Sticky Fingers

By bricurtis
Sticky Fingers.

Hover-fly on Helenium.

Many thanks to > CarolG < and > Alan_Baseley < for their UA's on previous image.

Thanks for stopping by.

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

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Comments


bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
7 Sep 2012 8:36PM
Felt this needed a comment.
I think this is a cracking image - if I could - I would give myself an Award.Grin

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Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
7 Sep 2012 8:39PM
Blimey Bri your getting your monies worth out of this seed head, well done again.....I managed to capture a few myself yesterday, nothing anywhere as good a this though....

Ade
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
7 Sep 2012 8:49PM

Quote:Blimey Bri your getting your monies worth out of this seed head, well done again.....I managed to capture a few myself yesterday, nothing anywhere as good a this though....

Ade


Cheers Ade - I have a huge plant full of these seed heads.Smile and flies.

Brian.
7 Sep 2012 8:56PM
A excellent shot great detail and colour with a excellent BG.
JJ
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2012 9:10PM
I can see why you love it so much and have to agree its among your best work Brian
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
7 Sep 2012 10:00PM
Great shot Brian
Ron
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2012 10:38PM
Good image! Well seen. IB
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
8 Sep 2012 5:52AM

Quote:Felt this needed a comment.
I think this is a cracking image - if I could - I would give myself an Award.Grin



Couldn't agree more, Brian, unfortunately I have already given my award for today SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile Carol
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
8 Sep 2012 8:47AM
Glorious light and rich, warm tones, Brian. Detail and pose of the Hover-fly are perfect, with a great title to match. Fabulous background colours and composed to perfection. Surprised this hasn't received higher awards, or indeed other awards, but at least mine is available Wink
Sylvia
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
8 Sep 2012 9:03AM
Another really outstanding macro Brian.

Ken
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
8 Sep 2012 9:26AM
Thanks so much Sylvia for your UA - greatly appreciated.Smile

Brian.
vickyf 11 8 8 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2012 9:46AM
Great composition - the flower really makes this image for me.
AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2012 11:54AM
It is a real beauty Brian - and I'm glad you're pleased with it - and not surprised as it's stunning. Smile
Ann
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
8 Sep 2012 12:45PM

Quote:It is a real beauty Brian - and I'm glad you're pleased with it - and not surprised as it's stunning. Smile
Ann


I was only joking Ann - I was getting votes but no comments so I thought I would be the first to leave one.Grin

Brian.
AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2012 1:20PM
The irony was lost on me - but all is clear now! Smile
Ann
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2012 6:35PM
Agree this really is a great and so well detailed shot Brian
Lillian
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1846 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2012 8:08PM
I fly with table manners.
I wish they had enough manners to keep off mineTongue!
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
9 Sep 2012 11:08AM
Lovely pose and excellent detail and colour Brian.
Rende
FeatherFriend 9 38 217 England
9 Sep 2012 11:26AM
Superb detail and colour as one has come to expect Brian,
Geoff.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
9 Sep 2012 5:06PM
Brilliant pin sharp detail in this macro Brian, its good to see plenty of hoverflies and bees about in the garden during this warm spell
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
9 Sep 2012 10:37PM
another sunny stunner.

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