My first hawk moth
- jrubiocasado (6112)
- [2006-10-31 10:41]
Muy buena captura con gran nitidez y colorido.
- rufous03 (1366)
- [2006-10-31 10:50]
Nicely done. Excellent colors and sharp detail. Nice composition, but I am wondering if a closer crop would have been better.
- Argus (50626)
- [2006-10-31 11:00]
This an excellent flash capture of the Humming-bird Hawk-moth. I might have tried cropping it a bit more, but this shot is pretty good anyway.
TFS, regards, Ivan
- marmottelolo (14697)
- [2006-10-31 12:05]
formidable cliché,le BG noir laisse ressortir impeccablement bien les couleurs des fleurs,le morosphinx est bien figé.
- shirgold (2748)
- [2006-10-31 12:07]
Great shot - you froze it in mid flight, exposure and focus are right on.
I guess you wanted to to keep both the flower and moth in the frame but in my opinion the moth is more important and looks a bit small in this setup, but that's just my opinion.
Anyhow - it is beautiful.
TFS - Shir
- uleko (10940)
- [2006-10-31 12:34]
You're lucky to have caught this beautiful moth in such a nice pose by the Lantana. Very sharp and excellent colours.
- Pentaxfriend (8048)
- [2006-10-31 13:10]
superb sharpness, details, colours, POV, DOF and BG
- RAP (7405)
- [2006-10-31 13:16]
Hermosa captura en vuelo nocturno con excelente colorido y agudeza Mark.
Me agradan los detalles de la polilla así como los de la lantana, aunque aparecen brillos producidos por el flash.
Muy adecuado encuadre y presentación.
Gracias y saludos... Ricardo
Beautiful capture in flight nocturne with excellent colors and sharpness Mark.
I like details of the moth as well as those of the lantana, although shines appear produced by the flash.
Very appropriate framing and presentation.
Thank you and greetings... Ricardo
- wishnugaruda (19365)
- [2006-10-31 13:58]
you can be proud - the first one - and so sharp and with brilliant colours - excellent work, I love it. I also had 2 shots here of this beautiful moth, it's amazing to see it "staying" in the air, thanks and greetings
Sabine - wishnugaruda
- osse (7805)
- [2006-10-31 19:19]
Great inflight shot. Good colours, light, sharpnes, details and POV.
- jcoowanitwong (13754)
- [2006-10-31 23:13]
A big applause for this wonderful picture. The hawk moth and flower stand out from dark background. Perfect composition, dof,and exposure. With best regards,
- SkyF (8073)
- [2006-11-01 14:00]
Excellent POV and lovely colors. The sharp details are wonderful. The dark lets the main subject stand out very well. Very nice composition with a wonderful use of flash
- ramthakur (56953)
- [2006-11-02 5:28]
The debate raging on the TN Forum these days revolves round one major issue: Aesthetics or Technical Excellence? The consensus? Of course, the middle path!
Your image of this Hawk Moth hovering over a lantana flower is a perfect example of that middle path. It is technically superb and aesthetically rich. I love the way the moth and the flowers stand out against the pitch dark BG you have managed so very effectively.
Great work, Mark, and thanks for sharing it.
- Luis52 (15809)
- [2006-11-02 12:39]
Hola Mark.- Una bella foto de esta Palomilla. Exelentes colores de las flores y un fondo en color negro hermoso. Saludos Luis52.
The black background made the moth really stand out ! Did you take the photo at dusk to get that effect ?
Thumbs up for a great picture !
- elefantino (14406)
- [2006-11-08 1:16]
Incredibile presa al volo!
Molto nitida grazie al perfetto uso del flash!