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Black Thorax Wasp  moth A high key capture of this dynamic little moth. I am not confident to specifically ID this Amata genus moth. <br />
Wingspan 30 mm Amata nigriceps,Australia,Geotagged,High key,Lepidoptera,Macro,Moth,Summer,erebidae,fauna,insect,summer Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Black Thorax Wasp moth

A high key capture of this dynamic little moth. I am not confident to specifically ID this Amata genus moth.
Wingspan 30 mm

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  1. Interesting! I had never heard of high key photography before. Posted one year ago
    1. Simply brightening the mid-tones or eliminating them entirely. Cool effect not normally associated with this type of photography. I think Ruth used it well here. Posted one year ago
      1. Thanks Stephen. I've used the technique for a few natural world presentations - wasn't sure if allowed on JungleDragon, but it does show the specimen in detail nicely. Posted one year ago

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Uploaded Sep 14, 2018. Captured Feb 27, 2018 09:55 in 66 Hickson St, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/41s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm