Hummingbird Moth

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Hummingbird Moth

Post by salden »


These guys are hard to get. They are always on the move.
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Post by Ken Ramos »

These things are so neat Sue, I have been wanting to photograph one for a long time now. They used to scare me until I found out what they were here on this site. I used to think they were a big overgrown bee or wasp of somekind. A really neat shot Sue, thanks! :D

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Post by beetleman »

They are so hard to take photos of. The last time I saw one, I must have took about 20 shots of the little fellow and none came out good enough to keep. they are always moving..Very nice capture Sue
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Post by nephiliim »

Indeed a great capture there sue. Hard to get, they sometimes are even jumpier than dragons when you approach them.
I like the caption here to, frozen but still dynamic because of the faded wings
What shutterspeed did you use?
Good job

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Post by Mike B in OKlahoma »

I've wanted to photograph these for awhile, but have never pulled it off. The tail reminds me of shrimp! :-)
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