I am always astounded by the beauty of adult butterflies. Sometimes, however, I tend to forget about the beauty and magnificence of the life stages of metamorphosis, the biological process by which butterflies and moths are transformed from eggs to adults. This video includes selected life stages of specimens I have photographed and videographed in Alabama and other southeastern states over the past two years. For highest quality viewing, select either 2160p or 1440p on your YouTube player and view full screen. Turn speakers on for background sounds.