Wings of the Sunset Moth

© Oscar J. Pung

Wings of the Sunset Moth

Christine Greenspan level-classic 5/12/2018 4:29:12 PM

Beautiful comp, details, and colors! #1708320

John R. Koepfer level-classic 5/12/2018 5:44:51 PM

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

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 5/12/2018 6:32:09 PM

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

Emile Abbott level-classic 5/13/2018 12:31:48 AM

Fantastic macro and info Oscar #11700050

Oscar J. Pung level-classic 5/13/2018 1:19:43 PM

Thanks all for your kind words! #11700126

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 5/16/2018 2:11:50 AM

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

Oscar J. Pung level-classic 5/16/2018 4:08:42 AM

Thank you very much Frank! #11700661

Rudi Reiner level-classic 5/20/2018 10:48:02 PM

Impressive macro shot Oscar! #11701991

Oscar J. Pung level-classic 5/21/2018 11:14:36 AM

Thank you Rudi! #11702079

Gord MacEachern level-classic 5/23/2018 7:05:25 AM 1

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

John Benway level-classic 5/23/2018 8:49:16 AM

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

Oscar J. Pung level-classic 5/23/2018 9:37:40 AM

Thank a million, Gord and John! #11702503

Gail Sullivan level-classic 5/26/2018 8:48:13 AM

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

Oscar J. Pung level-classic 5/26/2018 10:46:49 AM

Thanks Gail! #11703001

Chuck Green level-classic 6/7/2018 1:11:57 PM

Nicely done, Oscar! <>< #11706467

Oscar J. Pung level-classic 6/8/2018 7:25:52 AM

Thank you Chuck! #11706620

Michele Peterson level-classic 6/21/2018 7:58:56 AM

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 6/21/2018 9:34:39 AM

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 5/12/2018 12:53:36 PM
Entered into contest on 7/18/2018 4:35:33 AM


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