Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Atlas Moth

This moth was photographed at Brookside Gardens in Silver Spring Maryland. They can be found anywhere from India to China, Malaysia and the Philippines and can grow up to 11 inches. The common name is the Atlas Moth (Attacus atlas).
Camera Nikon D-300/Lens Tamron 18mm-270mm/1/60 sec. flash/Iso 500/F 9.0