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Most of the photos people take use the camera to capture what people see; the challenge is to capture things that a person normally would NOT be able to see. The subject might be unseen because it is imaged in NIR (near infrared), happens too quickly (use a fast shutter or flash) or too slowly (use a long exposure or time lapse stacking) for human perception, is seen from a place your camera can go but you can't, etc.
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Thursday, 1st October, 2009 (GMT)
Thursday, 8th October, 2009 – Wednesday, 14th October, 2009 (GMT)
Thursday, 15th October, 2009 – Wednesday, 21st October, 2009 (GMT)
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I captured this White-lined Sphinx Moth in flight while it was feeding on wild Thistles. To the casual observer the wings are but a blur and the moth mimics large bumble bees. At 1/1250 sec the moth's wings and motion are frozen to see it's real beauty.
|Submitted:||Wednesday, 14th October, 2009 21:15 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Monday, 14th September, 2009|
|Focal length:||182 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/1250 sec|
|Notes:||Shot was taken handheld in natural light without the aid of flash. Image was slightly cropped in processing.|
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