|Copyright: Gustavo PAULINO (PAULINOGUS) (61)|
|Date Taken: 2009|
|Camera: Canon EOS 400D, 58mm UV|
|Exposure: f/8, 1/40 seconds|
|Details: Tripod: Yes|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2010-02-21 3:02|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|This butterfly are considered to be the largest moths in the world, in terms of total wing surface area (upwards of c. 400 square cm or 65 square inches). Their wingspans are also amongst the largest, from 25-30 cm (10-12 inches).|
ATLAS ATACCUS (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other name "snake's head moth"
Mariposario del Drago - Canaria Island - Spain
jhm, matatur has marked this note useful
Only registered TrekNature members may rate photo notes.
Very impressive moth, with so nice colours. A really amazing big species. Your photo is excellent, with so nice colours, a beautiful blurred background, fine details and excellent composition. Congratulations and TFS,
- [2010-02-21 5:08]
You captured this huge moth with good colors and fine details. tfs.
- [2010-02-21 5:23]
Lovely drawings in the wings, pleasant for look at.
These picture is nice of color and excellent of presentation.
Very well composition, nice captured too. TFS.
Have a nice day,
A mighty moth indeed Gustavo, captured quite expertly from a good vantage point in perfect focus and exposure with rich, natural colours. Thanks for sharing this fine image.
Que sana envidia! siempre me ha llamado mucho la atención esta polilla, debe ser un portento verla en directo. Excelente foto, con luz muy adecuada y muy buen enfoque. Saludos, Jesús