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Wasp moth A high key capture of this dynamic little moth. Wingspan 30 mm Amata nigriceps,Arctiidae,Australia,Geotagged,High key,Macro,Moth,Summer,insect,summer Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Interesting! I had never heard of high key photography before. Posted 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months ago

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''Amata nigriceps '' is a species of moth of the family Erebidae It is found in Australia., where it has been recorded from Queensland and New South Wales.

The wingspan is about 30 mm. Adults are black with transparent windows in the wings. The abdomen has black and yellow bands.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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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