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A visitor to my garden yesterday, this rather bulbous hoverfly.

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:winter hoverfly
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:3 Jan 2012 - 6:07 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Hoverfly, Insect, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:85
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Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 6109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2012 - 6:28 AM

Very impressive and attractive shots Carol.

Andy

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posty57
posty57  7 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2012 - 6:35 AM

V1 of this trio. Spot on framing and superbly sharp.

Barry

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LynneJoyce
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3 Jan 2012 - 7:14 AM

What an interesting, rotund beastie this fine fellow is, beautifully captured here of course.

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SUE118
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3 Jan 2012 - 7:33 AM

3 super shots.

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dven
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3 Jan 2012 - 7:59 AM

Three Belters

dven

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2012 - 8:08 AM

gorgeous looking critter ....
but the images look like they are made of plasticene
your sunlight over there must be so good I could never get anything like that over in dull Leeds
even if I could find anything so interesting as this cutie

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2012 - 8:22 AM

An excellent trio Carol

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brownsilent
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3 Jan 2012 - 8:24 AM

Fantastic clearness and detail, a very good start into another year Carol!
Johanna

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KarenFB
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3 Jan 2012 - 8:24 AM

Version 1 for me: A fantastic shot! The details are beautifully crisp. Well caught!

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2012 - 8:32 AM

Three and fantastc set of images,V1 is my favorte,very well done,
saeid

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3 Jan 2012 - 8:59 AM

amazing detail and fine result

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buxton
buxton  7 England
3 Jan 2012 - 9:13 AM

Three nice close-up shots, great detail and colour.
Martin..

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sparrowhawk
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3 Jan 2012 - 9:25 AM

stunning shots

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72  735 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2012 - 9:26 AM

Well taken shots Carol, and looks really good with surrounding flowers.
regards
Yung

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prabhusinha
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3 Jan 2012 - 9:38 AM

FANTASTIC

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lonely_oryx
3 Jan 2012 - 9:49 AM

Superb light and detail

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digital_boi
3 Jan 2012 - 9:52 AM

all winners Carol nice work

Graham GrinGrinGrin

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3 Jan 2012 - 10:29 AM

Stunning macro images.

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Silverzone
3 Jan 2012 - 10:42 AM

Lovely trio, v2 is my favourite. Sylvia

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gingerdelight
3 Jan 2012 - 11:13 AM

Superb detail in all of these Carol.
Happy new year to you!
Carol

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Gray_ina
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3 Jan 2012 - 11:14 AM

Hi Carol v1 for me, he looks like I feel and look after christmas lol ,super set regards gray.

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Fefe
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3 Jan 2012 - 11:20 AM

Terrific TrioGrin
Diane

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CaroleS
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3 Jan 2012 - 11:38 AM

I like V2 and V3, they share my vote today. A nice sunny image Carol! Carole

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SlowSong
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3 Jan 2012 - 11:47 AM

Wow, these are fantastic. Superbly sharp.
Chris

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TonyDy
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3 Jan 2012 - 11:59 AM

Three brilliant shots, Carol.
Tony

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Chinga
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3 Jan 2012 - 12:09 PM

Supperb cheerfull images! First class focus. It reminds me that we had a summer in London....
It's blowing a foul wind and the rain is gashing down, now it's a good time to sit indoors... IB

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Ade_Osman
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3 Jan 2012 - 1:16 PM

See my latest upload and you'll be able to tell I'm missing the summer.....Very jealous of all the bugs you're getting at the moment.....

Ade

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tonyng
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3 Jan 2012 - 2:12 PM

The details on these are supreme. Like V1 best. Rgds.

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achieverswales

Exceptional Photography Carol.

Regards

Trev

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TrevBatWCC
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3 Jan 2012 - 2:44 PM

I think he's been overdoing it on the Christmas food! Brilliant set, Carol Wink
Trev Smile

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Daisymaye
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3 Jan 2012 - 2:46 PM

Three excellent detailed images Carol.............Sandy

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danbrann
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3 Jan 2012 - 2:50 PM

Detailed to perfection.

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2012 - 3:23 PM

A super set of images V1 is my fav -beautiful colour - pin sharp - Elizabeth xx

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moiral
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3 Jan 2012 - 3:36 PM

How lovely to have plants blooming and being able to attract insects at this time of year. 3 lovely captures and love the colours Carol. Moira

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AnnChown
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3 Jan 2012 - 3:46 PM

Like me, he looks as if he's eaten too much!! They are all super Carol but, like you, I think v1 for me.
Ann

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PattiW
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3 Jan 2012 - 3:48 PM

No way to choose a fave from these three fantastic closeups! Lovely warm images for a cold and blustery day here in Tennessee! Patti

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2012 - 3:49 PM

Super set, so striking in the
yellow and black .. bit wasp like.
Well done Carol.

B.

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Niknut
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3 Jan 2012 - 3:55 PM

Superb clarity in this beauty !!!!!

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FeatherFriend
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3 Jan 2012 - 4:16 PM

3 beauty's Carol, send some over here Wink
Geoff.

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EMJAYCEE
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3 Jan 2012 - 4:25 PM

Bright and beautiful CaroSmile l- it's so dull and grey here.Sad
Joan.

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3 Jan 2012 - 5:15 PM

3 super shots Carol

Stace

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Ade_Osman
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3 Jan 2012 - 5:18 PM

See my latest comment on my todays upload mate..........

I'll soon be getting my own back on you for all that nice weather you're having with some new gear I'm investing in, whooohoooo.....Just you wait, you will be sooooo sore with envy......LOL

Ade GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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3 Jan 2012 - 5:33 PM

Just what we needed after another strange day weather wise over here, we've had all the seasons in one day! Such wonderful pin sharp detail and cheerful colour in this set

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jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2012 - 5:43 PM

Cleanest hoverfly I ever did see! Wonderful.
jon

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evelen
evelen  10 England
3 Jan 2012 - 6:19 PM

three cracking images.carol. eve.

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Richard_OSullivan

wow great images, The detail is superb.
Love the face the fly is also on a yellow flower, fantastic

Rick

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Samuel_Aron
3 Jan 2012 - 7:11 PM

Beautiful macro!
Sam.

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HobbitDave
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3 Jan 2012 - 7:27 PM

Wow! Panny goes into overdrive, Carol Wink Love this set, excellent macro work. WINTER hover flies?? I live in the wrong country....I have a confused Hebe out right now which should come out in April. It normally attracts hover flies, but won't for another 3 months at least.
Super set here. The colours are excellent too.
Dave.

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NobbytheNobster

Stunning set Carol and such lovely vibrant colours Smile
Well captured
Rick

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3 Jan 2012 - 8:15 PM

The clarity of your shots gets more amazing Carol xx All are first class xx

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3 Jan 2012 - 8:15 PM

Three superbly captured shots, Carol, V1 for me.
Roy

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3 Jan 2012 - 8:17 PM

Super images Carol - that's a great Hover.
Hope you are sorted !!!!
Brian.

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Lillian
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3 Jan 2012 - 8:36 PM

WOW! Carol that is impressive..sorry not got another UA for this too
so pleased it has got one too...very worthy set
and so much colour in your garden.....here is terrible winds and rain!Sad
Lillian

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Peagreen
Peagreen  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2012 - 10:11 PM

Superb set, Carol. Stunning colour and detail in all threeSmile Can you send just a glimmer of the sun over here, pleaseGrin
Take care, Pauline,

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samarmishra
4 Jan 2012 - 6:53 AM

Hi Carol, I had missed this yesterday,, anyway nothing is ever late, this is really FANTASTIC and really a stunning set of images..

Samar..

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annettep38
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4 Jan 2012 - 3:37 PM

what a pretty hoverfly with this thick body. Ilike the matching flower!

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teocali
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5 Jan 2012 - 8:43 AM

A trio of beauties, Carol - V2 particularly stands out for me - lovely clarity and sharpness.
Sylvia

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6 Jan 2012 - 4:10 PM

'Super {A+++} set of Macro Images' ~ Peter

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