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Just managed to catch this one before he took flight.

Thanks for looking.

Regards. - gary

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:Canon 100mm 2.8 Macro
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Ready for take off
Username:gary_d gary_d
Uploaded:23 Aug 2012 - 12:15 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

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digital_boi
23 Aug 2012 - 12:18 PM

Never easy excellent result fine fine detail

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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PattiW
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23 Aug 2012 - 12:30 PM

Fantastic! Patti SmileSmileSmile

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mikbee
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23 Aug 2012 - 12:57 PM

There is bound to be a delay Gary,
and the take off will be about 2 hours time !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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RonnieAG
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23 Aug 2012 - 1:17 PM

Fine macro capture, Gary: good detail and natural colurs.
Ronnie.

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barbarahirst
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23 Aug 2012 - 1:22 PM

so very delicate image

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SlowSong
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23 Aug 2012 - 1:24 PM

Don't get much better than this.
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taggart
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23 Aug 2012 - 1:56 PM

A good capture, this one!

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 2:01 PM

An excellent shot Gary. Great macro work. Love the detail and colour.
Ray

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Badgerfred
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23 Aug 2012 - 2:14 PM

Excellent Gary, some nice detail captured,
Fred.

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helenlinda
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23 Aug 2012 - 3:18 PM

Very well timed - nearly missed him WinkWink
Helen

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 4:01 PM

This is awesome Gary. Excellent work. Grin

Gerry

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23 Aug 2012 - 4:16 PM

Your macro photography is really taking off Gary, this one is a real belter, such pin sharp detail on the hoverfly

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saeidNL
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23 Aug 2012 - 4:16 PM

Excellent and wonderful macro shot,Gary ,very well done,
Saeid

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luckybry
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23 Aug 2012 - 4:23 PM

another first class macro

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 4:26 PM

brilliant detail gary fantastic colours and light chocs away a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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Niknut
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23 Aug 2012 - 4:46 PM

Cracking shot !!

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Lillian
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23 Aug 2012 - 4:53 PM

That is another impressive macro Gary...really have mastered this now huh?
great shot and clarity
Lillian

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23 Aug 2012 - 5:05 PM

Wonderful colour and detail, Gary!

David

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23 Aug 2012 - 5:32 PM

Lovely detail, Gary, and a nice clear space for it to take off into.

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23 Aug 2012 - 6:19 PM

Gary you have managed to capture a great macro photograph which really enhances the colour and details of this rather beautiful looking "What appears to be some form of Hover Fly" so very well.


Regards Nathan

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23 Aug 2012 - 6:46 PM

Impressive, Gary. Sharp and clear.

Dave

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Irishkate
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23 Aug 2012 - 9:54 PM

Excellent macro Gary. Superb focussing.
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annettep38
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24 Aug 2012 - 7:14 AM

Lovely dail in both bee and perch. Well done.

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Ray42
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24 Aug 2012 - 7:45 AM

An excellent macro

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sweetpea62
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24 Aug 2012 - 9:22 AM

An excellent macro Gary,lovely details,well done..Lin

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teocali
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24 Aug 2012 - 9:29 AM

Beautifully detailed macro capture, Gary. Excellent textures and tones and wonderful clean, rich background colour.
Sylvia

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morpheus1955
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24 Aug 2012 - 1:45 PM

Fantastic macro shot Gary, superb detail and great colours.

Hugh

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Hop-A-Long
24 Aug 2012 - 4:42 PM

Lovely macro shot. Nice detail.

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AnnChown
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24 Aug 2012 - 4:52 PM

Super detail Gary!
Ann

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Gerryrys
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24 Aug 2012 - 4:59 PM

Superb detail and light Gary.

Gerry

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Chinga
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24 Aug 2012 - 6:06 PM

A very pretty specimen! Well shot. IB

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25 Aug 2012 - 8:04 AM

Well timed macro.

Ken

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Jat_Riski
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25 Aug 2012 - 10:39 AM

Fantastic macro shot Gary, great detail.

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