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Hover-fly # 2

Hover-fly pitched on a fading Geum flower.

Thanks to KBan for his UA on previous image.

Thanks for stopping by.

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Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 150 EX Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Hover-fly # 2
Username:bricurtis bricurtis
Uploaded:16 Jul 2012 - 7:40 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flies, Flowers & plants, General, Hover-fly, Insects, Wildlife / nature
Votes:61

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KBan
KBan  9456 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 7:46 PM

Wow, the colours are amazing Bri
Keith

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 7:46 PM

Amazing colour and detail, Brian, fantastic Smile Carol

mohikan22
mohikan22  102180 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 7:48 PM

OUTSTANDING! Grin well done a pleasure to view. thanks.

Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 7:56 PM

A Striking image, Brian.
Colin

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81873 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:04 PM

Thankyou to - mohikan22 - really appreciate your UA on this.

Brian.

franken
franken e2 Member 112919 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:05 PM

This is amazing Brian!!!! GrinGrin

Ken

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:06 PM

Ouch... that is sharp. Excellent work.

Dave

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81873 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:09 PM

Thanks also to - franken for his UA - much appreciated.

Brian.

Snapitt
Snapitt e2 Member 5Snapitt vcard
16 Jul 2012 - 8:29 PM

Brillian macro Brian. Perfection!

Jane

Christazzopardi

Exceptional!

senn
senn e2 Member 2senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:33 PM

wonderful clarity whit this ..

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:47 PM

fantastic detail and shine Smile

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81873 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:49 PM

Thanks to - Snapitt - very grateful for your UA.

Brian.

Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:51 PM

Such wonderful detail on that superb Hover-fly .

Now Brian that must be one of your rubber bees that you have sent to you in your brown paper bag xx WinkWinkWink xx

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81873 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:56 PM


Quote: Now Brian that must be one of your rubber bees that you have sent to you in your brown paper bag xx WinkWinkWink xx

Shusshhh Mavis - that's our little secret.Grin
Brian.x

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85744 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 9:08 PM

This is a fantastic piece of photography
Not just the subject, as the contrast between the flower and the background add to it as wellTongue

Adrian

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8687 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1531 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 9:13 PM

Amazing closeup, they don't come much better than this.

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 9:17 PM

Wow! The detail on the wings is amazing - the translucence is tangible (if you know what I mean!,) Smile
Ann

JohnoP
JohnoP e2 Member 8JohnoP vcard
16 Jul 2012 - 9:21 PM

Stunning detail! John

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 9:22 PM

Fantastic detail, colours and clarity Brian, this one was unmistakeably yours, fine work Sir

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 9:24 PM

That Sigma macro lens in your capable hands delivers some remarkably crisp images: the detail and colours here captured with exacting precision.
Ronnie.

Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2012 - 9:31 PM

Fab capture. Pleased to click you to 30.

P.

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 9:41 PM

wings like glass a superb image

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 53997 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 9:47 PM

Wow, blow me away! Smile

OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2012 - 10:20 PM

Great detail in those wings Brian and love the colours.
Shaun

TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
16 Jul 2012 - 10:43 PM

Very good close-up, Brian.
Tony

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114435 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 2:18 AM

Could only have been one of yours Brian....Well done again mate....

Ade

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 6dmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 3:35 AM

stunning shot and deserved all the awards brian.
regards
Yung

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 11:32 AM

Eye popping colour and detail
Carole

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 11:34 AM

Once again, your exposure and detail on your insect shots are ammmaaazing, Brian...

...wow!

Andrew

lostnspace2011
17 Jul 2012 - 12:54 PM

Fantastic Bri, a lovely clean image with fabulous colours.....

Mark

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81873 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 1:23 PM

Thanks to - dmhuynh72 - really appreciate your UA.

Brian.

Karen_Summers
17 Jul 2012 - 3:18 PM

thats just stunning

goso
goso e2 Member 7goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 12:02 AM

As good as it gets Brian ...Bill

teocali
teocali e2 Member 6191 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 9:40 AM

Magnificent macro shot, Brian. Razor sharp with wonderful vibrant bg colours. Love the transparency and textures of the wings.
Sylvia

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 4:39 PM

About as good as it gets Brian. Super detail on the fly.
Ron

Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 2Ayoob vcard Australia
19 Jul 2012 - 1:01 AM

Fntasti macro shot and brilliant clarity ,very well detailed image -like your portfolio..........Grin

Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
20 Jul 2012 - 8:07 PM

SUPERB*****
cor.

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
24 Jul 2012 - 2:22 AM

Beautiful colours... Excellent work... IB

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