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Hummingbird Hawk-moth


Hummingbird Hawk-moth
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Copyright: Pierre Heimann (heimann2) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 430 W: 10 N: 494] (4536)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-09-25
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony Alpha DSLR A200, Sigma 170-500mm f/5-6.3 AF APO Ultra DG
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-11-19 13:26
Viewed: 5002
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Macroglossum stellatarum drinking nectar from these flowers. A really fantastic flyer - fast and precise.
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amazing capture, TFS Ori

Pierre,
Truely a GREAT CAPTURE.
Mario with friendly greetings from Canada.

This insect is fascinating.Verry good details of yours picture and nice composition.Well done.
Best regards.Alin.

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  • rommel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 446 W: 0 N: 287] (3628)
  • [2010-02-25 20:45]

Hi Pierre,
A fine moment well captured with interesting details of flower and stellatarum with wing movement.
erwin...

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2010-03-04 2:58]

H Pierre,
this is a beautiful and a skillful capture of the moth in flight. It is so beautiful and well taken at the right moment.
The scene of the proboscis jutting out is stunning.
Well presented shot.

Regards,
Foozi

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  • Recato (139)
  • [2011-11-16 6:06]

Some vivid colors. Thanks for sharing.

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