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It's not all spit and polish....

By NDODS    
Good Day to you all,

Firstly may I take this opportunity to thank you all for your caring messages, comments and votes following yesterdays upload. I am feeling much better following an disturbed nights sleep.

Todays upload depicts are rather highly polished Hover Fly (Episyrphus Balteatus) which is nothing special really and can be found throughout the UK, however it does make for rather eye catching photographs.

I hope that you all have a great day ahead, for me I am off to see a potential Respite Centre.

Regards as always Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Tags: Colour Flowers Close-up and macro Hover fly

Voters: DicksPics, KarenFB, Alan_Baseley and 93 more

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25 Jul 2013 8:25AM
Eye catching it certainly is, Nathan!!Smile
Such a range of colours.
The wing detail is really quite extraordinary.
Glad you had a better night.

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moiral 8 12 Scotland
25 Jul 2013 8:28AM
Beautiful Nathan. I love the wing detail and the colours are beautiful.
Hope your day goes as you would wish and you find the respite centre to your liking. Moira
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
25 Jul 2013 8:29AM
Great sharp details

Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
25 Jul 2013 8:29AM
Smooth and polished, Nathan, have a good day.

CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 8:32AM
Lovely shiny detail - enjoy your daySmile
25 Jul 2013 8:33AM
Excellent macro Nathan, great detail,
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 8:38AM
Excellent colour & detail. Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 8:38AM
A suitably tidy, clean-looking image.
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
25 Jul 2013 8:39AM
This is such a lovely, sharp and colourful image Nathan !! Very well captured !!
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 8:53AM
These are my second favourite models, beautiful and generally much more cooperative than my favourites - bees. This is a very nice macro shot.
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
25 Jul 2013 9:15AM
As brilliant as a brooch, indeed. Hope you get even better, Nathan.
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 9:18AM
Eyecatching is the word, Nathan great capture.

SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
25 Jul 2013 9:25AM
Very lovely and shiney. Super sharp shot.
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 9:29AM
Outstanding macro image Nathan superb detail and great colours

Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 9:30AM
Fantastic Nathan - such detail especially in those wings and the colours are gorgeous too. Well done indeed! Smile

helenlinda Plus
11 360 22 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 9:53AM
30th click for a splendid capture here Nathan - hope the visit is worthwhile SmileSmile
richmowil Plus
9 352 2 England
25 Jul 2013 10:00AM
Excellent detail and colour in this fine image, Nathan!!
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 10:12AM
You captured some lovely details in the wings Nathan
colourful, and glad you are feeling better today
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 10:38AM
"All things bright and beautiful"- comes to mind.
Have a good day.
Wow! The detail and colours are amazing!

Charlie x
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 153 16 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 11:02AM
Excellent capture Nathan, great detail.Smile

25 Jul 2013 11:38AM
What a glorious colour the flower is! Hope the day goes well.Smile
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
25 Jul 2013 11:50AM
Good luck today.

Good digonal composition
For me the background is very distracting so I would think all in focus.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 12:01PM
cracking colour and detail Nathan love the comp a stunner nice one Wink
25 Jul 2013 12:16PM
excellent Nathan

mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
25 Jul 2013 12:17PM
A splendid detailed close up Nathan.
I do not mind seeing them on a pic such as this.
But why are they such bleeding pests when I am
trying to have a nice relaxing beer in my garden !!
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 1:06PM
great shot
good luck with your visit
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
25 Jul 2013 1:18PM
Excellent image Nathen with lovely detail and colourSmile
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
25 Jul 2013 1:45PM
Great wing detail in this anything but ordinary image The detail is exceptionally good as is the out of focus background.

Thank you for giving my image your User Award Nathan. Despite all your problems you still felt the need to spend just a little more time than most of us would with these images'
Thank you
Tish1 Plus
5 16 4 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 1:47PM
There is very little left for me to say except............. Oh Nathan!!!!! great!

User_Removed 8 48 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 3:07PM
A super pin sharp image Nathan, regarding my butterfly today, it is a Meadow Brown, Gatekeeper's are two tone brown, MB's are three tone brown, butterfly collecting is one of my hobby's, i have a large collection from all over the world.
Regards, Alf.
Mike_Smith Plus
10 490 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 3:46PM
Hi Nathan, wonderful shot they do look polished your right. I have had to go hospital everyday for last week now, for IV antibiotics for Cellulitis but still its better than been admitted
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 4:56PM
A beautiful shining bug, so glad to hear you are feeling brighter today Nathan,

Ali SmileSmileSmile
25 Jul 2013 5:03PM
love the wing detail and colours
25 Jul 2013 5:06PM
Cracking shot showing lovely colour and detail
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
25 Jul 2013 5:15PM
A real cracking close-up, Nathan Smile
Glad to hear you're feeling a bit perkier, take care Wink
Trev Smile
25 Jul 2013 5:34PM
I 've never seen such a polish beeSmileSmileSmile. Great detail as well, Nathan
25 Jul 2013 5:49PM
Its very good to hear,that you are feeling better!GrinGrinGrin --- Super polished and sharp image, i agree very much the comments above!!!SmileSmileSmile Good Work Nathan! ----- Jukka.
Mrsbass 5 2 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 6:01PM
Superb macro as ever Nathan - truly a beautiful little beastie!
Philip_H 6 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 6:02PM
Super detail and colours, Nathan.

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 6:17PM
Great macro Nathan plenty of detail here today
25 Jul 2013 6:38PM
Excellent capture and composition !
25 Jul 2013 7:44PM
Lovely splash of colour in this Eye catching Screen filler Nathan.

John Smile
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 7:59PM
Certainly spick and span! A lovely capture!
SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 8:22PM
Brilliant image Nathan and do take care of yourself.
paskinmj 9 11 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 9:33PM
Stunning colours.
A polished shot Nathan.. Excellent as always..
25 Jul 2013 10:05PM
Fantastic shot. Cathy
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2013 8:50AM
Not sharp enough for me.
31 Jul 2013 1:20AM
Wow. That is stunning.
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2013 4:18AM
WONDERFUL! Yellow brown and pink! Whatever next! Love this... IB

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