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Captured on a sunflower in our garden.

Brand:PENTAX Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc Pentax-D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:26 Aug 2013 - 5:08 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:On, Fired
White Balance:Auto
Title:Hoverfly-Syrphus ribesil.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:12 Sep 2013 - 12:06 AM
Tags:FJE965, Hoverfly, IM0423, Natural history, Wildlife / nature
Votes:53

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 12:19 AM

Won't get much closer than this Fred !!
Like the pollen on the legs.
Super shot.
Mick.

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7123 forum postsTrev_B vcard England66 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 12:22 AM

Spot on Fred.... wonderful detail.

Trev

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
12 Sep 2013 - 1:12 AM

A stunning and well detailed image Fred
Jim

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
12 Sep 2013 - 4:13 AM

This is one excellent macro Fred !!

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 4:36 AM

Super detail and colour......Sandy

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 5:35 AM

Wow, Fred, excellent detail, a super close-up. Carol

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43672 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 7:12 AM

Stunning detail and colour Fred, a top class image mate...

Regards Nathan Grin

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DilysT
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12 Sep 2013 - 7:14 AM

Fantastic detail!

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Caziwinkles
12 Sep 2013 - 7:19 AM

Excellent close up Fred - such detail. Smile

Carol

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Margaret101
Margaret101 e2 Member 3Margaret101 vcard United Kingdom
12 Sep 2013 - 8:15 AM

A brilliant capture. great detail and colour!!

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 8:20 AM

amazing shot wonderful detail

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 8:22 AM

Wow - an exceptional image, Fred!

Richard

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 8:29 AM

A fine close-up capture Fred.

Albert

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 8:42 AM

£xcellent capture Fred.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 8:55 AM

Excellent macro capture, Fred.
Ronnie.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8317 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 9:16 AM

very obliging Bee well taken

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 10:16 AM

A wonderful macro. Superb detail

Lavina

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morpheus1955
12 Sep 2013 - 10:48 AM

Superb macro shot Fred, fabulous colours and superb detail

Hugh

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 11:52 AM

Well composed

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achieverswales
12 Sep 2013 - 12:18 PM

Excellent in your face capture Fred.

Regards

Trev.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 1:22 PM

what a fab. capture

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41116 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 2:23 PM

Up close with sharp detail, Fred.

Dave

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
12 Sep 2013 - 3:24 PM

Superb close up Fred. Cathy

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 3:25 PM

Wow Fred, that's close...excellent macro

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 9ChristineD vcard England
12 Sep 2013 - 3:46 PM

This is an excellent macro

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
12 Sep 2013 - 4:04 PM

Awesome close up Fred!!
Effrossini

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 5:23 PM

A splendid colourful close up
Ju

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
12 Sep 2013 - 6:01 PM

Thats a cracker Fred, superb.

John

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Mike_Smith
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12 Sep 2013 - 6:37 PM

Cracking close up Fred, you cant get much closer than this

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Glostopcat
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14 Sep 2013 - 1:17 AM

Pin sharp and superbly detailed is this extreme close up, you've really excelled yourself here

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
14 Sep 2013 - 5:41 PM

Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks, special thanks to:- Steve (sparrowhawk), Richard (DicksPics) and Phil (phil1963) for their much appreciated user awards,
Fred.

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