Nicholaston Burrows on the Gower Peninsula is a good place to see Marbled Whites, surely Britain's most-beautiful of this butterfly family. Despite the fairly overcast conditions on Monday evening, a few sunny intervals had goaded maybe a dozen of these 'leps' into action. The semi-cloudy conditions meant they were perhaps more docile than usual, and I was able to sneak up for a few handheld close-ups with my 90mm macro lens:
I returned again on Wednesday evening, but was greeted by a shower and far fewer butterflies. This shot, taken with my 70-200mm mounted on a tripod, and using an extension tube to enable closer focus, was all I could manage:
This wet summer has been very poor for butterflies, so to get any shots of them in the bag was a bonus!