The past weekend, my sister and I went to Balboa Park in San Diego to take photos of flowers, butterflies, and other creepy crawlies. The weather was warm (a bit too hot, actually. Is it strange that I long for the overcast days of England?!) and the breeze from the nearby ocean made the strong sunshine bearable.
I took these photos in one of the smaller gardens at Balboa Park, the Monarch Butterfly Gardens. The butterflies fluttered around quite a bit, but it was still mating season and they stood still long enough for me to take a couple shots and for them to attract the opposite sex.