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mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
22 Oct 2012 3:51PM
Good bit of movement recorded here annette.
Super shots of the moth in a flap !!
Mick.

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22 Oct 2012 3:59PM
indeed 3 fine captures any one could stand on its own so it has to be 3 votes

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
22 Oct 2012 4:24PM
Three superb captures, Annette, I can never capture them in flight, only when they are resting, and that isn't very often Smile Carol
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
22 Oct 2012 4:30PM
Amazing in flight captures. Well done Annette.

Albert
22 Oct 2012 4:31PM
3 super captures Annette, excellent detail captured in all,
Fred.
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
22 Oct 2012 4:37PM
As soon as I saw it I was thinking. This seems to be a moth but it looks a lot like a hummingbird.
Nicely captured.
-=Walter
CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2012 4:37PM
You have managed to obtain some great detail - three fantastic shots.
Carole
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
22 Oct 2012 4:39PM
Each and every one captured so well, Annette, the body crisp with wing blur which you'd want given the nature of feeding of these moths. V 3's closer crop could well stand in tue V 1 slot but the fuller picture at V 1 is my favourite.
Ronnie.
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
22 Oct 2012 4:44PM
All three are excellent. I've had the pleasure of one of these visiting the pond-side just last year in rather better condtions than 2012 has offered and know their turn of speed!

Ann
Tibetan 4 3 England
22 Oct 2012 4:44PM
Three beauties there Anette, not easy at the best of times they never stop well done you, like all three, regards leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
jdinne 13 16 England
22 Oct 2012 5:06PM
Now this is a brilliant set Annette. All three are superb.

John
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2012 5:22PM
They're lovely little moths - we get them sometimes here - and I know how fast they zoom around. Well captured Annette with a fine sense of movement!
Ann
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
22 Oct 2012 5:32PM
A fine set despite the wet knees! v1 is very well captured, Annette, lovely movement with detail as well.

Dave
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2012 5:37PM
Excellent series, even better title!
22 Oct 2012 5:42PM
Excellent in flight images Annette,well captured..Lin
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2012 6:08PM
Great set! Well capturedGrin
Diane
basith 4 7 Sri Lanka
22 Oct 2012 6:16PM
Excellent shot
Nice movement.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
22 Oct 2012 6:26PM
Three superbly timed images Annette. V 1 for me I feel. Stunning shot.
Ron
carper123 Plus
4 921 8 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2012 6:48PM
Fantastic image, Annette, brilliant capture, sharp and good sense of movement, the moment captured perfectly.
Nice one.
Darryl. x SmileSmile
netta1234 Plus
4 369 2 Wales
22 Oct 2012 7:16PM
3 Great captures with lovely detail
NettaSmile
22 Oct 2012 7:35PM
3 cracking shots well spotted and taken.
jj
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2012 7:39PM
Brilliant images Annette. The movement has been well captured
Jim
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
22 Oct 2012 7:42PM
Fantastic and great set of images ,very well done,
saeid
22 Oct 2012 8:15PM
Annette, what a fantastic capture.........like this very much, very intresting.


Paul.
22 Oct 2012 8:36PM
Excellent shots!
Alun
marktc Plus
5 86 14 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2012 8:46PM
Super shots Annette, very well captured. Not sure why you think yesterdays image flopped at 46 votes... I'd kill for that many!
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
22 Oct 2012 9:54PM
Sharp parts are super sharp, the rest is---as you --- in motion! the way of the hummingbird moth!

the ones we have do not seem to make a loud noise--- super image!
22 Oct 2012 9:55PM
Wonderful trio. V2 for me. Don
Humblebee 4 1 England
22 Oct 2012 11:15PM
Brilliant captures all, Annette, love this little moth and sadly only seen one this year ... Carol Grin
Ayoob 5 Australia
23 Oct 2012 12:39AM
Great set of images ,Annette - beautifully presented....Grin
paskinmj 7 11 1 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2012 2:46AM
Amazing detail and well timed.
Matt
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2012 4:11PM
And the images taken by an expert. Well done Annette.
Brian
23 Oct 2012 5:06PM
Wow! Just a super shot! I'm green with envy!Smile
In response to your comment: yes, a place outside the city, meant for recreation and garden, is called dacha. There this shot was taken, indeed.
Je vous remercie beaucoup!Smile
Regards Valery
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
25 Oct 2012 9:34PM
Well captured images - I cant get one of these right for love or money.Smile
jasonrwl Plus
6 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2012 8:09PM
Very well done - I spent hours trying to capture these in Tuscany in the summer - not easy
Jason
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 68 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2012 11:54AM
Wow !!....impressive shot !!.......lovely detail in the moth, yet still retaining wing movement....top notch !!

I've tried to snap these beauties, but no success....they're just too 'flitty' for my reactions !!
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
28 Oct 2012 10:47PM
I've seen it now.......Humph! Sad Well done you!

Ade Smile
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
29 Oct 2012 3:50PM
Brilliant timing to catch its whirring wings, you get a marvellous feeling of motion looking at these. I did not see a single hummingbird hawkmoth this year, there were quite a few around last autumn

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