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Nessus sphinx


Posted by Yun Gao on Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:10 pm

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Nessus sphinx on butterfly bush. Please correct me if the moth ID is wrong.

Nikon D90, 105mm, f/8, 1/1250, ISO 2000. 80% of original frame. Montreal, July 2020. 

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by Darren5907 on Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:47 pm
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I like everything about this image. Colours, details, subject isolation and sharpness, movement blur of the wings, dynamism, composition.

Knowing how small these critters are, the eye and body pin sharp is really remarkable.
 

by Tom Whelan on Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:07 pm
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The moth looks great, love the capture of the wing motion, and the buddleia setting.
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by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:48 am
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This is really lovely-everything looks clean and sharp, and the colors are so beautiful. I believe the species is correct, and what a beautiful specimen. Love these moths and similar "butterfly" moths.
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