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Photo Info

Dimensions4410 x 2939
Original file size5.26 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken29-Aug-21 16:38
Date modified2-Jan-23 20:01
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D850
Focal length200 mm
Focal length (35mm)200 mm
Max lens aperturef/4.4
Exposure1/320 at f/4.5
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern
Skipper on NE Aster_J1F0486

Skipper on NE Aster_J1F0486

New England Aster's (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) beautiful late summer blooms attract many pollinators like this Eastern Dunn Skipper (Euphyes vestris).

The aster tends to develop numerous blooms that open over a period of weeks, providing a a good supply of nectar that may last until early autumn.

Location: Burke Lake Park, Fairfax County, VA