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Hovers landing pad.

Hover-fly on Helenium ............. nice bit of prismatic refraction going on in the wings.

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Camera:Nikon D7000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 150mm 2.8 EX DG Macro HSM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Hovers landing pad.
Username:bricurtis bricurtis
Uploaded:22 Jul 2013 - 6:15 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flies, Flowers & plants, General, Helenium, Hover-flies, Insects, Wildlife / nature
Votes:44

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 6:16 PM

Fabulous capture here Bri, well we wouldn't expect anything else from you mucker Smile

Ade

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3685 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 6:19 PM

Super detail,

Ali

pollisher
pollisher  2 Scotland
22 Jul 2013 - 6:30 PM

Wonderful detail. Smile

MandyG
MandyG Plus Member 3MandyG vcard England
22 Jul 2013 - 6:38 PM

I don't like it - it shows too much talent Wink
Fabulous - of course! The wings are quite extraordinary.

Last Modified By MandyG at 22 Jul 2013 - 6:38 PM
CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 6:40 PM

Superb detail, Brian, such wonderful colouring in the wings, almost like mother of pearl. Carol

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 6:45 PM

Superb detail as always with your work and I do like the pinkish iridescence of the wings.
Ronnie.

christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
22 Jul 2013 - 6:46 PM

super shot. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

franken
franken Plus Member 123585 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 6:52 PM

Superb macro Brian!

Ken

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1146 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 6:54 PM

Love the iridescence on the wings-- clever little bee!

tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96361 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 6:58 PM

An unusual, but very effective POV Brian

Adrian

johnlw
johnlw  8 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 7:09 PM

What a super image as soon as I saw it I thought landing padSmile so the title is spot on. Your image is very sharp and in my opinion perfect.

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 7:15 PM

Stunning capture Brian. Amazing quality of detail.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

Quoise
Quoise Plus Member 2565 forum postsQuoise vcard United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 - 7:17 PM

Fantastic

john_starkey
22 Jul 2013 - 7:21 PM

Lovely image.

NigelKiteley
22 Jul 2013 - 7:25 PM

Those wings are dazzling Brian, stunning macro work!

Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 - 7:56 PM

Wonderful!

P.

boov
boov Plus Member 2boov vcard United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 - 8:16 PM

Brilliant

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 8:28 PM

Stunning capture!!

Eastlands
Eastlands Plus Member 4753 forum postsEastlands vcard Northern Ireland3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 8:55 PM

Super image, glad to make it 30 votes, John.

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 - 9:29 PM

Fantastic shot. Cathy

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 9:31 PM

The background obviously meets the Big O's approval tonight Brian!Wink A marvellous close up focusing on the hoverfly, the detail and clarity is exceptional which is no less than we've come to expect from a man of your legendary prowess

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 9:39 PM


Quote: The background obviously meets the Big O's approval tonight Brian!Wink A marvellous close up focusing on the hoverfly, the detail and clarity is exceptional which is no less than we've come to expect from a man of your legendary prowess

Yes - the Big O was very complementary tonight Ed.Grin

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4209 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica35 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2013 - 7:46 AM

one spectacular hoverfly from the specialist!

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 75305 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2013 - 8:37 AM

An "ordinary" fly shown to best advantage through your lens.
x

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 9135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2013 - 11:18 AM

Oh boy...yeah...the wings are really amazing in this!

Superb shot, Brian Smile

Andrew

Last Modified By ChiliMan at 23 Jul 2013 - 11:19 AM
CaroleS
CaroleS  5258 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2013 - 11:21 AM

Super colour and detail Brian, especially on those wings!

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 9343 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2013 - 12:09 PM

Detail top notch as always Brian

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