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Another visitor to my lounge during the evening, this rather attractive moth.

Lens:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:another nocturnal visitor
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:14 Sep 2012 - 5:50 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flash / lighting, General, Lighting, Macro, Moth, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:57
Voters:Ade_Osman · Ray42 · TJC63 · Andysnapper · marktc · fentiger · goso · andylea · phillG · SUE118 · annettep38 · KarenFB · Badgerfred · CaroleS · jennialexander · gingerdelight · mrswoolybill · barbarahirst · hasslebladuk · Glostopcat · NaturesHaven · EAS · RonnieAG · fificat100 · Tibetan · mex · TonyDy · Arty · WhiteRose1 · SandraKay · BarbaraR · Irishkate · Growmore · digital_boi · crookymonsta · saeidNL · Joline · SlowSong · User_Removed · carmenfuchs · Chinga · jaktis · pluckyfilly · Philip_H · exposure · DitoInacio · prabhusinha · KBan · LynneJoyce · Silverzone · dven · cptdaniel · bagman · evelen · gajewski · iancatch · PhillipMinnis ·
Views:164
Unique Views:70
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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 6:07 AM

I still can't work out what it is mate?......We have similar species, but all slightly differing to this one. Just for change you have me stumped!!! Sad

Ade

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 6:34 AM

Ade stumped!!! It must be an unknown species - let it be known from now on as Carol's moth
Great shots Carol

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TJC63
TJC63  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 6:44 AM

Wonderful shots Carol, in v1 the shape of the moth is like one of those stylised angels. The detail and pose in v3 is almost intimidating. Excellent stuff.

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 6109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 6:46 AM

3 great shots and again an interesting, handsome beastie.

Andy

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marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 6:50 AM


Quote: Wonderful shots Carol, in v1 the shape of the moth is like one of those stylised angels. The detail and pose in v3 is almost intimidating. Excellent stuff.

Couldn't have said it better myself. Great capture Carol.

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 6:57 AM

With the shape of the wings it is more like a butterfly than a moth. Good close-up work.

Albert

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84417 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 7:26 AM

Beautifully caught, it's posing brilliantly for you! If Ade can't ID it for you, I'm not even trying!!! Grin

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 7:29 AM

Beautiful wings, I like all three poses!

And if Ade can't identify it he'll have to name it after you.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
14 Sep 2012 - 7:44 AM


Quote: Beautiful wings, I like all three poses!

And if Ade can't identify it he'll have to name it after you.

,
sums it up for me SmileSmileSmile
Fred.

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 7:53 AM

Think I've cracked it, well you know I don't like being beaten Grin I'm 95% sure it's a variation of one of the many Carpet Moths/Geometers, probably specific to your area of the world. I found several similar species but nothing quite the same, however this might be down to the colour balance of the image and the fact it was probably taken with flash......Sorry I can't be more specific......I bleed'in hate it when you throw me a curve ball Tongue

Ade

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 460 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 7:59 AM

Got everyone thinking again Carol - three very good images.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Carole

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gingerdelight
14 Sep 2012 - 8:20 AM

Wonderful captures Carol! I love the shadows in the first two and the POV in V3 is amazing!
Carol

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 8:31 AM

V1 really is special ...

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 8:38 AM

Excellent set of images the detail jumps out at you
mike

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Glostopcat
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14 Sep 2012 - 8:59 AM

I thought you'd outfoxed the Big O at first but I should have known that the old buzzard would find out what it was in the end!Smile A terrific set of close ups Carol, not surprised to see you carpet so many votes already. I'd be very careful if I were you, it looks like the Big O has converted you to the dark side, you will know that there is no turning back if you wake up tomorrow morning craving cider and speaking with a West Country accent!Tongue

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NaturesHaven
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14 Sep 2012 - 9:02 AM

Love the shape of the wings..........V3 looks like a cast member of Alien...........GrinGrinGrinGrin

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 9:10 AM

What an attractive little visitor, whatever its ID!

Ann

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
14 Sep 2012 - 9:40 AM

Eeee By Gum Lass, them be reet nece foto's, love all three Brilliantly captured well done you, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinTongue

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TonyDy
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14 Sep 2012 - 9:57 AM

Super trio, Carol.
Tony

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51241 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 10:18 AM

A very good set, Carol, 1 & 3 are real beauties though. v1 is an excellent composition especially with the shadow, and v3 is very imposing, almost intimidating.

Dave

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SandraKay
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14 Sep 2012 - 10:21 AM

Some good detail against the blue background.
Sandra

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 10:24 AM

Such a lovely blue image.
Great detail and shadows.
I especially love V1.

B.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 10:50 AM

A lovely specimen and I do love all the banter in IDing!
Forgot to check if yesterday's moth was indentified!
No wonder I don't get any house work done!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 10:54 AM

So yesterday's was a type of Burnet!
I only know the spotted one!
KateGrin

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Growmore
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14 Sep 2012 - 10:56 AM

Very unusual moth Carol, it's well captured.
Gary

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digital_boi
14 Sep 2012 - 11:21 AM

a fine moffTongue indeed V1 for me Carol

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 11:41 AM

Fantastic and great set of images,well done,
saeid

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Joline
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14 Sep 2012 - 12:11 PM

v1 looks like he is sculpted from bark....a very interesting species.

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
14 Sep 2012 - 3:44 PM

That's a very pretty lady... If I had to choose I'd go for V2 by a string... IB

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pluckyfilly
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14 Sep 2012 - 5:35 PM

Most unusual but so well taken

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exposure
exposure Plus Member 102267 forum postsexposure vcard England
14 Sep 2012 - 6:49 PM

Beautiful wing detail in V1 Carol three lovely images.
We have had a breeze here today...lovelySmile
Pauline.

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DitoInacio
14 Sep 2012 - 7:11 PM

I think that is one of the biggest shots in this week!

regards

Dito

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 7:21 PM

Never seen this batman like before,Great

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LynneJoyce
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14 Sep 2012 - 7:45 PM

Three fine portraits of which V 3 is my favourite.

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evelen
evelen  10 England
15 Sep 2012 - 6:38 PM

three wonderful shots carol.
eve.Smile

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iancatch
iancatch  8 England45 Constructive Critique Points
16 Sep 2012 - 6:35 PM

This is a wonderful shot. Love the complimentary bg and the shadow and composition are great.

Ian

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