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A small hoverfly sequence of 3 images in the order taken.
This hoverfly was about 12mm total length.

Captured in our garden recently.

V1. In Flight.
V2. At Rest.
V3. Hovering.

Brand:PENTAX Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc Pentax-D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:20 Jul 2013 - 1:45 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:On, Fired
White Balance:Manual
Title:Hoverfly.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:26 Jul 2013 - 12:04 AM
Tags:FJE917, Hoverfly, IMGP5710, IMGP5712, IMGP5713, Wildlife / nature
Votes:56
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2013 - 12:08 AM

cracking detail fred brilliant timing and colour v3 for me today a stunning capture top shot Wink
andy

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mikbee
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26 Jul 2013 - 12:09 AM

Well lit and coloured these three Fred.
Go for the inflight capture of V1.
Excellent shot.
Mick.

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richmowil
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26 Jul 2013 - 12:14 AM

Three great images Fred!! V3 is outstanding!!

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2013 - 12:30 AM

Perfectly timed and focussed.
Matt

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AnneWorner
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26 Jul 2013 - 12:43 AM

I love this in-flight capture - v3 is super too.

Anne

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Hermanus
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26 Jul 2013 - 4:38 AM

Three really great captures Fred - of which the final one is the climax Smile

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2013 - 5:38 AM

Excellent captures, Fred, wish I could get justa half decent in flight image, you've done really well with these Smile Carol

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Danial
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26 Jul 2013 - 5:50 AM

Great shot SmileSmile

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leontari
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26 Jul 2013 - 6:36 AM

Excellent detailed in flight capture Fred. V3 is amazing!
Effrossini

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WhiteRose1
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26 Jul 2013 - 7:01 AM

They're all well captured, Fred, but I do like the simplicity of v1.

Dave

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Margaret101
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26 Jul 2013 - 7:49 AM

great captures.

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2215 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2013 - 8:03 AM

Your image was featured E2 photo when I switched on.
Three brilliant images,I love the colour and light in v2Smile
NettaSmile

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NDODS
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26 Jul 2013 - 8:07 AM

A great image Fred, I love the space in which the chap can move into. Great photography

Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
26 Jul 2013 - 8:09 AM

Excellent set Fred think V3 is superb.

John

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Caziwinkles
26 Jul 2013 - 8:12 AM

Wow! Three crackers here Fred. So sharp - amazing. Smile

Carol

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moiral
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26 Jul 2013 - 8:56 AM

Nicely captured Fred, and V3 is a cracker. Moira

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danbrann
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26 Jul 2013 - 9:13 AM

Three beauties Fred with V1 humming for me

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morpheus1955
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26 Jul 2013 - 9:19 AM

Superb set of images Fred V3 is outstanding

Hugh

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2013 - 9:48 AM

I had a lot of fun and frustration a couple of years ago trying to capture Hoverflies, you have done especially well with the in flight capture.

Best Matt

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Nigeve1
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26 Jul 2013 - 10:03 AM

Three great captures, V3 for me today.
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26 Jul 2013 - 10:24 AM

Stunning captures Fred, bloody good work.
Gary

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Richsr
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26 Jul 2013 - 10:28 AM

A good set of images of this small insect Fred.
Regards Richard

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tomcat
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26 Jul 2013 - 11:22 AM

Three real belters Fred

Damn difficult critters to nail

Adrian

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26 Jul 2013 - 11:25 AM

Love the space in v1 and the capture of v3

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26 Jul 2013 - 11:59 AM

superbly captured composed and presented set.

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sparrowhawk
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26 Jul 2013 - 12:47 PM

magnificent set of shots

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bricurtis
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26 Jul 2013 - 3:14 PM

Excellent sequence Fred - not easy.
Brian.

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26 Jul 2013 - 4:17 PM

Superbly timed Fred.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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26 Jul 2013 - 4:45 PM

Great work Fred.
Brian

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26 Jul 2013 - 8:43 PM

Only my second viewing tonight and both hovers! Good set on a difficult subject Fred

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26 Jul 2013 - 9:21 PM

nice set .. V3 is my preference

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26 Jul 2013 - 9:33 PM

3 lovely images, well captured Fred.

Myra

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Mike_Smith
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26 Jul 2013 - 9:50 PM

Three crackers Fred, i also uploaded one of these today

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maggietear
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26 Jul 2013 - 11:25 PM

Great moment caught, especially over to one side of the frame,looks greatFred!
Maggie

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28 Jul 2013 - 12:21 AM

The use of space works so well Fred, I must agree with Andy by stating that v3 is the pick of the bunch

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28 Jul 2013 - 8:46 AM

Three great shots, Fred, but v3 is the tops ... Carol Grin

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28 Jul 2013 - 9:45 AM

Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks, special thanks to Steve (sparrowhawk) for his much appreciated user award,
Fred.

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Chinga
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31 Jul 2013 - 5:23 AM

Beautifully caught! Three amazing images with very good camera work! Grin
IB

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