Elephant Hawk Moth

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  1. Pirate Neilsouth

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    wow the 2nd pci is great! is that its true colors? trippy moth. good shot!
     
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    Nice shots!

    Thats one funky moth!

    Have you ever seen the caterpillar? strange looking thing
     
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    Ron Evers Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Neat! Looks like a sweet confection not a real critter.
     
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    Amazing macros. Do you mind if I ask what lens you used on these and did you use any extention tubes?
     
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    Beautiful creature, it has wonderful colors, not like other moths. Unique!
     
  7. Pirate Neilsouth

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    Thanks everyone

    Sigma AF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG macro ;)

    and thanks
     
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    Interesting angles, colors, shapes. Great photos!
     
  9. Overread

    Overread has a hat around here somewhere Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Moths on the windowframe - I know it well! :)
    Hope you don't mind if I steal the id - I think met one of these beauties the other day.

    I like your shooting angles in both - though I think you need to focus just a little closer, its great to see that furry back and body in detail, but don't miss the eys either (first looks ok second just missed)

    Also like the feeling of how big the moth is in your second shot - he looks big
     

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