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Photo #8027: Sphingoneopsis gorgoniades


Sphingoneopsis gorgoniades

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Base gallery. Upperside. Alive insect.

Photo, and identified by: Igor Sakhno. Image redone at the website

Place of shooting/catching: Cardboard, oil, 1989.

Photographer's comment: Картон, масло, 1989г.

Comments on this image

31.03.2011 0:56, Peter Khramov

Well, ok then, no fuss. Variety sounds cool.

31.03.2011 0:26, Igor Sakhno

Yes, I even signed it "Oil on cardboard". I'm the author. This Sphingidae was caught in 1979, 27th of July, in Nikita. I had no good camera those days. 10 years after I made this picture using an expanded butterfly from a collection trying to be as more precise as it was possible, when depicted colors and position of the body, wings and other features. Think, it's rather piece of science that art.

30.03.2011 12:35, Peter Khramov

Must be Igor, cause users can add only their own images... Let's not limit ourselves to photos only, but if there will be many pictures, we'll think about how to improve search to find only photos or pictures separatedly.

30.03.2011 6:25, Evgeny Komarov

I can guess, Igor is the author? If so, then let it be, even as picture, but... I'd prefer photos only.

30.03.2011 2:34, Alexandr Zhakov

Somehow I don't like this pic. Let's not precedent such. If photo, then photo. If it's picture, who is the author? What's source? Not funny. :(

30.03.2011 1:34, Peter Khramov

Yeah, not by photos alone.

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