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Still on Hover flies, I managed to catch this one as it was about to land on this tiny flower.
If you have the time DO PLEASE VIEW LARGE to be able to see the Hover fly properly.

Thanks for stopping by to look and hope you have a nice day.

Camera:Sony A700
Lens:Sigma 105mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:About to land
Username:Nettles Nettles
Uploaded:11 Aug 2009 - 8:31 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 8:37 AM

A fantastic capture, Annette wish I could do the same! Carol

goso
goso e2 Member 7goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 8:38 AM

Great "in flight" capture Annette...Bill

Silverzone
11 Aug 2009 - 8:50 AM

Stunning image. Sylvia

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 8:54 AM

Large is essential. Superb well timed capture.

Albert

dianah
dianah  724471 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 9:07 AM

Fantastic shot Annette..you just clicked at the right moment. Wonderful colour and detail.
Di

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
11 Aug 2009 - 9:12 AM

Great details on the fly

Peter

EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 9:57 AM

Wonderfully done!

Ann

motorsportpictures

WOW.
Scott

Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 797 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 11:11 AM

Well caught.
Sylvia

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91885 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 12:27 PM

You did extremely well here Annette such a tricky subject to catch in flight - they like those Biden flowers don't they.
Brian.

JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
11 Aug 2009 - 12:27 PM

Great fun to see the hoverfly caught in full flight. It also makes a great photo. JNC

cheesey
cheesey e2 Member 8cheesey vcard United Kingdom
11 Aug 2009 - 12:37 PM

Cracking image. Large is excellent, lovely colours , DOF and detail.
Very well presented.
Cheesey.

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 12:47 PM

Well caught.
Joan.

Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 736 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 1:47 PM

Magnificent timing Annette.

Best Matt

BreadandShutter

GREAT SHOT

GlynnisFrith
GlynnisFrith e2 Member 7GlynnisFrith vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 2:49 PM

Well timed
Glynnis

Karen_Summers
Karen_Summers e2 Member 5Karen_Summers vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 3:22 PM

great capture and well caught

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 3:51 PM

Yes Annette,a fine inflight capture.
Good one.
Mick.

redshank
redshank  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 3:59 PM

Wonderful captured image.
Martin

Dorothea
Dorothea  8 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2009 - 4:06 PM

Great details well caught

GalleryGirl
11 Aug 2009 - 4:26 PM

Superb again Annette. Love the sharp detail in the hover fly.
Marilyn x

imagio
imagio  7 England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 4:33 PM

Morer awesome large Annette

bernie

franken
franken e2 Member 113027 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 5:49 PM

Truly stunning!

Ken

PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 6:04 PM

Another great shot, perfectly timed. Well done
Kaleena

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9470 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 7:11 PM

View large and be astounded. Good one Annette.

JudeC
JudeC  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 7:12 PM

Super capture - Jude.

MalcolmS
MalcolmS e2 Member 81061 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 7:13 PM

great timing Annette

Malcolm

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 7:16 PM

A brilliant capture Annette. Caught that Hoverfly just about perfectly. Superb.
Ron

glyndwr
glyndwr  766 forum posts Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 7:17 PM

Nice work Netty, especially large.

Robert

Nettles
Nettles  7 England
11 Aug 2009 - 7:40 PM

Thank you so much Ken for your award, I am really thrilled.
Thanks again and much appreciated. Annette

Last Modified By Nettles at 11 Aug 2009 - 7:41 PM
Adrian_Reynolds
11 Aug 2009 - 7:48 PM

Superb Annette, clear, sharp, great colour, and very skilful capture, Adrian

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6515 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 9:42 PM

So sharp its unbelievable, a superb shot. - gary

Pegon
Pegon  978 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 11:11 PM

A superb capture Annette, great timing.
Pete.

photophantom
11 Aug 2009 - 11:14 PM

fab shot Annette
Dennis

MandsH
MandsH  7 England
12 Aug 2009 - 12:02 AM

So well capturd
Mandy

BBB
BBB  6 England
12 Aug 2009 - 2:21 AM

Brill
Wilf

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2009 - 6:28 AM

Great colourful shot..........Sandy

trissie
trissie  7 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2009 - 9:30 AM

A great image, superb detail.

Trish

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2009 - 9:36 AM

Viewed large is a MUST
What a capture
Awesome

maratsuikka
12 Aug 2009 - 10:44 AM

excellent

RTDS
RTDS  5 Cyprus
12 Aug 2009 - 10:45 AM

Stunning capture.
Not an easy shot but you did awsome.
Cracking details.
Robert

dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
12 Aug 2009 - 10:53 AM

awesome timing and capture..

cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2009 - 1:57 PM

well caught and congrats on the user award.lesley

somnathchatterjee

excellent.

Paree
Paree  9594 forum posts3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2009 - 8:16 PM

amazing photo
paree

sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2009 - 8:53 PM

A beautiful well timed image - good detail - vibrant colour and well presented - Elizabeth

CaptainTweaky
12 Aug 2009 - 9:29 PM

Amazing that you have managed to freeze the wings in flight - very effective
David

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2009 - 7:08 AM

Well worthy the awards Annette, this is such a great image, clear as a bell and lovely detail. Yes, indeed, it should be viewed large!
Johanna

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2009 - 12:57 PM

Lovely timing with this one Annette - nice tones too.
Regards Richard.

tigertimb
tigertimb  640 forum posts United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2009 - 5:45 PM

Excellent flight shot Annette and the detail is superb; think this might be the first one of these I've seen that's very deliberate and where the focus isn't on the flower making you feel the hoverfly was a lucky coincidence Wink
Tim

Dave_Holdham
13 Aug 2009 - 5:51 PM

Large is brilliant, awesome detail. well timed and captured

bliba
bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2009 - 4:41 PM

very well timed

Libby_M
Libby_M  7 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2009 - 6:14 PM

fab clear sharp well caught action shot

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2009 - 10:10 PM

Impecable timing Annette, absolutely fabulous If I may say so

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