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Macroglossum stellatarum

Macroglossum stellatarum
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Copyright: Thijs van Balen jr (Pentaxfriend) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 514 W: 24 N: 1888] (8048)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-06-23
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon 1D mark IV, Canon EF 100 mm F2.8 Macro USM, Digital ISO 320
Exposure: f/8, 1/300 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2017-06-24 14:53
Viewed: 1018
Points: 6
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Macroglossum stellatarum
Hummingbird hawk-moth
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Even at a low shutter speed, you have obtained a razor sharp image of this fluttering Hawk Moth, Thijs.
Your macro lens has done its job of giving sharp focus on its back and front limbs.
Thanks and regards.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2017-06-25 4:31]

Hi Thijs,one of the most difficult things to take with the hummingbirds,a brave attempt but the result isn't the best,but it's very difficult too to made better...eheh..have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

Excellent work , Thijs. Even in such speed focus is perfect; well DOF and BG.
Thanks for sharing,

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