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Copyright: Kiran K V (sunkirana) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 137 W: 29 N: 199] (1143)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-10-15
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/125 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-10-24 7:35
Viewed: 3904
Points: 2
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This is an Atlas moth. Been in search of this elusive moth. Searched through a Thai Butterfly park - found a dead one. Eventually got MANY live ones in the Bali park. A nice park - must go for butterfly enthusiaists. Not VERY big though.

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2007-03-27 13:27]
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Hi Kiran.
Very interesting idea. Great magnification ratio. Excellent composition but it is more important how to improve this type of shooting.

I think you already have known it. However, I repeat some key moments. Aperture value (f/2.8) is too large. It is not necessary to aspire to the minimal distance of shooting. At minimal distance DOF is very shallow despite even small aperture values. This mistake I have admitted yesterday, photographing the microscopic flower, one of that I photographed in autumn and did it very successfully. Yesterday I did not manage any good macro shot. It is better then to use crop. What has happened with background (its colours) I do not know.
My best wishes and TFS.
Alexei.

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