Cicindela has been playing with scanners and saturniid moths, to great result:
The original file must be huge! Worth noting that Cicindela is taking a lead from Joseph Scheer, who first perfected the technique.
I’ve seen three of those moths in person, Polyphemus, Luna, and what I think is the Imperial moth. The yellow IO moth is another one I might have seen too.
Looking at the original picture on my screen they all seem life sized! Your suggestion of making posters is a great one because I’d certainly buy one.
How does this scanner work? All scanners I know would smash these things.
I left the lid open and placed a black box over the moth as I scanned it
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