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A Hoverfly(Chrysotoxum festivum) settling on a double white clematis flower in our garden.
Settings: F/6.3 1/320sec ISO200 AV@100mm handheld
NB Many thanks to Dave, (Leafhopper) for the ID - its a Scaeva Pyastri - have amended it in V2
Many thanks for your C&Cs on my last upload - very much appreciated as always
A beautiful image, Sylvia, settling on a white flower has highlighted the intricacy of his wings. Carol
Excellent image Sylvia. (ID : Scaeva Pyastri, due to the shape of the cream stripes.. similar is the Scaeva selenitica. There are about 250 different species of hover fly in the british Isles alone. )
Hi Sylvia this is a great shot gray.
Quote: Excellent image Sylvia. (ID : Scaeva Pyastri, due to the shape of the cream stripes.. similar is the Scaeva selenitica. There are about 250 different species of hover fly in the british Isles alone. )
Many thanks for the ID - much appreciated - these are so hard to identify as they all seem so similar - must get a book
Cracking shot Sylvia
Marvellous macro shot, Sylvia.
Absolutely wonderful Sylvia,the detail is stunning !
Absolutely top quality Sylvia. Some stunning detail here.
A fantastic capture!!! excellent against the white bg!!! really wonderful Sylvia x x
a fine macro shot.
Loved the Flycatcher
Great detailed capture nicely setup against the white to show the wing veins Sylvia
Excellent capture Sylvia, cracking detail
Very nice detail, I can see your reflexion in its thorax!
I like the subtle tones in this shot, a cracking nature capture.
A very fine close up Sylvia, excellent detail and DOF, very nice background, thank you for your kind comments, a lot of catching up to do.
Lovely detailed shot Sylvia, in view of the number of different species in the British Isles you now only have 249 to go for a full set LOL
Two excellent macros, you've captured some wonderful detail in these.
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