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A hover fly (correct me if I am wrong?) in action.

It has taken me 6 hours and 751 deleted shots to get one...

.....and I am only half pleased with this one!

Camera:Nikon D40 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:sigma macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Hover
Username:Uncle_Wonk Uncle_Wonk
Uploaded:27 Jul 2008 - 10:11 PM
Tags:Close up, Close-up / macro, Flying, Hover, Hoverfly, Insect, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
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jdenman
jdenman  6 Spain5 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2008 - 10:15 PM

Cracking capture, the detail is bang on.
John

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2008 - 10:26 PM

You know the old saying John--- If at first you dont succeed. A good capture.
Ron

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Snaphappyannie
27 Jul 2008 - 10:33 PM

Well caught. Like your selective focusing. Maybe a bit more room at the top of the plant?

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Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2008 - 11:04 PM

Superb capture, such great work.
Bob

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nolongeramember
27 Jul 2008 - 11:48 PM

lovely clarity of shot with the little hover fly...

Nikki !

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whiteswan01
28 Jul 2008 - 5:38 PM

great shot though
Dawn

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bombebit
bombebit  6 Denmark
30 Jul 2008 - 5:23 PM

stunning shot...

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Tracey_McGovern
Tracey_McGovern e2 Member 6Tracey_McGovern vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2008 - 5:02 PM

Brilliant close up, good colour and dof. Tracey

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Lilac
Lilac  7 England
5 Aug 2008 - 8:56 PM

Your patience paid off - lovely image

Susan

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Guillaume
Guillaume  7119 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2008 - 7:47 AM

Love the shallow dof and the pastel colors of this image.
G.

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