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PINNOCHIO #

My favourite long snouted Hover-fly...................Rhingia campestris.

Big THANKYOU'S to PhillipMinnis for the GEA - and > KBan > teocali for their UA's on previous image. All greatly appreciated.

Thanks for stopping by.

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Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 150 EX macro.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:PINNOCHIO #
Username:bricurtis bricurtis
Uploaded:4 Nov 2012 - 4:15 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Hover-flies, Hover-fly, Insects, Rhingia campestris, Wildlife / nature
Votes:49

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
4 Nov 2012 - 4:24 PM

Excellent ! Great macro combined with stunning colour makes this a winner Smile Stunning photo Smile

MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 4:30 PM

Superb light and dof Brian
Richard

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 4:50 PM

SmileSmile Lovely detail Brian!
Ann

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 5:07 PM

Stunning, Brian, what wonder ful colour and detail, never seen one of these before. Carol

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8829 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1638 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 5:33 PM

No wonder it's your favourite, love that snout, and perfect titleGrin.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 5:52 PM

Fabulously detailed macro shot.
Ronnie.

brian1208
brian1208 e2 Member 1110590 forum postsbrian1208 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 6:01 PM

one of the best images I've seen of this little beastie (one of my favourites too Brian, I always feel sorry for it looking like that Smile ) and it is small compared to some of the more common species.

Beautifully lit and good use of shallow DOF

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 6:04 PM

Ah the sweet smell of success eh Brian, this one should do very well and you nose itWink A very clear and detailed close up of this unusual looking insect, there's snout negative I can say about this marvellous macroGrin

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64838 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 6:27 PM

Just gorgeous - and an inspired title.
x

Greyheron
Greyheron e2 Member 12277 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 8:17 PM

Delightful little character Brian - detail, colour, composition...superb camerawork...

Mike

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 8:43 PM

I believe his name is Mitt--- Nice fly tho!

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 - 8:49 PM

Fantastic image Brian.
Brian

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 8:55 PM

That is most impressive Brian
could not be better
Lillian

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8317 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 9:44 PM

great shot, love it

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 11:16 PM

Deserves more than my humble award. worth an EC in my opinion.

franken
franken e2 Member 123264 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2012 - 8:41 AM

Truly amazing macro Brian.

Ken

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91925 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2012 - 8:03 PM

Thanks to Annette for the UA - very much appreciated.Smile

Brian.

johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2012 - 8:04 PM

You turn this little creatures into visual masterpieces Brian, I love them
David

WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2012 - 7:41 PM

OMG Awesome mate Smile WOW

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91925 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2012 - 7:47 PM

Thanks very much for the UA Dean - I'm very grateful.Smile

Brian.

teocali
teocali e2 Member 6261 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2012 - 9:19 PM

Missed this one for some reason, Brian - absolutely stunning macro capture, with your very special impeccable detail signature! Wonderful range of colours and brilliant title.
Sylvia

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