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Hoverfly in flight

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Spotted this hoverfly hovering in the garden this morning

When I say hovering, it actually stayed one place for fractions of a second before flitting

Luckily it stayed in place long enough to grab a quick manual focus on it, which wasn't easy with a 150-500 zoom

Camera:Nikon D7000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 DG OS APO HSM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:7 May 2013 - 7:39 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto1
Title:Hoverfly in flight
Username:Bryan_Marshall Bryan_Marshall
Uploaded:7 May 2013 - 11:59 AM
Tags:Flight, Hoverfly, Hovering, In-flight, Wildlife / nature
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Voters:Derek_Fearn · Chinga · ugly ·
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Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
7 May 2013 - 12:42 PM

Nice capture! IB

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