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Old Mar 11, 2011, 7:14 AM   #1
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This is a macro shot of an insect drinking nectar from a garden flower. The camera I used is a Nikon d60 with a 18-55mm lense.

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Old Mar 11, 2011, 7:42 PM   #2
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Beautiful colours and well captured with the insect hovering over the flower. Reminds me of aircraft refuelling mid-air!
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Old Mar 12, 2011, 12:20 PM   #3
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Nice pic of a Hummingbird Moth. They move so fast, they can be hard to photograph. I've still got a few months to go before I see them at my house.

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Old Mar 14, 2011, 11:41 AM   #5
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Thanks for comment

Actually never knew the name of this insect...

This photo was taken last summer
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Old Apr 17, 2011, 3:07 AM   #6
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i think the image is too dark to see the details and too contrasted to convey a natural looking shot.
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Splendid photograph, and like the above comment I think you could use the histogram to lower the dark contrasting somewhat without changing anything else. Very nicely taken! Frank
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Old Apr 19, 2011, 9:12 PM   #8
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Wow, I own a Nikon D 3000 18-75mm for a year now but I never had a colored photo like that yet. How do you get the colors so brightly? Love the blue background.
I too will have to wait awhile for the Hummingbird Moth or the Hummingbirds itself to arrive here. In another few weeks though, we still have unusual low temperatures especially at night.
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Old Apr 19, 2011, 9:17 PM   #9
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Guess I lost my post just now. As I was saying, I love the vivid colors of your Hummingbird Moth picture, very nice. What was your setting/ I purchased a Nikon D3000 18-75mm a year ago and am very satisfied with the performance of the camera but have never had such a brilliant product. I understand you use the Histogram for that setting but how. I would be very thankful for some advice.
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Amazing image. How were you able to capture it. Is this a insect that frequents that spot so you knew where to wait?
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