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Another visitor to my lounge late one evening, this rather attractive moth.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:nocturnal visitor
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:23 Aug 2012 - 5:17 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flash / lighting, General, Lighting, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:66
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
23 Aug 2012 - 5:28 AM

Love V1 - so original, and I like the wing details in the other two.
Excellent work Carol! IB

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 6:24 AM

Very fine indeed Carol. It looks as though its made from bark.

Andy

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 6:47 AM

I thought it was an aircraft when I saw the thumbnail. Interesting little critter and No. 1 gets the vote.

Albert

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 6:48 AM

No 1 is an unusual view, reminds me a lot of some Stealth aircraft
V2 and 3 show the pretty wings very well

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howdog
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23 Aug 2012 - 6:59 AM

Love the detail! Great macro shots V1 for meSmile
Iain

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 7:07 AM

Great macros, Carol. Good to know your little pals even come looking to be your models indoors too!

Ann

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33056 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 7:08 AM

Three rather breathtaking macro photographs Moira, which really capture as much colour and detail as possible.

Regards Nathan

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 7:11 AM

Three fantastic and great images,Carol,V1 is my favorite,
saeid

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LynneJoyce
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23 Aug 2012 - 7:25 AM

Three great shots but V1 is outstanding.

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 7:29 AM

A beautifully marked moth.

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84270 forum postsKarenFB vcard England162 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 7:37 AM

Version 3 is my favourite today - a gorgeous angle. Smile

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skewey
skewey  831 forum posts England
23 Aug 2012 - 7:44 AM

Excellent macro work.

Paul

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 7:48 AM

Three great shots Carol -

Quote: No 1 is an unusual view, reminds me a lot of some Stealth aircraft

My thoughts too

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 7:49 AM

brilliant set carol wonderful detail and tones v1 for me today but my daught woul;d not like it she hates moths Sad a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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Badgerfred
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23 Aug 2012 - 7:53 AM

3 super images Carol, V1 a clear favourite,
Fred.

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 8:09 AM

My first thought was that he's doing the splits or jumping over one of those horses in the gym. Smile Love v1 for the pov. Fabulous detail Carol!
Ann

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Jat_Riski
Jat_Riski e2 Member 664 forum postsJat_Riski vcard United Kingdom
23 Aug 2012 - 8:13 AM

Excellent capture, Carol.

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
23 Aug 2012 - 8:49 AM

Brilliant captures Carol! V.busy again and heading to Spain next month so may not be on the site much Sad

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 8:51 AM

You have some interesting visitors Carol and you are always prepared with the camer to hand.Smile
Joan.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 8:55 AM

she is lovely .
What wonderful antennae
V1 is awesome

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 9:02 AM

Wow never seen one like that. Its amazing. Well caught. Hope it missed the candle flame! Love V1 and the crop. Paul

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digital_boi
23 Aug 2012 - 9:38 AM

happy to be no 30 today Carol V1 for me good capture and well presented

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 9:45 AM

Although I like butterflies, I don't like moths! Think it stems from when I was young, when big ones got into the house would flutter about around my face! Sad However, these are three fine captures, Carol, this is definitely the best way to view them! Wink
Trev Smile

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 10:38 AM

Interesting looking moth.
Three great images.Split vote as V1 is fantastic pov
and V2 and V3 show us the wings so beautifully.
KateGrinGrin

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crookymonsta
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23 Aug 2012 - 11:07 AM

V1 for me, Carol, fantastic detail and a fab background
Sandra

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TonyDy
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23 Aug 2012 - 11:10 AM

Great shots, Carol - love No 1.
Tony

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WhiteRose1
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23 Aug 2012 - 11:33 AM

Three excellent captures, but v1 wins it by a head-onGrin We've had a few of similar looking moths in the past in our house. They maybe 'Engrailed moths' (Ectropis crepuscularia poss.)

Dave

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achieverswales
23 Aug 2012 - 12:31 PM

V1 for the point of view Carol, excellent set of this beauty.

Regards

Trev.

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prabhusinha
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23 Aug 2012 - 1:30 PM

A fine set.

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Sylviwhalley
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23 Aug 2012 - 2:25 PM

Three great captures.
Sylvia

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sparrowhawk
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23 Aug 2012 - 3:16 PM

absolutely brilliant Carol especially v1

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8754 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1587 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 3:37 PM

3 lovelyy images, Carol. Having done some googling for pictures, I think Dave may be right.

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gajewski
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23 Aug 2012 - 4:57 PM

Great point of view, Carol.
-=\Walter

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Lillian
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23 Aug 2012 - 5:02 PM

Looking at the thumbnail Carol, I thought you had him flying towards you...with a wow!
a good set
Lillian

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CaroleS
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23 Aug 2012 - 5:06 PM

You do attract some strange visitors - V1 for me
Carole

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7404 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom987 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 5:40 PM

This is brilliant - cool, precise, perfectly balanced. Macro symmetry.
Moira

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 7:00 PM

Great set, love V1

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 346 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 8:05 PM

Very nicely captured Carol a wonderful subject too.

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23 Aug 2012 - 11:20 PM

Three lovely detailed images Carol...I do like V1..
Hotter again today Phew!!!! but knowing we have a short time to go for cooler weather helpsSmile
Pauline.

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sweetpea62
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24 Aug 2012 - 12:32 AM

Excellent macro work Carol..Lin

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moiral
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24 Aug 2012 - 5:05 AM

Very well captured Carol. Moira

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posty57
posty57  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 6:15 AM

Looks about the same size as a 'buzzard' ! Stunning detail as usual...Smile

Barry

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Glostopcat
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24 Aug 2012 - 7:07 AM

Three terrific close ups of this moth Carol, v1 is my favourite I love the PoV where it looks like a bomber about to take off. I bet the Big O would be tickled pink if he saw these and he'd be able to id this fine specimen too!Smile

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ChristineD
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25 Aug 2012 - 1:58 PM

Great macro shots

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katie9
katie9 Junior Member 5 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2012 - 6:38 PM

i love the markings on it's wings on V2

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