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Eristalinus is a species of hoverfly, otherwise known as a band eye drone fly, noted for their unusual eye markings, usually striped or spotted.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:eristalinus
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:5 Apr 2013 - 5:28 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Drone fly, General, Hoverfly, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:77
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
5 Apr 2013 - 5:43 AM

Excellent macro photos Carol !! I love 'The Eye ' in V2 Smile

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GarrathE
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5 Apr 2013 - 5:59 AM

Phwore!!! How do you get 'em to sit still long enough?

Last Modified By GarrathE at 5 Apr 2013 - 6:00 AM

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Ray12
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5 Apr 2013 - 6:09 AM

Cracking image love it... must try this 1 day

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LynneJoyce
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5 Apr 2013 - 6:18 AM

Don't be daft Garrath, everyone knows that Carol speaks fluent Insect and chats to her models to keep them engaged?

Three stunners Carol!

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2013 - 6:28 AM

Wow carol , a fantastic image,lots and lots of super detail.....John

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Andysnapper
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5 Apr 2013 - 6:34 AM

Remarkable Carol, absolutely remarkable. Where do you keep finding these wonderful creatures, this one made me gasp with astonishment.

Andy

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barbarahirst
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5 Apr 2013 - 7:26 AM

You have starred again with your camera and dare I suggest patience
Excellent set....V1 is my favorite

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Badgerfred
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5 Apr 2013 - 7:27 AM

Super images Carol, excellent detail in all, V1 my favourite,
Fred.

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SUE118
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5 Apr 2013 - 7:30 AM

Fantastic images Carol what a good lens you have.Smile

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Ayoob
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5 Apr 2013 - 7:33 AM

Fantastic set of macro shot images with great light ,colours ..........GrinGrinGrin

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Caziwinkles
5 Apr 2013 - 7:56 AM

WOW! Three amazing images here Carol. "What big eyes you have!!" Brilliant shots. Smile

Carol

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mossy
mossy  146 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2013 - 8:04 AM

All gret Carole, cant choose between them.

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WhiteRose1
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5 Apr 2013 - 8:08 AM

Amazing detail and clarity, Carol.

Dave

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User_Removed
5 Apr 2013 - 8:10 AM

Wow, really outstanding detail in them all.

Lucien.

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Chinga
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5 Apr 2013 - 8:25 AM

Incredible detail on those eyes and face! Beautiful macros Carol... Grin
IB

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CaroleS
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5 Apr 2013 - 8:36 AM

Amazing colour and markings to those big eyes.
Carol

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2013 - 9:06 AM

What AMAZING and wonderful macro shots,Carol,very well done,
saeid

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mex
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5 Apr 2013 - 9:23 AM

V1 out of 3 fab images carol.
cheers phil.

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georgiepoolie

Wow amazing macro image.

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5 Apr 2013 - 9:58 AM

Some magnification !! Carol.
Ron.

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EMJAYCEE
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5 Apr 2013 - 10:16 AM

Superb set of macro images .Smile
Joan.

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SlowSong
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5 Apr 2013 - 10:45 AM

What beauties. So lovely to see their marvellous architecture. Smile

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Irishkate
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5 Apr 2013 - 10:54 AM

An impressive looking critter which would inspire graphic designs for me - beautiful markings.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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sweetpea62
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5 Apr 2013 - 11:02 AM

Amazing set Carol,superb details..Lin

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leontari
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5 Apr 2013 - 11:13 AM

Three fascinating close up, Carol. I like the contact eye in V3SmileSmile
Effrossini

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danbrann
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5 Apr 2013 - 11:50 AM

Wow, wow, wow,

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marktc
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5 Apr 2013 - 12:52 PM

Magnificent again Carol... a superbly detailed image.

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5 Apr 2013 - 1:12 PM

Another excellent set Carol. Stunning images.......Sandy

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5 Apr 2013 - 1:34 PM

What superb macros Carol spot on for detail.
Gary

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5 Apr 2013 - 1:48 PM

Flippin marvelousGrin...... cant choose a faveGrinGrin
V3 looks like he is going to kiss youTongueTongue
Diane

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5 Apr 2013 - 2:37 PM

Stunning shots Carol, love V2 with that eye.
Brian

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2013 - 2:40 PM

Complex...brilliant takes....

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TonyDy
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5 Apr 2013 - 2:41 PM

Excellent, detailed set, Carol, as usual.
Tony

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achieverswales

Awesome and some of your best Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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digital_boi
5 Apr 2013 - 3:37 PM

very special captures here Carol agree with Trevor some of your very very best

Graham GrinGrinGrin

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LexEquine
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5 Apr 2013 - 3:53 PM

Superlative & Beautiful color Macro Image Set ~

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5 Apr 2013 - 4:08 PM

Great shots !!.....nice detailing from that TZ7 !!

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5 Apr 2013 - 4:34 PM

excellent Carol

Stace

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5 Apr 2013 - 5:18 PM

Stunning set of shots Carol, beautiful colour and superb detail Smile
Jan

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Bravdo
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5 Apr 2013 - 5:32 PM

Stunning Macro work. Has to be V2 for me.
Barry

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5 Apr 2013 - 6:15 PM

I just love this fly Carol - wonderful eyes.
Brian.

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5 Apr 2013 - 6:54 PM

Incredible images Carol.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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5 Apr 2013 - 7:19 PM

Amazing captures, Carol !
George

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5 Apr 2013 - 9:01 PM

Wow those are incredible Carol
Lillian

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6 Apr 2013 - 12:40 AM

Wow Carol, three absolute stunners here macro work at the highest level
Neil

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6 Apr 2013 - 7:10 AM

Wow Carol, amazing captures...that eye is stunning.....well done on your macro work

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6 Apr 2013 - 1:14 PM

I love his sunglasses!
A beauty Carol, hardly any critters around here.

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6 Apr 2013 - 2:48 PM

Bloomin' Heck Carol those really are stupendous macros xxx

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13 Apr 2013 - 12:55 AM

Truly outstanding macrowork Carol, the detail and clarity in these is awesome and really mindblowing! These will make the Big O sit up and take notice, your compact camera has beaten his expensive macro equipment hands down rather like David felling the Giant Goliath with his small stone!Tongue

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