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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  10473 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 7:46 PM

Wow, the colours are amazing Bri
Keith

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 7:46 PM

Amazing colour and detail, Brian, fantastic Smile Carol

mohikan22
mohikan22  112293 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 7:48 PM

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

Norfolkboy
16 Jul 2012 - 7:56 PM

A Striking image, Brian.
Colin

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:04 PM

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

Brian.

franken
franken Plus Member 123525 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:05 PM

This is amazing Brian!!!! GrinGrin

Ken

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51361 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England145 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:06 PM

Ouch... that is sharp. Excellent work.

Dave

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:09 PM

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

Brian.

Snapitt
Snapitt Plus Member 6Snapitt vcard
16 Jul 2012 - 8:29 PM

Brillian macro Brian. Perfection!

Jane

Christazzopardi

Exceptional!

senn
senn Plus Member 4senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:33 PM

wonderful clarity whit this ..

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:47 PM

fantastic detail and shine Smile

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:49 PM

Thanks to - Snapitt - very grateful for your UA.

Brian.

Mavis
Mavis Plus Member 13143 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 Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 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 Plus Member 96360 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 9903 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1720 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 9:13 PM

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

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 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  9
16 Jul 2012 - 9:21 PM

Stunning detail! John

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 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 Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 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  3 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2012 - 9:31 PM

Fab capture. Pleased to click you to 30.

P.

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 9:41 PM

wings like glass a superb image

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65132 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 9:47 PM

Wow, blow me away! Smile

OAKEY
OAKEY  7 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2012 - 10:20 PM

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

TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 10:43 PM

Very good close-up, Brian.
Tony

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 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  742 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 3:35 AM

stunning shot and deserved all the awards brian.
regards
Yung

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 5197 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 11:32 AM

Eye popping colour and detail
Carole

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 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 Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 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  8 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 12:02 AM

As good as it gets Brian ...Bill

teocali
teocali Plus Member 7375 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 Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 4:39 PM

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

Ayoob
Ayoob Plus Member 4Ayoob vcard Australia
19 Jul 2012 - 1:01 AM

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

Cor
Cor  6 Belgium
20 Jul 2012 - 8:07 PM

SUPERB*****
cor.

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
24 Jul 2012 - 2:22 AM

Beautiful colours... Excellent work... IB

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