Hoverfly

By norton
Spotted this Hoverfly having a wash 'n' brush-up today.Had a heck of a job getting this shot,the minute you get anywhere near them they are off like a rocket.

ISO400 Raw capture (Handheld)

Best viewed large....Thanks for lookin.............

Tony.

Tags: Insects Wildlife Hoverfly Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Fly and s

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Comments


4 May 2008 7:30PM
Great capture the detail is superb.

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AMS1 Plus
10 1 United Kingdom
4 May 2008 7:32PM
Nice shot. Know what you mean trying to capture these busy bodies...
mohikan22 Plus
12 2.3k 2 United Kingdom
4 May 2008 7:32PM
vrey very good for handheld
matt.
Bril handheld spot on detail.
Will
Cracking shot
Davey
4 May 2008 7:49PM
superb detailed shot !
excellent work...
4 May 2008 7:51PM
I have just brought the same lens. Hope I can get something as good as this
4 May 2008 7:52PM
Very good detailed close-up.
Don
4 May 2008 7:54PM
Superb close up
Mandy
User_Removed 9 78 1 United Kingdom
4 May 2008 7:56PM
brilliant close up Tony

Dave
luxaeternam 9 21 1
4 May 2008 7:59PM
Not hovering, but leaving.
Wonderful shot Tony.
Smile Lucy
glyndwr Plus
9 66 10 Wales
4 May 2008 8:07PM
Stunning detail, congratulations.

Robert
Shroomer 10 14 167 England
4 May 2008 8:21PM
Superb macro shot Tony, detail is spot on and handheld, hats off for that
Richard
A excellent macro. The detail on the insect are super sharp. JNC
4 May 2008 8:59PM
Well composed macro shot Tony. Nice dof. Very well done. Lots of details.
Dennis
4 May 2008 9:06PM
Crumbs, I have never seen anything like this. It should be famous.
Mavis
BarbaraR Plus
10 17 1 England
4 May 2008 9:07PM
Wonderful detail, well done.

B.
A superb macro excellent detail,
I really fancy this lens now I have seen it in action,
Alan
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
4 May 2008 9:19PM
superb macro shot
KBan Plus
11 495 4 England
4 May 2008 9:22PM
terrific detail Tony
keith
brilliant shot nice and sharp nice detail Dawn
4 May 2008 9:37PM
Superb close-up Tony.
Cheers
Alan
dianah Plus
10 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
4 May 2008 9:52PM
That is wonderful detail Tony..a brilliant shot.
Di
4 May 2008 10:17PM
Lovely close up, the hairs on his back are fab.
Super duper.

Nicky
pamelajean Plus
11 971 1864 United Kingdom
4 May 2008 11:21PM
Absolutely spot on, amazing detail, worth the bovver to get the hover!
excellent close up Smile
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 171 England
5 May 2008 7:15AM

Quote:Had a heck of a job getting this shot,the minute you get anywhere near them they are off like a rocket.


That's what makes them such fun!! Grin
You've caught it brilliantly, lovely details.
goso Plus
10 2 1 Australia
5 May 2008 8:59AM
Great macro......Bill
GalleryGirl 9 4 2 United Kingdom
5 May 2008 3:09PM
Fabulous capture and superb detail.
Marilyn x
superb close up, excellent detail.
Haydn
5 May 2008 4:01PM
Superb detail Tony
Andrea
5 May 2008 8:08PM
A fantastic shot, large version is awesome, well done.
Geoff.
5 May 2008 10:28PM
Fantastic image, Tony, superb detail.
Derek
fatmod Plus
10 22 England
6 May 2008 9:51PM
superb macro
Pegon Plus
11 78 1 England
6 May 2008 10:46PM
Superb detail Tony. Well caught.
Pete.
JudeC Plus
9 6 3 England
7 May 2008 9:38AM
Wow - awesome close up - Jude.
Rylands 9 1 2 United Kingdom
8 May 2008 5:58PM
Great image Tony you obviously have a gift for macro work
Ray
9 May 2008 10:05AM
a super macro
tigertimb Plus
9 40 66 United Kingdom
9 May 2008 10:40AM
Excellent macro with a great POV and stunning detail; I love the vein of texture running through the leaf too!
Tim
gary_d Plus
9 576 13 Wales
10 May 2008 8:34PM
This is a very impresive close up with superb detail. - gary

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