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rosko

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Re: Hummingbird Clearwing Moths!
« Reply #15 on: June 29, 2020, 09:17:41 »
A delightful series !

Very good job showing the subject under different direction of light.

I always prefer back lit ones. ;)

I didn't see any of these moths this year... :(

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Re: Hummingbird Clearwing Moths!
« Reply #16 on: June 29, 2020, 09:23:32 »
Øivind, you even make moths look good!
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Re: Hummingbird Clearwing Moths!
« Reply #17 on: June 29, 2020, 10:41:26 »
Very nicely captured! Thanks for sharing ;)
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Re: Hummingbird Clearwing Moths!
« Reply #18 on: June 29, 2020, 10:54:55 »
Thanks Rosko and Jacob and Erik. Yes backlight is always wonderful, and challenging not getting the sun rays hit the front element of the 300PF.

Jacob, these are not going to eat your wool sweater any time soon  :) . They are very useful pollinators, and the caterpillars are plant eaters.
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Re: Hummingbird Clearwing Moths!
« Reply #19 on: June 29, 2020, 14:49:17 »
These are superb captures, Øivind!  I can see the body of this unique creature from different angles.  Thank you for sharing!
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Re: Hummingbird Clearwing Moths!
« Reply #20 on: June 30, 2020, 03:39:33 »
These are superb captures, Øivind!  I can see the body of this unique creature from different angles.  Thank you for sharing!

Thanks for your kind comment Akira. The different angles are facilitated by the way the Clearwings tend to circle their way around strands of lilacs.
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Re: Hummingbird Clearwing Moths!
« Reply #21 on: July 06, 2020, 20:18:45 »
Øivind, I finally had a look at your photos here and I'm amazed.  Excellent work and thank you for sharing them!  I also really enjoyed the slow-motion video.

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Re: Hummingbird Clearwing Moths!
« Reply #22 on: July 07, 2020, 08:04:10 »
Thanks Bill for the kind words. Yes, although the quality of the high speed video capture on the 1 series Nikon is not the greatest, it is a nice tool to explore the small world where things tend to happen really fast.
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Re: Hummingbird Clearwing Moths!
« Reply #23 on: July 07, 2020, 19:42:49 »
Impressive shots
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Re: Hummingbird Clearwing Moths!
« Reply #24 on: July 07, 2020, 22:02:50 »
Thanks Armando.
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Re: Hummingbird Clearwing Moths!
« Reply #25 on: July 08, 2020, 20:03:37 »
Stunning shots!

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Re: Hummingbird Clearwing Moths!
« Reply #26 on: July 09, 2020, 09:50:08 »

Thanks for the enthusiastic comment Peter.
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Re: Hummingbird Clearwing Moths!
« Reply #27 on: July 09, 2020, 14:11:32 »
phantastic work. I know how fast they are. This is a real challenge
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Re: Hummingbird Clearwing Moths!
« Reply #28 on: July 09, 2020, 21:42:16 »

Thanks Frank, the challenge is part of the joy with it.
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