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The Joy of Photographing Butterflies (The Great Spangled Fritillary)

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I spotted these two beautiful Great Spangled Fritillary butterflies (Nymphalidae family) in our backyard.

Throughout its wide range of flight, the Great Spangled Fritillary is most common in July but can be found flying from early June into September depending on location and weather conditions.

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Will Moneymaker

Will has been creating photographs and exploring his surroundings through his lens since 2000. He is a husband of twenty-eight years, father of four children, and has one grandchild. Follow along as he shares his thoughts and adventures in photography.