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Oleander Hawkmoth POV3

Oleander Hawkmoth POV3
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Copyright: Goutham Ramesh (goutham_ramesh) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 835 W: 154 N: 2871] (12237)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-06-09
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D 80, Sigma 180 Macro Ex HSM
Exposure: f/8, 1/80 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-07-07 23:43
Viewed: 3113
Points: 22
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Hi all,
This is another POV of Oleander Hawkmoth that was taken in my garden. I carefully took care of these creatures (2 of them) from larvae stage and they emerged as these gems.

For my earlier pictures, please visit






Cheers and happy clicking

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Hi Goutham,

superb PoV of this moth. Nice macro with great details.


Hi Goutham,
A nice capture of this beautiful oleander Hawkmoth. Very good closeup with sharp details. Thanks a lot for sharing.

superb :) i can actually count those feathery scales :P tfs!

Hello Goutham

Magnificent capture side with a very precise angle. I like the details, perfect lighting ayuidados by a well-balanced. The composition is very good. You are blessed with this pair of "pets" and to take such good pictures of them.

Regards & TFS!


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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2009-07-08 13:04]

Hi Goutham. This is a fine close up of the Hawkmouth. You have taken this with sharp focusing and fine detail. Your use of the light has ginen bright colours. The picture has so many shades of green. well done TFS.

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2009-07-08 13:15]

Hi Goutham
Excellent closed up.Very sharp with outstandin details.Very nice OOF BG color to.
TFS Michel

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  • livius Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 300 W: 0 N: 391] (1525)
  • [2009-07-09 11:18]

Hello Goutham
great macro on this incredible details and colors insect!

An excellent shot, Ramesh'na..
Very beautifully presented, the DOF is superb!

Hello Goutham,
a fascinating, very precisely detailed, strictly composed close-up approach to the Oleander Hawkmoth telling of an exciting encounter. What a rewarding experience to look after such a wonderful creature from larval stage to the imago.
Thank you! With best regards,

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  • briGG Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 195 W: 2 N: 344] (1823)
  • [2009-08-25 3:29]

Hello Goutham,

excellent detail with this close up! Great sharp and tender colours!



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  • RDx Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 14 W: 4 N: 65] (282)
  • [2009-09-24 3:35]

Billiant capture . Wish you could have taken a full lenght shot .I have seen his one in my house one day , but did not have a macro lens with me .

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