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Hover-fly

Helophilus pendulus........... Very common near water.

Thanks for looking in - much appreciated.

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Brand:Nikon CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron 90 Di macro Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Hover-fly
Username:bricurtis bricurtis
Uploaded:30 Jun 2011 - 8:22 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Hover-flies, Insects, Wildlife / nature
Votes:95

Comments

beckybookins
30 Jun 2011 - 8:23 PM

Super capture

franfoto
franfoto  6 England32 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2011 - 8:28 PM

Wow! that's soooooo detailed Brian. The background looks like a burst of light....Lovely stuff.

Fran

lobski
lobski  3 Philippines1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2011 - 8:32 PM

excellent and stunning shot!

Fred Grin

jack33
jack33  653 forum posts England
30 Jun 2011 - 8:33 PM

Excellent Macro.

Jack.

Saxodave
Saxodave  3 England
30 Jun 2011 - 8:33 PM

Fantastic detail, especially in the wings. That's also the best background I have seen in a macro shot. Well done.

HeathMcDonald
30 Jun 2011 - 8:35 PM

Great shot, like the composition, detail and bg. Smile

Heath

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2011 - 8:42 PM

Brilliant detail Brian Smile
Helen

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2011 - 8:43 PM

Sharp as a tack Brian

Adrian

johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2011 - 8:49 PM

Brian,

This is one of the finest macro photographs I have seen, excellent work

Johnjo

luckybry
luckybry e2 Member 4luckybry vcard Scotland
30 Jun 2011 - 8:57 PM

a wow factor image
bryan

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2011 - 8:57 PM

Wow this is amazing, an award winning shot Brian. The detail clarity and detail is superb.
regards
Yung

joseph
joseph  8 England
30 Jun 2011 - 9:01 PM

Amazing!!! so sharp!

jimpy1
jimpy1 e2 Member 5jimpy1 vcard England
30 Jun 2011 - 9:03 PM

Great shot.
Jim

daza123
daza123  8
30 Jun 2011 - 9:16 PM

Wow.. That is very very nice...

franken
franken e2 Member 113108 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2011 - 9:39 PM

Outstanding macro Brian!

Ken

KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2011 - 9:44 PM

It's a winner Bri
keith

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2011 - 9:47 PM

Sharp image and superb detail.
Joan.

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2011 - 10:07 PM

stunning image, well done

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8763 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1592 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2011 - 10:31 PM

Dare I say that this one is even better than your last one, Brian?

Karen_Summers
Karen_Summers e2 Member 5Karen_Summers vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2011 - 10:35 PM

wow another stunner

Carrie_1
Carrie_1  4 Wales6 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2011 - 10:46 PM

Fantastic shot with great detail.
Caroline

Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2011 - 10:52 PM

Stunning quality Bri
Steve

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114511 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2011 - 11:04 PM

I say Bri, this is rather a good image matey, pin sharp detail and lovely presentation makes this a winner in my eyes...

Ade

PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2011 - 3:00 AM

Exquisitely beautiful color and fantastic detail! Patti SmileSmileSmileSmile

goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2011 - 3:18 AM

Perfection Brian ...Bill

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2011 - 6:16 AM

A stunning image, Brian, superb work. Carol

KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2011 - 7:56 AM


Quote: It's a winner Bri
keith

Told you so Bri !

Keith

Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2011 - 8:54 AM

A Beautifully detailed close up Bri.
Tom.

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2011 - 8:57 AM

Outstanding Brian. Such exquisite detail and colour.Have one on me !Grin
Ron

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2011 - 12:31 PM

A big thankyou to LesF for the GEA - very much appreciated.Smile

Thanks also go to > pamelajean > kaz10 > Maiwand > for their valued UA's - I'm very grateful indeed.SmileSmileSmile

Brian.

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2011 - 8:08 PM

Superb Brian, congrats on the awards,
Geoff.

User_Removed
1 Jul 2011 - 8:40 PM

Superb macro.
Alf.

teocali
teocali e2 Member 6235 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2011 - 10:43 PM

Stunning detail and clarity, Brian. Sharp as a tack and wonderful colours, body patterning and wing textures. Many congratulations on the well-deserved awards.
Sylvia

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2011 - 11:06 PM

Many thanks also to > dmhuynh72 > for his UA - greatly appreciated.Smile

Brian.

rpba18205
rpba18205 e2 Member 4rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2011 - 10:38 AM

Nice job.
Rob

Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2011 - 11:49 AM

Top shot Brian the detail is outstanding so difficult to get both wings so well focussed and sharp - please accept my U/A as well - Ina

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2011 - 12:04 PM

Thanks to > Gezina > - I'm delighted to receive your UA.Wink

Brian.

lj090876
lj090876 e2 Member 3lj090876 vcard United Kingdom
2 Jul 2011 - 3:28 PM

love the colour and how sharpe the image is - great picture

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2011 - 6:33 PM

A magnificent macro Brian, the detail, colours and clarity are truly remarkable. You are indeed a master of this field of photography

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2011 - 11:06 AM

Thanks also to > phil_j > for his UA - very much appreciated.Smile

Brian.

Last Modified By bricurtis at 3 Jul 2011 - 11:07 AM
tonyb73
tonyb73  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2011 - 11:25 AM

That is an awesome shot. Well done.

soulofharmony

Really beautiful leaf patterns as well as.. clarity of shot...!!!


Nikki !!!

MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2011 - 8:50 PM

fantastic detail
Mavis

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2011 - 8:51 PM

stunning !!

cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2011 - 8:55 PM

excellent. congrats on all those awards.lesley

SugarDJ
SugarDJ  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2011 - 9:41 AM

Wow wow wow. I cannot believe the quality and detail to this photo! Brilliant!!

David

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2011 - 7:49 PM

Thanks to > teocali > for her valued UA - it is very much appreciated.Smile

Brian.

photoboy3333
7 Jul 2011 - 10:24 PM

Excellent detail, ill have to have a go.

Adrian_Reynolds

Amazing work Brian, just so clear and sharp.
Adrian

coco_88
coco_88  3 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2011 - 1:13 PM

Amazing Shot, fantastic detail Grin

R

Saigonkick
9 Jul 2011 - 11:48 AM

Superb details.

Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2011 - 9:03 PM

Wow what an amazing macro,superb detail.

Aidan,,

DilysT
DilysT e2 Member 3DilysT vcard United Kingdom
23 Feb 2012 - 7:54 PM

Absolutely stunning detail!

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