Views: 42 (23 Unique) 
Vote 6
Award Shortlist   

Dead Fly

By Cobbage
This is a fly that has been trapped in some trampoline netting, it had obviously been there for quite a bit as it has dried out and crumbled away. The eyes have dried out and broken. I thought it was quite eery and strange.
I'm not sure if I should have centered it, tips as usual are much appreciated. Smile

Tags: General Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: christinecilia, alistairfarrugia, CarolG and 3 more


Take your photography to the next level and beyond...

  • NEWS
  • REVIEWS
  • INSPIRATION
  • COMMUNITY
  • COMPETITIONS

Why not join for free today?

Join for Free

Your total photography experience starts here


USA Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016 open to entries NOW!

Comments


like it great close up.GrinGrinGrinGrin

Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.

alistairfarrugia 4 164 88 Malta
22 Sep 2012 5:48PM
I think with the fly being in the middle it actually makes the image more eerie - it limits the eye from wandering about the image making it more effective given the subject. (This "wandering" is what is usually given as a justification for positioning the subject on a third, if I'm not mistaken).

Well done on this picture - my only suggestion is to crop out the right part as the chain is in focus nearly as much as the fly's face - it's a bit distracting given that your subject is the fly. My 2 cents anyways - others might disagree of course.
22 Sep 2012 6:00PM
Thanks all Smile and the tip has been taken on board.
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 167 England
22 Sep 2012 6:12PM
Totally gross in an absolutely fascinating way!! Very well spotted - you've focused on the fly brilliantly, the details have been caught perfectly! Smile
francisg 12 703 1 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2012 8:20PM
A grotesque image but still an excellent macro capture.

Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.