Wings of the Sunset Moth

© Oscar J. Pung

Wings of the Sunset Moth

Christine Greenspan level-classic May 12, 2018

Beautiful comp, details, and colors! #1708320

John R. Koepfer May 12, 2018

Nailed this amazing macro Oscar, love the color, texture, light and info!! #11699999

Patrick Rouzes level-classic May 12, 2018

Amazing clarity, colors, patterns & light, Oscar! Fascinating macro & info! #11700016

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 13, 2018

Fantastic macro and info Oscar #11700050

Oscar J. Pung level-classic May 13, 2018

Thanks all for your kind words! #11700126

frank w. degenhardt level-classic May 16, 2018

Love how you composed this beautiful looking macro with the gorgeous colors and textures. #11700646

Oscar J. Pung level-classic May 16, 2018

Thank you very much Frank! #11700661

Rudi Reiner level-classic May 20, 2018

Impressive macro shot Oscar! #11701991

Oscar J. Pung level-classic May 21, 2018

Thank you Rudi! #11702079

Gord MacEachern level-deluxe May 23, 2018 1

Very awe-inspiring macro Oscar,Hope we see this turn gold!! #11702479

John Benway May 23, 2018

Beautiful colors, composition and detail Oscar. Very well done. #11702499

Oscar J. Pung level-classic May 23, 2018

Thank a million, Gord and John! #11702503

Gail Sullivan level-classic May 26, 2018

This as an amazing image of a butterfly wind, Oscar! #11702974

Oscar J. Pung level-classic May 26, 2018

Thanks Gail! #11703001

Chuck Green level-classic June 07, 2018

Nicely done, Oscar! <>< #11706467

Oscar J. Pung level-classic June 08, 2018

Thank you Chuck! #11706620

Michele Peterson level-classic June 21, 2018

Incredible details! Love all of those colors as well. Your gallery is just full of fabulous up close details, always fun to take a look at your photos! #11709519

Oscar J. Pung level-classic June 21, 2018

Thanks so much Michele. You are too kind. #11709528

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Description

The daytime-flying Sunset Moth (Chrysiridia ripheus) of Madagascar is often mistaken for a butterfly. The brightly colored wings may serve as warning to predators that the moth is toxic.

Natural History Collection, Department of Biology, Georgia Southern U.

Statesboro, GA - May 2018

Canon EOS 77D, 1.6 sec @ f/11, 100 mm, ISO 400

Uploaded on May 12, 2018
Entered into contest on 2018-07-18 04:35:33


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