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A few more images of the spurge hawkmoth I found in the garden during the summer, along with a few shadows for today Smile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:spurge hawkmoth
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:7 Dec 2013 - 6:13 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Shadows, Spurge hawkmoth, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:65
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ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2013 - 6:24 AM

These shots are amazing, Carol.
You have then finger-trained now!
Excellent!

Last Modified By ddolfelin at 7 Dec 2013 - 6:24 AM

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dven
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7 Dec 2013 - 6:41 AM

A lovely set

dven

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Mike_Young
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7 Dec 2013 - 7:09 AM

Thats a beauty Carol

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2013 - 7:19 AM

Wow...fantastic shot in V1, Carol. Look at those colours! What a beaut this fella is. Great detail you got on him too Smile

Vs 2 and 3 are sooo sweet. That's what I love about moths. They're comfortable perching on you, unlike butterflies Grin

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2013 - 7:25 AM

brilliant set carol fantastic detail super colours and textures v1 for me today a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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jaktis
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7 Dec 2013 - 7:26 AM

Superb details in V1 and a good sense of scale with the others

Peter

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LynneJoyce
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7 Dec 2013 - 8:14 AM

A rare beauty and a tame one too! Some of your best shots.

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viscostatic
7 Dec 2013 - 8:24 AM

A beautiful moth Carol and great photos of it.

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Philip_H
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7 Dec 2013 - 8:29 AM

Beautiful and cute, Carol.

P.

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ColleenA
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7 Dec 2013 - 8:33 AM

I am always amazed how you get critters to sit comfortably on your fingers....great images Carol

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ali63
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7 Dec 2013 - 8:58 AM

Super images Carol,

Ali Smile

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Caziwinkles
7 Dec 2013 - 9:00 AM

Thumbs up for these Carol! Especially V3 - you must have such steady hands to get them to perch on your finger AND photograph them at the same time!. Smile

Carol

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termite53
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7 Dec 2013 - 9:01 AM

Pin sharp, love them

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2013 - 9:34 AM

Astounding detail and lovely hints of colour.
Well trained critters you find to sit on your finger!
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Lillian
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7 Dec 2013 - 9:38 AM

Really don't think they get better than these Carol
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accipiter
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7 Dec 2013 - 10:10 AM

A wonderful set here Carol - as usual. Fine work. A

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7 Dec 2013 - 10:26 AM

Fantastic macro work, as ever, Carol!Smile

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AlexAppleby
7 Dec 2013 - 10:54 AM

It looks massive in the first shot, but then you get a real sense of proportion in the other two!

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kuvailija
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7 Dec 2013 - 11:07 AM

As above is said many times , very good macro work once again. - Of course! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

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achieverswales
7 Dec 2013 - 11:30 AM

Awesome and V1 for me they are very beautiful insects Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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Sylviwhalley
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7 Dec 2013 - 11:31 AM

Three great shots.
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TonyDy
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7 Dec 2013 - 11:35 AM

Superb shots, Carol, particularly No 1.
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7 Dec 2013 - 11:42 AM

Oh isnt he lovely and smooth Carol.....so well groomedGrinGrin
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
7 Dec 2013 - 11:47 AM

Totally excellent Carol !!

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CaroleS
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7 Dec 2013 - 12:05 PM

Super shots CarolSmile

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7 Dec 2013 - 12:42 PM

Wow! Great images of a beautiful moth, Carol
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AnneWorner
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7 Dec 2013 - 1:15 PM

Such a beauty Carol. I have, somewhere in the house! the pupae of the giant tiger moth - the caterpillar escaped from the tent and now we will have to wait til spring for it to emerge. I hope it doesn't land on my face in the middle of the night!

Anne

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mikbee
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7 Dec 2013 - 1:56 PM

Terrific close ups Carol.
Well detailed and coloured.
Excellent.
Mick.

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7 Dec 2013 - 2:03 PM

magical

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7 Dec 2013 - 3:06 PM

Terrific close-up shots, Carol.
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7 Dec 2013 - 3:50 PM

Excellent captures CarolSmile


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Joline
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7 Dec 2013 - 3:57 PM

The hawk moth is very well dressedSmile We have quite a few of these around in the summer, too.

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TrevBatWCC
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7 Dec 2013 - 4:19 PM

A stunning set as always, Carol, and you've certainly got him well trained too! Smile
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7 Dec 2013 - 4:48 PM

Great set of shots Carol. I thought it would be huge until I seen it on your finger. A very handsome chap. Moira

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7 Dec 2013 - 5:24 PM

A beautiful capture
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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
7 Dec 2013 - 6:00 PM

Three beautiful captures Smile

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7 Dec 2013 - 7:40 PM

These shots are amazing, do like v3

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7 Dec 2013 - 8:31 PM

So beautiful, love the fine detail

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dark_lord
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7 Dec 2013 - 9:14 PM

Nice capture of this moth.
Doesn't really need the pink line, it's a good shot.

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8 Dec 2013 - 8:52 PM

Beautiful captures as always, Carol !
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9 Dec 2013 - 3:31 PM

What a brilliant macro Carol, the detail and clarity is simply awesome considering the equipment you have at your disposal. The Big O will be green with envy when he sees this magnificent specimen and will be begging Sue to take him on holiday to Crete asap!Wink

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10 Dec 2013 - 10:17 AM

I like the glance at his underclothes Smile
lovely moth and great shots!

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