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Bubble blowing

By zanzibarwinds
Best viewed large if you have the time, thanks

A fly blowing a bubble.


Canon 500d
Canon Mp-E 65mm
Sigma Flash
Home made coke can diffuser

Complete set up photo can be seen at:

Single hand held photo at roughly 3x life size, ISO-100, about f10-ish, 1/200 sec

Tags: Up Macro Close General Bubble Close-up and macro Blowing Wildlife and nature

Voters: Glostopcat, CarolG, MikeGillingham and 21 more

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
19 Dec 2010 5:25PM
This is amazing, John, fantastic detail. Do you know why flies blow bubbles? Carol

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zanzibarwinds 14 205 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2010 5:30PM

Quote:This is amazing, John, fantastic detail. Do you know why flies blow bubbles? Carol

Hi Carol and thanks for the comment.

As far as I know it aids digestion.
19 Dec 2010 5:54PM
A superb macro shot. The clarity and detail is incredible but you've also pulled off a very pleasing composition and an unusual bubble blowing capture. Excellent.
19 Dec 2010 5:56PM
Excellent capture
19 Dec 2010 6:04PM
Top class macro with added interest. Cheers, Gary
timsmith 13 3 England
19 Dec 2010 6:59PM
Brilliant macro, best i've seen in ages!!
19 Dec 2010 7:00PM
An absolute MASTER of Macro Smile Superb detail and a Quality Image.
20 Dec 2010 5:17AM
Superb shot John - you really do take some fantastic macro images, must have a go one day myself, need a good lens first though, on my wish list !

Thanks so very much for you very kind comment on my PF - most appreciated !

Have a wonderful Xmas !

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