Two butterflies, called Blood Droplets, feed upon a widow flower on a mountain meadow in the Swiss Alps. During the short summer months the thin but nutrient-rich soil nourishes an enormously rich flora up to 50 species of plants per 100 m².
August 2004
Pentax MZ5, Sigma 70-300, f/5.6, 1/500sec, Kodak Ektachrome E6, ISO 100