I have a couple of exciting news items to share (at least they’re exciting to me). I made an impulse buy over the holidays and bought a new Canon EF 70-200 f2.8 II lens. From most of the reviews I’ve read on the web, this lens gets rave reviews. Since I sold my 100-400mm lens I haven’t had a zoom lens and thought this would be a nice lens to add to my arsenal. So far I like the lens, but I’m not quite used to shooting handheld with this lens.
About Monarch Butterflies. We’ve released over 20 Butterflies in the last two days. We brought many of the Chrysalises indoors during the last cold spell (cold for Houston, not cold for anywhere else in the U.S.) and they have really flourished. I’ve also been helping out someone I recently met by doing some testing for the OE (ophryocystis elektroscirrha) parasite.
Without further adieu, here’s a few pictures using the new lens and of the first Monarchs of 2012.