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it may be one of Britains most common moths at this time of year, but i tell you, for me,-- its well out of any comfort zone, i feel dizzy when i look through a macro. as any of my friends will tell you , i must have fallen down and accidently pressed the shutter to take this. Wink
thanks for looking, be gentle
Phil
1/230sec f16 macro lens tripod 500asa raw auto wb

Camera:fujiS5pro
Lens:90MM TAMRON SP MACRO Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:burnet moth
Username:NEWMANP NEWMANP
Uploaded:29 Jun 2009 - 4:08 PM
Tags:General, Wildlife / nature
Votes:50

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6142 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2009 - 4:09 PM

well worth falling down for..... I think this is truely amazing

Linda

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motorsportpictures

Siperb shot, well caught.
Scott

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Dusan
Dusan  5 Sri Lanka
29 Jun 2009 - 4:09 PM

Nice capture! amazing colour
Dusan

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helena
helena  10134 forum posts United Kingdom
29 Jun 2009 - 4:12 PM

A lovely image, striking colours,

Tara x

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cjl47
cjl47 e2 Member 6cjl47 vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2009 - 4:13 PM

Great close up. Had one drop onto the car on Saturday at the supermarket.
chris

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2009 - 4:19 PM

An excellent close up shot, such super detail and colours

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Admiral_Frost
29 Jun 2009 - 4:30 PM

Well fall and take more a great shot.
Dave

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Rachel99
Rachel99  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2009 - 4:32 PM

Super macro

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sally_gorse
29 Jun 2009 - 4:42 PM

Excellent Detail and Very nice Macro Shot

Carl Gorse

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SoulOfNature
29 Jun 2009 - 4:54 PM

A brilliantly sharp shot,great detail.

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Scaramanga
Scaramanga e2 Member 737 forum postsScaramanga vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2009 - 4:56 PM

Great details and the red is wonderful.

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maryg
maryg e2 Member 666 forum postsmaryg vcard Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
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The detail in large is wonderful , even the stem it's perched on has fabulous detail and colour, the moth itself is superbly detailed and great colour saturation.never see anything like that around here , just horrible clegs intent on sucking my life blood away
Mary

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fossilized  1079 forum posts United Kingdom
29 Jun 2009 - 6:10 PM

Lovely capture.
Jean

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Briwooly
Briwooly  9452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2009 - 6:20 PM


Quote: i must have fallen down and accidently pressed the shutter to take this

you need to do it more often Wink Smile

Brian.................................

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RAUL
RAUL  6 Italy
29 Jun 2009 - 7:16 PM

Great red.
Raul

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shandoor
shandoor  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2009 - 7:16 PM

Wow absolutely superb amazing colours love all the flourescent blue colours as well superb detail (sorry spelling gone down the tubes)
Alexa

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2009 - 8:18 PM

pretty colours, nice work.lesley

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martin.w
martin.w e2 Member 12355 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2009 - 8:19 PM

A good effort and spot as I never see these sort of things. Looking large though looks like a slight movemnet of the moth or twig that just stops it short of excellent. Still well worth a vote though Smile

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NEWMANP e2 Member 61587 forum postsNEWMANP vcard United Kingdom574 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2009 - 10:21 PM

thanks everyone, better response than i expected.
yes, you are totally correct Martin. - the sticky out pointy bits on its head are a little blurred, i was pushing things a bit though at 500asa f16, i expect one of the batch will be fully sharp but probably at the expense of a messy background or something. probably flash is the way to go, i havnt a clue with natural history.
not to worry. just ringing the changes a bit.
Phil

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30 Jun 2009 - 6:02 AM

Awesome butterfly. Beautiful colour. Sandy

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2009 - 6:05 AM

Nice one

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2009 - 3:18 PM

A great accident, Phil! Cracking shot.
TrevB Smile

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