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Amata cyssea

Amata cyssea
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Copyright: Jusni Nasirun (jusninasirun) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1740 W: 71 N: 3675] (14660)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-12-27
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D40
Exposure: f/22, 1/100 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-01-05 6:47
Viewed: 2876
Points: 34
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hello friends in TN,

These mating Amata cyssea moths commonly known as Handmaiden moths that are day-flying members of the Arctiidae or Tiger moth family and Subfamily Syntominae. They mimic wasps in their body and coloration. Even for a predator who does not get deterred by wasps, the occasional bright body colors usually advertise a bad taste, so Handmaidens flourish.

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Hallo Jusni
An impressive photo. Not only for the mating taking place and which you managed to capture but also for the fine details that is so beautifully seen, especially the fine hairs on the plant they are clutching onto. Thanks for sharing a great macro. Best regards.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-01-05 7:46]

Hello Jusni,
Excellent photo of this mating couple in very beautiful colours. Very good use of the flash. Superb sharpness and details. Nice diagonal composition.

hello Jusni
very nice composition with great details and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

Ciao Jusni.
Stupenda macro di questi due insetti,con dei colori stupendi,ottima la nitidezza che ci mostra tutti i particolari,una composizione molto curata. Molto molto bella complimenti.
Ciao Marco.

Hello dear Jusni
Not the sharpest image around but definitely a special capture of a unknown for me species! Love the deep blue colors well synchronized with the orange ones. Looks like the image has been cropped too bravely. The detail is on its edge! Have a blessed 2012 my friend! Greetings from South Africa!
George Veltchev

Very interesting moths captured in an unusual pose. Simple, nice composition.

A very colourful image, good background, nice detail.
Wonderful insects with beautiful colours.
regards yiannis

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2012-01-05 9:52]

Hi Jusni,
Nice shot. Nice colours good composition and sharpness details.
Background are nice too.
Regards Jiri.

Hi Jusni,
very good macro shot. Interesting species. Great point of view. Amazing colours.
Thanks for sharing,

Ciao Jusni, great capture of fantastic maiting couple on a beautiful blurry BG, fine details, superb sharpness, splendid light and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-01-05 10:27]

Hello Jusni.
Wonderful shot, perfect realization in sharpness, lightness, color, POV and DOF. Really beautiful composition.Best regards Siggi

Hallo Jusni,
a very good macro shot of these mating moths, impressive details, excellent point of view and diagonal composition
Best regards

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-01-05 15:00]

Hi Jusni,spectacular capture of these amata mating,very rare to find and very difficult to take,i know the sisters living in my country and the terrible colors reflections..ehehe...very well done,have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Amazing insects and beautiful Jusni! Excellent composition, wonderful colours and good sharpness!

Hello Jusni

Excellent close-up photo of these lovers in action,
fine POV and the way ther are framed in the image,
excellent focus sharpness and details, TFS


Hello Jusni,
Outstanding macro image.
Impressive composition with very nice details and exceptional sharpness.
I love the excellent clarity and perfect focus.
Brilliant colors and wonderful contrast.

Oportunidad en el disparo para esta interesante especie.
Saludos Jusni: J. Ignasi.

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