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Spotted this Hoverfly having a wash 'n' brush-up today.Had a heck of a job getting this shot,the minute you get anywhere near them they are off like a rocket.

ISO400 Raw capture (Handheld)

Best viewed large....Thanks for lookin.............

Tony.

Camera:Canon EOS 10D
Lens:Tamron 90mm f2.8 Di Macro Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Hoverfly
Username:norton norton
Uploaded:4 May 2008 - 7:23 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Fly\'s, Hoverfly, Insects, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
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Scaramanga
4 May 2008 - 7:30 PM

Great capture the detail is superb.

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AMS1
AMS1  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2008 - 7:32 PM

Nice shot. Know what you mean trying to capture these busy bodies...

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mohikan22
mohikan22  102188 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2008 - 7:32 PM

vrey very good for handheld
matt.

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willgriffiths
willgriffiths e2 Member 7willgriffiths vcard Wales
4 May 2008 - 7:35 PM

Bril handheld spot on detail.
Will

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CHIPPYX1X
CHIPPYX1X  8 England
4 May 2008 - 7:37 PM

Cracking shot
Davey

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pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
4 May 2008 - 7:49 PM

superb detailed shot !
excellent work...

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2008 - 7:51 PM

I have just brought the same lens. Hope I can get something as good as this

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lammie
lammie  10
4 May 2008 - 7:52 PM

Very good detailed close-up.
Don

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MandsH
MandsH  7 England
4 May 2008 - 7:54 PM

Superb close up
Mandy

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User_Removed
4 May 2008 - 7:56 PM

brilliant close up Tony

Dave

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luxaeternam
4 May 2008 - 7:59 PM

Not hovering, but leaving.
Wonderful shot Tony.
Smile Lucy

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glyndwr
glyndwr  766 forum posts Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2008 - 8:07 PM

Stunning detail, congratulations.

Robert

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2008 - 8:21 PM

Superb macro shot Tony, detail is spot on and handheld, hats off for that
Richard

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
4 May 2008 - 8:46 PM

A excellent macro. The detail on the insect are super sharp. JNC

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photophantom
photophantom e2 Member 6108 forum postsphotophantom vcard Philippines3 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2008 - 8:59 PM

Well composed macro shot Tony. Nice dof. Very well done. Lots of details.
Dennis

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MickyMc
MickyMc  7 United Kingdom
4 May 2008 - 9:06 PM

Crumbs, I have never seen anything like this. It should be famous.
Mavis

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2008 - 9:07 PM

Wonderful detail, well done.

B.

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microchip
microchip  7 United Kingdom
4 May 2008 - 9:16 PM

A superb macro excellent detail,
I really fancy this lens now I have seen it in action,
Alan

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2008 - 9:19 PM

superb macro shot

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KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2008 - 9:22 PM

terrific detail Tony
keith

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whiteswan01
4 May 2008 - 9:30 PM

brilliant shot nice and sharp nice detail Dawn

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Cormy
Cormy  7 England
4 May 2008 - 9:37 PM

Superb close-up Tony.
Cheers
Alan

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dianah
dianah  824474 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2008 - 9:52 PM

That is wonderful detail Tony..a brilliant shot.
Di

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
4 May 2008 - 10:17 PM

Lovely close up, the hairs on his back are fab.
Super duper.

Nicky

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8799 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1613 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2008 - 11:21 PM

Absolutely spot on, amazing detail, worth the bovver to get the hover!

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dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
5 May 2008 - 12:53 AM

excellent close up Smile

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84310 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2008 - 7:15 AM


Quote: Had a heck of a job getting this shot,the minute you get anywhere near them they are off like a rocket.

That's what makes them such fun!! Grin
You've caught it brilliantly, lovely details.

Last Modified By KarenFB at 5 May 2008 - 7:16 AM

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5 May 2008 - 8:59 AM

Great macro......Bill

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GalleryGirl
5 May 2008 - 3:09 PM

Fabulous capture and superb detail.
Marilyn x

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bolebrown
bolebrown  7 England
5 May 2008 - 3:43 PM

superb close up, excellent detail.
Haydn

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m3lem
m3lem  8 England
5 May 2008 - 4:01 PM

Superb detail Tony
Andrea

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 632 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2008 - 8:08 PM

A fantastic shot, large version is awesome, well done.
Geoff.

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derekv
derekv  7 England
5 May 2008 - 10:28 PM

Fantastic image, Tony, superb detail.
Derek

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fatmod
fatmod  8 England
6 May 2008 - 9:51 PM

superb macro

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Pegon
Pegon  978 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2008 - 10:46 PM

Superb detail Tony. Well caught.
Pete.

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JudeC
JudeC  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2008 - 9:38 AM

Wow - awesome close up - Jude.

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Rylands
Rylands  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2008 - 5:58 PM

Great image Tony you obviously have a gift for macro work
Ray

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StevenPrice
9 May 2008 - 10:05 AM

a super macro

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tigertimb
tigertimb  640 forum posts United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2008 - 10:40 AM

Excellent macro with a great POV and stunning detail; I love the vein of texture running through the leaf too!
Tim

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gary_d e2 Member 6549 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2008 - 8:34 PM

This is a very impresive close up with superb detail. - gary

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