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Old Jul 10, 2011, 7:14 AM   #1
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Yesterday was a busy day for the 510/70 300. First the close hawk, then some ok butterfly shots, and then this little guy came around the flower bed out front. Tough to get a shot, they don't stay in one place for more than a second or two and then on to the next flower.
Perspective wise, he was less than 2 inches long so it's a lot like taking shots of bumblebees flying : ) I liked how you can see through his wing on the flowers.

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Old Jul 10, 2011, 8:07 AM   #2
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It is a beautiful moth, I've never seen one, the image is very nice.
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Old Jul 10, 2011, 8:55 PM   #3
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well captured. #1 fav.
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Old Jul 11, 2011, 5:48 AM   #4
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Very nice, #2 especially.
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Old Jul 11, 2011, 7:29 AM   #5
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Hey, thanks for posting this! I was at the zoo yesterday, and saw one (it was the only thing in the butterfly garden), and I didn't know what it was.
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