PINNOCHIO #

By bricurtis
PINNOCHIO #

My favourite long snouted Hover-fly...................Rhingia campestris.

Big THANKYOU'S to PhillipMinnis for the GEA - and > KBan > teocali for their UA's on previous image. All greatly appreciated.

Thanks for stopping by.

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Tags: Insects General Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Rhingia campestris Hover-fly Wildlife and nature Hover-flies

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Comments


Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
4 Nov 2012 4:24PM
Excellent ! Great macro combined with stunning colour makes this a winner Smile Stunning photo Smile

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MossyOak 4 22 15 England
4 Nov 2012 4:30PM
Superb light and dof Brian
Richard
AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 4:50PM
SmileSmile Lovely detail Brian!
Ann
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
4 Nov 2012 5:07PM
Stunning, Brian, what wonder ful colour and detail, never seen one of these before. Carol
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1846 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 5:33PM
No wonder it's your favourite, love that snout, and perfect titleGrin.
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
4 Nov 2012 5:52PM
Fabulously detailed macro shot.
Ronnie.
brian1208 Plus
13 11.2k 12 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 6:01PM
one of the best images I've seen of this little beastie (one of my favourites too Brian, I always feel sorry for it looking like that Smile ) and it is small compared to some of the more common species.

Beautifully lit and good use of shallow DOF
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
4 Nov 2012 6:04PM
Ah the sweet smell of success eh Brian, this one should do very well and you nose itWink A very clear and detailed close up of this unusual looking insect, there's snout negative I can say about this marvellous macroGrin
SlowSong Plus
8 6.6k 29 England
4 Nov 2012 6:27PM
Just gorgeous - and an inspired title.
x
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
4 Nov 2012 8:17PM
Delightful little character Brian - detail, colour, composition...superb camerawork...

Mike
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
4 Nov 2012 8:43PM
I believe his name is Mitt--- Nice fly tho!
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 8:49PM
Fantastic image Brian.
Brian
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 8:55PM
That is most impressive Brian
could not be better
Lillian
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 9:44PM
great shot, love it
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
4 Nov 2012 11:16PM
Deserves more than my humble award. worth an EC in my opinion.
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
5 Nov 2012 8:41AM
Truly amazing macro Brian.

Ken
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
5 Nov 2012 8:03PM
Thanks to Annette for the UA - very much appreciated.Smile

Brian.
johnjo58 6 2 5 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2012 8:04PM
You turn this little creatures into visual masterpieces Brian, I love them
David
7 Nov 2012 7:41PM
OMG Awesome mate Smile WOW
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
7 Nov 2012 7:47PM
Thanks very much for the UA Dean - I'm very grateful.Smile

Brian.
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
8 Nov 2012 9:19PM
Missed this one for some reason, Brian - absolutely stunning macro capture, with your very special impeccable detail signature! Wonderful range of colours and brilliant title.
Sylvia

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