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Hummingbird Clearwing Moth
02-SEP-2010 Cindy Flood

Hummingbird Clearwing Moth


Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 ,Olympus Zuiko 50 f/2 Macro
1/320s, f/8, iso400 full exif

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Barry 02-Oct-2010 10:30
WT? I must confess, I have never seen anything like this i my entire life... what a great capture Cindy.. the colours are amazing..
Cindi Smith27-Sep-2010 04:43
Wow, what an amazing capture. These moths never cease to amaze me. The composition is great and the details superb. Perfect exposure.
Pat Nighswander 25-Sep-2010 17:35
Excellent image and capture,nice work. I have seen them too they are weird..
Jim Stiles22-Sep-2010 12:59
An excellent capture Cindy, but I have to say... eeeeewwwwww what a creepie bug! I could just imagine a whole bunch of these flying around. Yikes, gives me the creeps to think about it! ;0)

Mohamed Mahmoud22-Sep-2010 02:15
Excellent shot
Frank Kavanagh Photography21-Sep-2010 18:16
Wow, this guy is big. That's a nice fur coat he is wearing.
Michael Edwards21-Sep-2010 15:13
Rudi 21-Sep-2010 12:48
Good work, Cindy! Looks like you're having fun with m43 too. :)
How does that Oly macro work on the m43 cameras, speed-wise I mean?
Bob Stevens21-Sep-2010 00:35
What a great find! And you got him
in a perfect pose. Nicely done!!!
Terry 21-Sep-2010 00:22
Wow, a new critter! It sounds huge!
Great shot - glad you captured it.
Cindy Flood20-Sep-2010 21:09
Thanks, Hal. The eye is behind/below the feeler in the photo. I had never seen one before and was shocked by it. It was the size of a hummingbird.
hal 20-Sep-2010 20:48
A beautiful image with a very unfamiliar insect.
lt has feelers protruding where l expected eyes to be.
A lovely composition with a lovely flower.
Very well captured Cindy. l'm off to google to check this strange beastie :)