Category Archives: Photographing moths

Mothography 101, Guest post by Warren Krupsaw

  Warren Krupsaw shares his technique and tips on how to photograph moths. Click on the link below to read more. We all have our cross to bear; mine weighed 23 pounds. Camera on tripod, 4 other lenses, plus all … Continue reading

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Mothing and caterpillar hunting – Guest post by Isobelle Fox

I came to moths by the same route the moths themselves do – by way of caterpillars. I have been fascinated by them for years, and they are still the primary domain of my interest in Lepidoptera. I moved to Massachusetts … Continue reading

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What Kind of Beginner Are You? – Guest post by Marnie Crowell

Moth watching beginners are invited to a Moth and Muffin event at our house on a Maine island next to a nature preserve during Moth Week, July 25. From 5 AM to 8 AM we will be serving blueberry muffins … Continue reading

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala relicta (White Underwing)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  This photo of Catocala relicta was Collected by Ed Bruggink at White Lake, Ontario on August 15, 2003 and photographed by Jim des Rivières. This is one of the images that will be on display … Continue reading

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Photos from National Moth Week 2015 in Japan

The Flickr album contains 357 photos of moths from National Moth Week participants in Japan.  More about NMW in Japan at http://www.nationalmothweek-jp.net/

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Moths of Iowa website – Guest post from Jim Durbin

I met Jim Durbin in April when he was birding in Dauphin Island, Alabama, USA. Jim is a wildlife photographer and maintains websites documenting birds and insects of his state. I asked Jim about the Moth of Iowa web pages and here is … Continue reading

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National Moth Week Flickr Group – Your contribution is needed, and valued

Citizen Science is not a new concept, although it was not until the late 20th Century that the concept really became popular and hugely successful. As early as the mid 1700’s Carl Linnaeus (who laid the foundations for the modern … Continue reading

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Moth Research—A Guest Post by Logan Crees

Logan Crees is an sophomore studying environmental science at Iowa State University. He also serves as Outreach Coordinator for the Iowa State Environmental Science Club. Currently, he researching moth species in the Grand River Grasslands in Ringgold County, Iowa. You can follow his … Continue reading

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Guest Post from Ken Childs

Today we’ve got a guest post from Ken Childs: Once a year I like to try to photograph one of every moth species seen during one night of intensive mothing. Since it was National Moth Week and conditions were warm and … Continue reading

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Submit Your WA Moth Photos to a Virtual Moth Album by Inland Northwest Land Trust

In honor of National Moth Week, the Inland Northwest Land Trust of Spokane Washington, created a virtual album featuring photos of moths of eastern Washington. They invite you to show your support for National Moth Week by emailing your moth photos … Continue reading

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