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A Hoverfly "perching" on a tiny green tomato in our greenhouse.
Settings: F/5 1/200sec ISO100 AV@100mm handheld

Thank you all so much for your votes and kind comments on my Bluey upload - really appreciated.

Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:Canon F/2.8L IS 100m macro
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Hoverfly
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:22 Aug 2010 - 10:26 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Green, Greenhouse, Hoverfly, Macro, Perching, Tomato, Wildlife / nature
Votes:37

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Julian
Julian  1076 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2010 - 10:39 AM

brill!!

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gary_d
gary_d  7575 forum posts Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2010 - 10:42 AM

Lovely detail. - gary

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maratsuikka
22 Aug 2010 - 10:54 AM

superb details Sylvia

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nimmo47
nimmo47  6 England
22 Aug 2010 - 11:00 AM

Great detail and colour, well done.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8317 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2010 - 11:13 AM

tomatoes seem popular this year for inclusion in pics taken - love the hover fly shot well taken macro

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2010 - 11:24 AM

Well spotted Sylvia. These tiny little beasties are always hard to spot. Super macro.
Ron

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2010 - 11:32 AM

An excellent image, Sylvia, perfect detail in the little hoverfly and very good dof. Carol

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
22 Aug 2010 - 11:44 AM

Morning Sylvia, this is a great capture super detail ,gray.

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2010 - 12:45 PM

Beautiful close-up.
Steve.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96178 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2010 - 2:19 PM

set of well by the dark background

Adrian

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2010 - 3:24 PM

You have captured the hoverfly with such excellent detail, Sylvia, and with it set against the black b/g it stands out even better.
Ronnie.

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SurreyHillsMan
SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 727 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2010 - 4:53 PM

Nice comp and lovely detail Sylvia

Jon

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2010 - 5:33 PM

An excellent shot Sylvia -

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2010 - 6:04 PM

A wonderful close up Sylvia, such a lot of detail, crisp and clear.
Johanna

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Traceyflowerpots

A beautiful well detailed capture.

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2010 - 8:11 PM

Love shot very sharp
mike

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lianna
lianna  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2010 - 8:35 PM

an excellent macro x x

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 9176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2010 - 8:40 PM

Great capture Sylvia
Steve

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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  671 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2010 - 8:44 PM

Impressive macro work here, Sylvia.
I'm about to add this lens to my kit & I hope to achieve something as good as this.
Terry

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vandalp
vandalp  6
22 Aug 2010 - 9:11 PM

Beautifully captured Sylvia.
Vanda

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2010 - 10:44 PM

Well Sylvia, never kew that a hoverfly could look so good..well spotted and the shot is amazing, great close up
Lillian

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Gezina
Gezina  8 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2010 - 9:25 AM

Please to make this good macro shot 30 - love the detail down to the fine hair covering its body - Ina

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 732 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2010 - 11:32 AM

A great comp with some good detail Sylvia,
Geoff.

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Alan_Baseley
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23 Aug 2010 - 11:45 AM

Super shot,
Alan

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mojo69
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24 Aug 2010 - 9:21 PM

Fantastic image great detail
mojo69

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2010 - 9:03 PM

Excellent macro shot Sylvia
Helen

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chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue e2 Member 6143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Aug 2010 - 12:13 PM

Super capture, lovely detail and colour, once again very well composed and presented.
David

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