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Birthday Pictures of Flying Insects
Lens: Sigma 170-500 DG Camera: Pentax KP Photo Location: Hendrix Nature Preserve ISO: 1250 Shutter Speed: 1/320s Aperture: F8 
Posted By: MikeNArk, 09-03-2021, 02:44 PM

Took several pictures yesterday on my birthday. These are of a Butterfly, Hummingbird Moth and a Bee. Hope you like them.

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09-03-2021, 03:32 PM   #2
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Very enjoyable pictures and while I'm at it a Very HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY to you
09-03-2021, 03:59 PM   #3
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Very enjoyable pictures and while I'm at it a Very HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY to you
Thanks much. Glad you enjoyed viewing the photos.
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Number 4 Mike. it looks challenging with the bug in flight. Nice exposures too.

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Well done shots--from good angles too.
I like the design of those leaves where the moth is stealing nectar from the hummingbirds.
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Number 4 Mike. it looks challenging with the bug in flight. Nice exposures too.
Thanks for your comments. Even with high shutter speeds, I still get some motion blur.

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Well done shots--from good angles too.
I like the design of those leaves where the moth is stealing nectar from the hummingbirds.
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Thanks for your comments. Who's stealing from who?
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QuoteOriginally posted by MikeNArk Quote
Took several pictures yesterday on my birthday. These are of a Butterfly, Hummingbird Moth and a Bee. Hope you like them.
Happy birthday great shots

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A series of keepers for sure! Beautiful colors and definition. Well done.
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Happy birthday great shots
Thanks much for your comments.

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A series of keepers for sure! Beautiful colors and definition. Well done.
Thanks for your positive comments.
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You should have a birthday more often.
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You should have a birthday more often.
At my age, once a year is plenty
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Mike many happy returns on that birthday but you can keep those beautiful bug pictures coming .
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Mike many happy returns on that birthday but you can keep those beautiful bug pictures coming .
Thank you. I'll try to do that.
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