In fact it does much of what the basic panel does in Lightroom, except it’s one slider. I am not sure I want to give up total control to this filter but it is very good. I am using Luminar as an external filter in Photoshop so my workflow is intact. I find it works better in Photoshop as a filter than Lightroom where it duplicates the file as a Tiff file.

5 responses

  1. Fabulous photographs 🙂

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    July 9, 2017 at 12:00 pm

  2. I love the detail – a work of art!

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    July 10, 2017 at 10:34 pm

  3. Nice photos Victor, but that’s a Tiger Swallowtail.

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    July 13, 2017 at 3:53 pm

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