This is one of the Hummingbird Moths that visited the Lantana and Zinnias today. There were 3 in one flower bed and two in another at the same time. They are so interesting to watch.
Canon EOS 7D
Sigma 105mm macro lens
F 5.6
Shutter speed 1/160 sec
ISO 125
Focal length 105mm
No flash

I have been married for 44 years. I have two daughters and two granddaughters. I have always loved photgraphy but never took it seriously until the past couple of years. I got a Canon 40D and loved it. I took some photography classes at Bedford’s Cameras in Little Rock, AR. I recently upgraded to a Canon 7D, which I love. I love nature photography and you will find that is what I take the most photographs of. I love all kinds of nature but especially love Butterflies and Humming birds.

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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful work Brenda

  • Thanks Larry. I have quite a few shots of the Hummingbird Moths but they are so pretty and each one has it’s own features and I can not pass them up.

    – Brenda Burnett

  • jwmphotos
    jwmphotosabout 3 years ago

    This is wonderful Brenda. Love the subdued tones,

  • Many thanks John. Glad you liked it. I appreciate your kind comments.

    – Brenda Burnett

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerabout 3 years ago

    Great capture of this little beauty Brenda !

  • Thank you so much Trish. You are so kind.

    – Brenda Burnett

  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesabout 3 years ago

    These are wonderful, I’ve seen one a couple of times lately but not had the chance to get a capture, great work Brenda. regards, Mark.

  • Many thanks Mark. I love these little critters. This one actually stopped for a few seconds while I was watching it.

    – Brenda Burnett

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsabout 3 years ago

    I still have never seen one close up…they are amazing! Lovely capture!

  • Many thanks Pamela. They are the cutest little bugs.

    – Brenda Burnett

    JUSTARTabout 3 years ago

    beautiful shot

  • Many thanks Sylvia. I always appreciate hearing from you.

    – Brenda Burnett

  • Betty Maxey
    Betty Maxeyabout 3 years ago

    This is fantastic, they are hard to capture!

  • Thank you so much Betty. I just love these little critters. I always have to get a few shots of them when I see them.

    – Brenda Burnett

  • JeannieM
    JeannieMabout 3 years ago

    So excited to see another one. I recently saw my first one and was captivated watching it !!

    Great job – very hard to do.

  • Many thanks Jeannie. There were 3 of them in one flower bed and two in another yesterday. I love watching them.

    – Brenda Burnett

  • Lady  Dezine
    Lady Dezineabout 3 years ago

  • Lady Dezine, I am so happy about this. It is a true honor to have my photo chosen to be featured in this wonderful group. Thank you so much.

    – Brenda Burnett

  • Penny Odom
    Penny Odomabout 3 years ago

    Nice work again…Love it!

  • Many thanks Penny. I appreciate your nice comments.

    – Brenda Burnett

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