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"Large" is better if you've time

I couldn't let May pass without bagging myself one of these.

Thanks for looking and your kind cc's on yesterdays Roe Buck
Jon

Tripod
1/500
f5.6
ISO400
WB Cloudy

Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Canon 100mm Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Mayfly
Username:SurreyHillsMan SurreyHillsMan
Uploaded:27 May 2009 - 7:38 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Wildlife / nature
Votes:100

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skewey
skewey  831 forum posts England
27 May 2009 - 7:42 AM

Brilliant work jon.
Paul

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vickyal
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27 May 2009 - 7:42 AM

Great shot, loads of detail in the large version, well done.
Vicky

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BERTRAM
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27 May 2009 - 7:43 AM

Stunning shot.
Dave

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christopherc
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27 May 2009 - 7:43 AM

Perfect

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mohikan22
mohikan22 e2 Member 102286 forum postsmohikan22 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2009 - 7:44 AM

wonderful presentation. a very detailed shot
matt.

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MaryMac
MaryMac e2 Member 8258 forum postsMaryMac vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2009 - 7:48 AM

Superb Capture did you change the background or is this how it was taken as it is really great
Mary

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teocali
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27 May 2009 - 7:50 AM

Superb macro work Jon - terrific detail and lovely presentation.
Sylvia

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dalecath
dalecath e2 Member 860 forum postsdalecath vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2009 - 7:50 AM

I dont know why but i find the Mayfly very photogenic, cracking shot Jon.

Dale

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Alan_Baseley
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27 May 2009 - 7:52 AM

Great shot,
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Graham_P
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27 May 2009 - 7:55 AM

Nice macro Jon, looks good large.
Graham.

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27 May 2009 - 7:56 AM

excellent shot
Ahmed

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27 May 2009 - 7:57 AM


Quote: Superb Capture did you change the background or is this how it was taken as it is really great
Mary

thanks! background as shot

Jon

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27 May 2009 - 8:02 AM

Brilliant shot
Becky

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MandsH
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27 May 2009 - 8:03 AM

Excellent capture
Mandy

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CarolG
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27 May 2009 - 8:06 AM

STUNNING, Jon! Carol

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Ray42
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27 May 2009 - 8:07 AM

Nice work

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Richsr
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27 May 2009 - 8:45 AM

Like the details and tones in this - good capture.
Regards Richard.

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piccy
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27 May 2009 - 9:24 AM

Large is wonderful.
Freda

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BURNSIE
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27 May 2009 - 9:40 AM

Very, Very good image, large is stunning.
Regards
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rontear
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27 May 2009 - 10:14 AM

Superb Jon. Never seem tobe in the right place for these. Had better take up fishing ! Ron.

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casson
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27 May 2009 - 10:17 AM

This is really superb.
john

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Shroomer
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27 May 2009 - 10:21 AM

A Stunner Jon, great clean capture and the water droplets add to it all. Seen lots of these but always in a reed buntings beak so far.
This is awesome
Richard

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motorsportpictures
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27 May 2009 - 10:49 AM

WOW, this is a stunner, so well detailed.
Scott

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SueTurner
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27 May 2009 - 11:13 AM

very good close up with plenty of detail in the large version

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Maiwand
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27 May 2009 - 11:57 AM

Top quality capture Jon. Superb detail and lighting is perfect. Congrats on well deserved awards.
Ron

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lesgoodey
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27 May 2009 - 12:05 PM

Lovely macro shot.

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SoulOfNature
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27 May 2009 - 12:20 PM

A stunning macro shot,great detail.

Jean x

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CraigJones
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27 May 2009 - 12:31 PM

Beautiful, very nice shot


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gerrymac
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27 May 2009 - 12:45 PM

Fantastic Jon...sharp as a pin and love the b/g
Gerry

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Gezina
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27 May 2009 - 12:46 PM

Magnificent detailed shot with beautiful colour - I watched them the other evening at Woodsmill - was hoping to get one in flight - they look like little parrachutes gliding down but befor I got it focussed they'd flutter up again. Ina

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27 May 2009 - 12:47 PM

Top shot,love the detail and colour,Dane.

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Stace
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27 May 2009 - 12:59 PM

Excellent close up Jon

Stace

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hellsbells8868
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27 May 2009 - 1:59 PM

Superb detail....fantastic image.

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bunbeam
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27 May 2009 - 2:00 PM

well found and beautifully captured, love the drips too
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FeatherFriend
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27 May 2009 - 4:06 PM

Terrific shot Jon, congrats on the HC and award too......shortlisted!
Geoff.

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taggart
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27 May 2009 - 6:19 PM

Stunning! Congrats on you HC!
Jennnnn

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pluckyfilly
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27 May 2009 - 7:08 PM

such a difference in todays weather but you made the best of yesterday I guess with this fine shot - such good detail

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Steve_S
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27 May 2009 - 8:35 PM

Stunning capture Jon, excellent detail and great BG. Congrats on the HC
Steve

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harrattp
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27 May 2009 - 9:25 PM

Awesome Jon simply Awesome. Love the two droplets on the top.

Paul

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TonyFrith
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27 May 2009 - 9:44 PM

Now I know there hatching its get my dry flies out for a spot of fly fishing
Tony

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28 May 2009 - 12:07 AM

Superbly detailed & nice lighting effects

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ChazB
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28 May 2009 - 12:30 AM

Amazing detail and light, wonderfully captured.
Charlotte

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28 May 2009 - 5:50 AM


Quote: Wonderful presentation. a very detailed shot
matt.

Yes

Regards

Sue

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28 May 2009 - 7:32 AM

Fantastic composition and detail.
Tom.

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28 May 2009 - 3:11 PM

Excellent capture.
Jean

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28 May 2009 - 4:29 PM

Great shot; look forward to a hatch of these, usually in June up here.

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29 May 2009 - 10:44 AM

Superb, Jon! Quality at all levels.
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Julian
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29 May 2009 - 7:58 PM

I like the halo behind the insect and the poise this critter has.

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29 May 2009 - 9:42 PM

Nice work JC. well done on yourHC

DougSmile

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30 May 2009 - 6:19 PM

Wow, this is superb Jonny. angi

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2 Jun 2009 - 9:29 AM

Jonny, this puts my attempt to shame... Inspired, as always, when looking at your images. Thanks,Sylv.

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2 Aug 2009 - 9:29 PM

Such a superb pose - as if it knows it's having it's picture taken lol
Great work Jon.

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5 Aug 2009 - 6:01 PM

wow, fantastic in every way.
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