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7 Mar 2013 8:30PM
What an incredible capture, Annette!!SmileSmile
WOW!!!
Sorry, I've used my UA today!

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ali63 Plus
4 739 1 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2013 8:30PM
Great clarity, a lovely image,

Ali
gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
7 Mar 2013 8:46PM
Perfect timing, Annette.
-=\Walter
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
7 Mar 2013 8:47PM
Very hard to get a hawkmoth -- you were speedy and accurate--Kudos!
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
7 Mar 2013 8:52PM
Timing and focus spot on. Beautifully done, Annette.

Dave
johnke 3 223 15
7 Mar 2013 9:03PM
Wow Annette a super image with super colors, Fantastic, I was wondering what the moth was Humming as he was hovering...John
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
7 Mar 2013 9:11PM
Great capture
7 Mar 2013 9:53PM
Very nice capture-----MilkyWink
achieverswales 5 8 101 Wales
7 Mar 2013 10:06PM

Quote:What an incredible capture, Annette!!SmileSmile
WOW!!!
Sorry, I've used my UA today!

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The same here, an awesome capture!


Regards

Trev.
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
7 Mar 2013 10:14PM
Incredible, awesome, fantastic - congratulations on a super piece of timing.Smile
Joan.
AnneWorner 8 620 43 United States
7 Mar 2013 10:22PM
I figured you had to have used a fast shutter speed here - these guys's wings go at an amazing speed. Well caught.

Anne
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
7 Mar 2013 10:45PM
Have only see one of these little firecrackers around here and was astonished at the speed of their wings. How you captured this one so perfectly is beyond me! Grin Fabulous details and what a lovely combination between Moth and Daff! Another one saying "sorry, no UA left"!

Ann
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
7 Mar 2013 10:54PM
Curiously enough I saw an item on the BBC's One Show only yesterday about hummingbird moths and how they can memorise where the best/most nectar is to be found, and that they can be conditioned to visit flowers of a colour they would not normally visit.........it seems that blue is their favourite.
Wonderful detail in this spring image, Annette,

Ronnie.
PattiW 10 24 2 United States
7 Mar 2013 11:14PM
Fantastic image! Lucky you to get such an awesome shot of the moth, I have yet to succeed with one this splendid and with its probiscus out even! Patti SmileSmileSmile
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
7 Mar 2013 11:22PM
These moths were the talking point on the BBC recently, excellent Annette.
Ron.
7 Mar 2013 11:27PM
What a tremendous capture, Annette!
Alun
Irishkate Plus
5 33 96 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2013 11:59PM
Excellent timing to capture the moth approach the daffodil and so sharp!
The daffodil looks as if it's bowing his head to greet the visitor.
KateGrinGrinGrin
paskinmj 7 11 1 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2013 1:05AM
Great timing and exposure.
Matt
Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
8 Mar 2013 4:46AM
Now look at you Annette !! This is an excellent capture !!! Shows you we must be ever ready for we never know when a good image presents itself to be taken Smile
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
8 Mar 2013 5:41AM
A fantastic capture, Annette, I've see numerous HHM's around, but all far too flighty to capture Grin Carol
Lillian Plus
6 21 17 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2013 6:38AM
Great shot Annette and wow to your timing
Lillian
8 Mar 2013 7:27AM
What a wonderful critter....
helenlinda Plus
8 343 22 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2013 7:43AM
Lovely capture of both SmileSmile
Helen
boov Plus
3 2 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2013 8:18AM
Great take...
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
8 Mar 2013 8:38AM
Stunning capture Annette.GrinGrinGrin What perfect timing and well done you for being in the right place at the right time. Superb.
Ron
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
8 Mar 2013 8:54AM
Very beautiful and lovely image,very well done,
saeid
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
8 Mar 2013 10:41AM
What a superb image Annette - a difficult moth to capture. !!
Joline Plus
9 27 53 United States
8 Mar 2013 11:57AM
What a fabulous capture. Striking detail.
Ridgeway 9 222 2 Ireland
8 Mar 2013 12:14PM
There's timing for you,,

Aidan,,
jasonrwl Plus
6 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2013 1:03PM
Terrific image Annette - i took some of these last summer in Italy and it took me hours to get anything acceptable
Jason
1881 4 India
8 Mar 2013 4:15PM
Really great clarity, a lovely image,Blush


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8 Mar 2013 4:55PM
Fantastic timing. I know how fast they move. Yes the( shutter speed 1/1600 sec,at F/4 , ISo 400. ) data recorded.
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2013 6:05PM
What a great shot Annette, top notch. You were so right about how i got the pose on my shot.SmileSmileSmileSmile
brian
8 Mar 2013 6:35PM
Perfect timing Annette, very well captured Smile
8 Mar 2013 8:01PM
Lovely shot, a beauty.

Jeff
A truly superb capture Annette. Perfect timing. Well done!

Jane
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2013 6:25PM
Top timing Annette. Froze it well too.
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
21 Mar 2013 9:46PM
Ever the optimist eh Annette!Wink Spring seems a million miles away at present!Sad I almost missed the hummingbird hawkmoth which makes this image truly special

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