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X3 Magnification of what I remember to be a Heart & Dart moth.......Only I have to admit to forgetting, I'm getting old!! Wink

25 image stack shot in the studio/shed Smile Moth chilled in the fridge before shooting for 10 minutes and was returned alive and well to the wild afterwards. Quite like the details shown in the eye and proboscis in this one.

Many thanks to Matt Berry, Nigel Kiteley and Annette38's very kind User Awards on yesterday's dragonfly image, as always they're muchly appreciated folks.....

Thanks for looking in........Ade

Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Canon EF MP-E 65mm Macro
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Heart & Dart
Username:Ade_Osman Ade_Osman
Uploaded:1 Jul 2012 - 9:59 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Digitally manipulated, General, Moths, Wildlife / nature
Votes:59
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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 10:03 AM

Fantastic detail, Ade, he looks like a scrubbing brush Grin Carol

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JackAllTog
JackAllTog Plus Member 64118 forum postsJackAllTog vcard United Kingdom58 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 10:25 AM

Super, Super image - wow. I like your chilling technique, I've done the same - its just like a cool winters night for them.

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Metro6R4
Metro6R4 Plus Member 4Metro6R4 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 10:37 AM

An absolute cracker Ade, pin sharp with details on how it was done.....

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 10:39 AM

I never fail to be amazed at what you manage with this stacking procedure, Ade: another superb example of your macro skills.
Ronnie.

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DiazSprite
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1 Jul 2012 - 11:05 AM

clear detail...good work!!
Marius

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chavender
chavender  4230 forum posts France1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 11:06 AM

Superb image.
A glimpse into a normally unseen world.

Bill

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 11:10 AM

Fantastic detail in this extreme close up Ade, compared with most of the moths we see he looks quite hard and bristly rather like a brush or a hedgehog. If this fine specimen had showed a bit more heart & dart he would have evaded capture and we would not have got to see him appear on epz in all his glory!Wink

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 11:27 AM

You're getting even worse with those puns Ed.....

AdeSmile

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CaroleS
CaroleS  5260 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 11:28 AM

Superb work.
Carole

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achieverswales
1 Jul 2012 - 11:30 AM

Sunning quality capture again Ade, old age comes to us all, when I am in the pub I sometimes forget when it's time to go home.

Regards

Trev.

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senn
senn Plus Member 4senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 11:39 AM

great detail ..

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secretchef
1 Jul 2012 - 11:40 AM

Thought I recognised your style in the thumbnail gallery. Love it.

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Hoffy
Hoffy  10262 forum posts England16 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 11:55 AM

Great macro shot.

paul

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 12:13 PM

A magnificent close up! Wow!
Ann

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213hardy
213hardy Plus Member 7695 forum posts213hardy vcard England
1 Jul 2012 - 2:19 PM

Phenomenal! Ade, you're truly the Master of Macro!

Den

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1146 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 2:26 PM

Marvelous Moth image-- still want to pet them!

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Maiwand
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1 Jul 2012 - 4:13 PM

Crisp and detailed to perfection Ade. Super shot.
Ron

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fentiger
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1 Jul 2012 - 4:23 PM

Amazing detail!!

Albert

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mooreish
mooreish  3 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2012 - 4:28 PM

Wow, Stunning detail, Great LensGrin

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rontear
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1 Jul 2012 - 4:43 PM

Your standard has been notched up !!! Ade.
Ron.

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 5:08 PM

Thanks Guys and to Den (213hardy's) generous user award......

Ade Grin

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WindowonWildlife

Yuk but Awesome Wink

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1 Jul 2012 - 8:20 PM

Wonderful result from your stack here Ade. Good luck for your night out on the levels - let me know if you need company for a while. A

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netta1234
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1 Jul 2012 - 9:20 PM

Great macro with lovely detail
Netta Smile

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annettep38 Plus Member 4210 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica35 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 10:24 PM

apart from the excellent detail in the eye and fur the antennae are fascinating, they look like a braided cable!
wonderful shot

Did you make him a warm cuppa after the cold shock?

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paskinmj
paskinmj  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 11:18 PM

Superb macro and detail captured.
Matt

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 11:38 PM

Stunning and excellent work Ade

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Steve_S Plus Member 9180 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 11:41 PM

Excellent 'super' macro image Ade
Steve

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1 Jul 2012 - 11:59 PM

Brilliant macro detail & colour Ade
Pauline.

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Tynnwrlluniau
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2 Jul 2012 - 7:21 AM

Superb detail, Ade!
Alun

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2 Jul 2012 - 4:40 PM


Quote: Fantastic detail, Ade, he looks like a scrubbing brush Grin Carol

LOL...that's so true!

Super mega macro here, Ade Smile

Andrew

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Suehh
Suehh  839 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 8:35 AM

Superb macro.

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