Fast Food - extreme edition

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    Pár hónapja kitettünk pár virágot az erkélyre, ami aztán idevonzotta ezt az apróságot egy kis uzsonnára. Sose gondoltam volna, hogy valaha lesz haszna a gépen az ilyen extra rövid záridőknek, most a szárnyak miatt jól jött. A másodperc 6400-ad részénél már láthatjuk őket szépen.

    Amúgy ez egy molylepke, a Kacsafarkú szender

    We've recently put some flowers on our balcony, those invited this guy to an afternoon snack. To capture wings, flapping with extreme speed, I had to dial to shutter speeds, that I've never imagined I'll ever use. 6400th of a second, and finally we can see those wings. That is extremely fast for a drive-in.

    That's a moth by the way, known as the Hummingbird Hawk-moth.

    miou vicioso, stratiator, Mefi., and 71 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Beth Walsh Photography 32 months ago | reply

      Beautiful capture, congrats

    2. aenee 32 months ago | reply

      Excellent shot !!! fantastic detail and moment !!!
      Congrats on Explore :seen on flickriver

    3. 1Snowboarder 32 months ago | reply

      Amazing Capture
      Congrats on Explore

      [ via flickriver explore  --1Snowboarder ]

    4. glasskunstler 32 months ago | reply

      amazing capture,perfect in every way!

      Via Today's Explore at #69 on Fluidr

    5. perfectday_s 32 months ago | reply

      Seen in EXPLORE - Congratulations!
      This is an awesome capture!

      This Great Photographic Art was made by a Diamond Class Photographer!
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    6. Dov Plawsky 32 months ago | reply

      Wow, 1/6400th, that is fast. This is such a great shot. I love how you've captured it as it's unrolling it's probiscus. Awesome.

    7. jmhuttun 32 months ago | reply

      Amazing photo! Butterfly is sharp even when flying

    8. mackiefox 32 months ago | reply

      So perfectly beautiful!

    9. saika7 32 months ago | reply


    10. Phil du Valois 32 months ago | reply

      Superbe macro photo
      Cadrage et lumière sont top
      piqué irréprochable
      Ambiance tres reussie

    11. Jelltex 32 months ago | reply

      I've never been able to feeze the wings when I've shot them. You did very well.

    12. FabricePics 32 months ago | reply

      Very beautiful

    13. duncansalchemist 32 months ago | reply

      What fun! I tried photographing a relative (a hummingbird clearwing moth) recently at 1/8000 s, and there was STILL a trace of motion in one of the wings!

    14. Edith Hoffman 32 months ago | reply

      Beautiful tacksharp flight capture and timing!

    15. j.silveira 29 months ago | reply

      gyönyörű fotó!

    16. Yellabelly* 26 months ago | reply

      This is superb!

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