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Saw this striped fly on a youngberry blossom the other day.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot SX20 IS
Lens:5.0 - 100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.3 - 545.2 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:18 Oct 2012 - 10:51 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.7
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:The Bright Fly
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:24 Oct 2012 - 4:26 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Wildlife / nature
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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
24 Oct 2012 - 5:44 AM

Excellent

Peter

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2012 - 5:59 AM

Very colourful capture
Helen

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
24 Oct 2012 - 6:18 AM

A very good macro, well seen. I like the details of pollen on the fly. IB

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macromal
macromal  2
24 Oct 2012 - 6:22 AM

Brilliant capture Herman, beautiful fly.....Mal.

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jdinne
jdinne e2 Member 10jdinne vcard England
24 Oct 2012 - 6:57 AM

Thats a great capture, lovely colours and detail.

John

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 5SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2012 - 7:32 AM

You've captured it's colour's beautifully. Smile

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2012 - 7:42 AM

What wonderful colours, Herman, which team does he play for Grin Carol

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User_Removed
24 Oct 2012 - 7:49 AM

Interesting capture. It is a green bottle fly right?

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2012 - 8:13 AM

Lovely iridescent colour, Herman, but I've never heard of a youngberry ... had to 'google' it Grin

Dave

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2012 - 8:25 AM

what incredible detail
and as for the colours you have caught .... awesome

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User_Removed
24 Oct 2012 - 8:44 AM

Interestingly green bottle larvae are used for maggot wound cleaning therapy. And their life cycle is the most studied because of forensic science studies.

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CHRISB911
CHRISB911 e2 Member 854 forum postsCHRISB911 vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2012 - 10:24 AM

first rate capture, great colour and detail
chris

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2012 - 10:44 AM

Fantastic and grea macro shot,very well done,
saeid

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Humblebee
Humblebee  1 England
24 Oct 2012 - 10:53 AM

Excellent capture Herman, looks like it's not sure whether it wants to be a bluebottle or a greenbottle Wink ... Carol Grin

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2012 - 12:43 PM

A brilliant fly and he is enjoying that flower!

welldone!

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2449 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2012 - 3:24 PM

Great capture,
Ali.SmileSmile

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Tibetan
Tibetan  1 England
24 Oct 2012 - 5:08 PM

Dam things get every where lol. world wide, nice shot good detail colours are good also, like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2012 - 5:24 PM

Nice colours and detail.
Matt

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom25 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2012 - 7:04 PM

Lovely coloured fly, he tones lovely with the flower and leafGrin
Diane

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2012 - 8:13 PM

Good capture and detail wonderful colour .
Rob

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 3canonfan vcard United Kingdom
24 Oct 2012 - 8:54 PM

A fantastic macro image
Jim

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2101 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2012 - 10:10 PM

A beautiful image
NettaSmile

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pdcche
pdcche  3 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2012 - 10:29 PM

Great close up with detail and good colours Herman, Peter..

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johnjones
johnjones  4 England
24 Oct 2012 - 10:29 PM

Excellent detail in this shot.
jj

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 3sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2012 - 11:53 PM

Some lovely colours captured on this fly,great shot..Lin

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2012 - 7:22 AM

Perfect metallic shine. A lovely pest Wink

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2012 - 5:22 PM

Excellent close-up.

P.

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tamasalucy
8 Dec 2012 - 5:29 PM

The clarity of the picture is astounding this is the quality of photos I would like to achieve GrinGrin

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