Madison Indiana Photography

Luna Moth | Great Smoky Mountains National Park


Wildflowers aren’t they only thing I get to photograph, here is an example of a wonderful Luna Moth that I came across on a recent trip to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. I found this wonderful subject laying on a boulder getting ready to take flight, and for what seemed like an eternity this beautiful flying flower stayed in this one position and let me capture some really incredible images of it !!

I was really blessed to find such a beautiful and majestic creature, most specimens of moths that I come across seemed to be severely battered, but this beauty was in all it’s glory and I was so thankful for such an experience. Thanks for stopping by and taking a look, hope you enjoy the image !!

 

 

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July 21, 2014 - Posted by | Butterfly, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, life, macro photography, nature, nature photography, photography, West Street Art Center | , , , , , , , , , , ,

10 Comments »

  1. Wonderful shot with great color and detail. I photographed one once too but not to such good effect. http://blog.jimgrey.net/2008/08/08/luna-moth/

    Comment by Jim Grey | July 21, 2014 | Reply

  2. Nice catch. The moss makes for a great background.

    Comment by Eden | July 21, 2014 | Reply

  3. I’ve yet to see one much less get a nice shot like this. Well done, Bernie.

    Comment by Steve Gingold | July 21, 2014 | Reply

  4. What a beautiful creature! I’ve never seen one and this is the first picture of one that I’ve seen. Amazing!

    Comment by montucky | July 22, 2014 | Reply

  5. Amazing capture! Wow!

    Comment by Patty Nguyen | July 22, 2014 | Reply

  6. wow! superb 🙂

    Comment by joshi daniel | July 27, 2014 | Reply

  7. Bravo! Tanks for sharing. 🙂 Kamila

    Comment by Kamila Pala | August 13, 2014 | Reply

  8. Awesome shot buddy!

    Comment by Boyd Greene Fine Art | September 3, 2014 | Reply

  9. This is really gorgeous. I have seen many photos of them but never actually seen one!

    Comment by Howard Grill | September 19, 2014 | Reply

  10. Very well done in all respects; what a sight! I’m glad you stopped to share it.

    Comment by billstormont | May 28, 2015 | Reply


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