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The hovers are about in quite large numbers now, I love trying to capture this tiny little fella, sometimes known as the marmalade hoverfly.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:more hovers
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:15 Apr 2014 - 5:39 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Hoverfly, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:68
Voters:NDODS · Daisymaye · cabbie · ugly · RajaSidambaram · Andysnapper · LynneJoyce · Ray12 · dven · mashwood10 · HarrietH · SUE118 · KarenFB · mrswoolybill · andylea · barbarahirst · ColleenA · headskiesfly · Danny1970 · Badgerfred · viscostatic · DicksPics · RonnieAG · PhilT2 · Len1950 · Ted447 · Jocelia · JohnoP · Mollycat · derekv · ddolfelin · EMJAYCEE · digital_boi · mex · SlowSong · BarbaraR · Nikonuser1 · briantjjones · Irishkate · crookymonsta · ali63 · sparrowhawk · Alan_Baseley · raygregson · janlea · myrab · TrevBatWCC · graceland · kuvailija · CaroleS · pluckyfilly · Niknut · Philip_H · Stace · Mike_Smith · Brian65 · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · SteveMoulding · vandalp · pamelajean · SimonFletch · prabhusinha · evelen · Chinga · nickyv32 · georgiepoolie · jaktis · Glostopcat ·
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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43893 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2014 - 5:55 AM

Three of your very best Carol, each one as sharp as a tack with magnificent colour. Whilst at the same time your standard of presentation is unsurpassed.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Daisymaye
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15 Apr 2014 - 6:02 AM

These are all superb Carol. The detail is awesome and so is the colour. A stunning set.

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RajaSidambaram
15 Apr 2014 - 6:21 AM

Beauty of the hover fly very well captured in V1 & V2, Carol. No wonder your Pana could not capture the fast beat of the fly's wings(slow shutter?), net result: a wingless fella. - Raja

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Andysnapper
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15 Apr 2014 - 6:27 AM

Stunning images Carol. I love the colours and patterns on hoverflies, beautiful little beasties and so difficult to capture well.

Andy

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LynneJoyce
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15 Apr 2014 - 6:42 AM

Three lovely shots. We haven't got them yet but we are off to Spain soon so I hope to get shots f them then.

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mashwood10
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15 Apr 2014 - 7:08 AM

Your camera, and the owner of course, work in perfect harmony Carol. Just amazing !

Pam x

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HarrietH
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15 Apr 2014 - 7:09 AM

Three great shots. I love V3, it is very amusing. How you get such wonderful shots I will never, alas, understand. You are a marvel with your little Panasonic and would be, and probably are, the envy of many would be NG photographers.

Maureen

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SUE118
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15 Apr 2014 - 7:19 AM

Excellent macro captures.Smile

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15 Apr 2014 - 7:47 AM


Quote: Three of your very best Carol, each one as sharp as a tack with magnificent colour. Whilst at the same time your standard of presentation is unsurpassed.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Wow wow wow...amazing images yet again Carol....and V3... Another wow

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headskiesfly
15 Apr 2014 - 7:59 AM

Wonderful close up.
Rick

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Danny1970
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15 Apr 2014 - 8:06 AM

A really superb set of macro images, pin sharp detail with wonderful colours, I love the wingsSmile

Danny

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15 Apr 2014 - 8:25 AM

Excellent images Carol, V1 my favourite,
Fred.

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viscostatic
15 Apr 2014 - 8:31 AM

Beautiful images of these tiny insects Colleen.

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DicksPics
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15 Apr 2014 - 8:32 AM

The detail you have captured is outstanding, Carol!

Richard

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RonnieAG
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15 Apr 2014 - 8:47 AM

If it's possible, your images just keep getting better and better, the amount of fine detail recorded so impressive.
Three excellent shots and I love V 3 with the incoming insect.
R.

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PhilT2
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15 Apr 2014 - 8:47 AM

These are really good..........superb detail in each

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Ted447
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15 Apr 2014 - 9:08 AM

Stunning images. Ted. GrinGrin

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JohnoP
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15 Apr 2014 - 9:25 AM

Excellent macro work Carol...and V3 is like a little flying missile on a mission! Smile John

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15 Apr 2014 - 9:51 AM

Amazing Carol, three excellent pictures, all with soperb depth of colour and detail.
Peter.

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viscostatic
15 Apr 2014 - 10:11 AM


Quote: Beautiful images of these tiny insects Colleen.

Phil.

Oh dear Carol, I've done it again. So sorry.

Phil.

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15 Apr 2014 - 10:17 AM

Beautiful indeed - lovely colours!

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EMJAYCEE
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15 Apr 2014 - 10:23 AM

Three great captures Carol.
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digital_boi
15 Apr 2014 - 10:25 AM

any sharper and you would cut yourself on it Carol excellent work very pleasing indeed

Graham

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15 Apr 2014 - 11:09 AM

Super shots.
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BarbaraR
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15 Apr 2014 - 11:17 AM

Absolutely super Carol.

B.

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Nikonuser1
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15 Apr 2014 - 11:29 AM

Excellent Carol, 3 super captures, like all 3Smile

Cliff

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15 Apr 2014 - 12:02 PM

Carol, Three fantastic images, well timed and great colour contrast. V2 is stunning

Brian J.

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15 Apr 2014 - 12:07 PM

Those stripes are so sharp and a fond reminder of my high school uniform colours!
Excellent macros Carol.
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15 Apr 2014 - 1:14 PM

Superb photography Carol,


Ali SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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15 Apr 2014 - 1:29 PM

wow what a set and i gave you my UA again because of v3 as i know how tricky it is to get them in flight

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15 Apr 2014 - 3:47 PM

superb macro work here carol,great detail,well done indeed.ray

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15 Apr 2014 - 4:00 PM

A stunning set Carol with wonderful detail Smile
Jan

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15 Apr 2014 - 4:23 PM

I know I've said this before, but you show us some amazing and clearly detailed close-ups Carol, and this set is no exception! Excellent work SmileSmile
Trev Smile

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15 Apr 2014 - 4:37 PM

Excellent x 3 ! Super images , Carol . V2. this time ...... Jukka

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15 Apr 2014 - 5:26 PM

The detail and light on the wings is amazing

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15 Apr 2014 - 5:32 PM

Great shots !!......impressive detail in this beauty !!

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Philip_H
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15 Apr 2014 - 5:47 PM

WOW! What a super set, Carol.

P.

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15 Apr 2014 - 6:19 PM

Quality Macro photography Carol, sharp and colourful too

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15 Apr 2014 - 9:05 PM

Fantastic set Carol.
Vanda

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16 Apr 2014 - 4:00 AM

Tremendous detail in the first two, while the third is a wonderful blurr of wings.
No one knows how you do it, Carol, but 'it' is blooming fantastic ...!!!

Simon

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16 Apr 2014 - 5:20 AM

I am with Roney to day

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17 Apr 2014 - 2:53 AM

AMAZING captures! GrinGrin WOW!
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19 Apr 2014 - 12:26 PM

What a brilliant set of macros Carol, such marvellous detail and clarity in these

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