Butterfly Cycle

These breathtaking images show the lifecycle of a butterfly in stunning detail – from tiny caterpillar to beautiful winged adult emerging from a chrysalis. Keen photographer Sid Mosdell, from Picton, New Zealand, captured the incredible set of images over a painstakingly long period to make sure he had every single moment in the cycle.

These breathtaking images show the lifecycle of a butterfly in stunning detail - from tiny caterpillar to beautiful winged adult emerging from a chrysalis. Keen photographer Sid Mosdell, from Picton, New Zealand, captured the incredible set of images over a painstakingly long period to make sure he had every single moment in the cycle.

These breathtaking images show the lifecycle of a butterfly in stunning detail - from tiny caterpillar to beautiful winged adult emerging from a chrysalis. Keen photographer Sid Mosdell, from Picton, New Zealand, captured the incredible set of images over a painstakingly long period to make sure he had every single moment in the cycle.

These breathtaking images show the lifecycle of a butterfly in stunning detail - from tiny caterpillar to beautiful winged adult emerging from a chrysalis. Keen photographer Sid Mosdell, from Picton, New Zealand, captured the incredible set of images over a painstakingly long period to make sure he had every single moment in the cycle.

These breathtaking images show the lifecycle of a butterfly in stunning detail - from tiny caterpillar to beautiful winged adult emerging from a chrysalis. Keen photographer Sid Mosdell, from Picton, New Zealand, captured the incredible set of images over a painstakingly long period to make sure he had every single moment in the cycle.