Blue green metallic longhorn
Caught this specimen (Philematium sp; 25mm long) in the savannah woodlands of northern Benin (West Africa, Wari Maro), some 15 years ago. Kept it dry for all those years and rehydrated it for a portrait session :D Studio stack based on 131 images, taken with the mpe65mm at 5x (ISO100, 1/200sec, f5, paper diffused flash). ZereneStacker (Dmap & Pmax), LR for minor adjustments, image cropped from 7.2mm to 6mm high, now about 6x (FF).
Macro Photography – a Close-Up View at the Macrocosm - Cruzine
Close-up photos of tiny objects usually refer to macro photography. In order to succeed with macro photos one should equip his photo camera with a
Pink-Spotted Hawk Moth
This large Pink-Spotted Hawkmoth (Agrius cingulata) moth has been visiting a window box filled with petunias on my porch almost every night this past week. This is the largest hummingbird moth I ha…
Coffee Bean Hawkmoth from South Africa - What's That Bug?
Subject: Sci-fi moth Location: Glenwood, Durban [Ed. Note: South Africa] January 11, 2013 12:50 pm Hi, I found this moth a few years ago at my home in Glenwood, Durban. Never been able to find it in a book on bugs. Any idea? Signature: Ash Dear Ash, This stunning creature is a Coffee Bean Hawkmoth [...]