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Lorraine Boyd
Delmar, New York
11:42 am

Equipment Details:

D7500 with nikon 40mm macro lens

Post-processing Details:

crop and lighting, create a collage with 4 photos

Image Details:

I love the butterflies my coneflowers attract each year. On this day the butterflies were scarce, but the flowers attracted many other insects & bees. The Purple coneflower, also known as echinacea, is a medicinal plant whose flowers can be used to make a tea that strengthens the immune system.