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Some of the brilliantly coloured flowers at Helmsley Walled Garden were especially attractive to insects. These hover-flies were present in significant numbers around many of the flower heads.

Mike

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon IXUS 230 HS
Lens:5.0 - 40.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.9 - 223.4 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:13 Aug 2012 - 11:37 AM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.0
Aperture:f/3.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Hover-fly and helenium
Username:oldgreyheron oldgreyheron
Uploaded:15 Aug 2012 - 5:01 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Helenium, Helmsley walled garden, Hover-fly, Wildlife / nature
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Wendyp
Wendyp  2 England
15 Aug 2012 - 5:04 PM

A beautiful clear macro and lovely colours.

Wendy

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
15 Aug 2012 - 5:12 PM

Excellent Mike, stunning detail and colour. Brilliant presentation.

John

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 5:14 PM

Stunning detail and colour, Mike, and very well presented. Carol

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 5:41 PM

Lovely macro work.

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Snapitt
Snapitt e2 Member 5Snapitt vcard
15 Aug 2012 - 5:49 PM

Wonderful image with excellent detail. Love the colours in this.

Jane

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exposure
exposure e2 Member 101359 forum postsexposure vcard England
15 Aug 2012 - 6:18 PM

Lovely detail in the hoverfly & flower Mike ..lovely light & colour & tone.
Pauline.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 9:00 PM

A stunning macro, so sharp and glorious detail.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 11:08 AM

Not just a great close-up and composition but also a very good combination of insect and flower!

Super shot, Mike Smile

Andrew

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 12:16 PM

Super shot! The details are superb, as is the composition.

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