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KJackson 14 7 1 England
21 Feb 2008 2:08PM
Love it!
Karen
Fearniespurs 15 17 1 Wales
21 Feb 2008 2:10PM
well done you have captured a very difficult shot love the colours also
luxaeternam 14 21 1
21 Feb 2008 2:12PM
I'd love to see this large. The composition works really well with the quarter of a flower.
Smile Lucy
KarenFB Plus
16 5.9k 184 England
21 Feb 2008 2:20PM
A beautiful image, the hoverfly is in perfect focus.
dianah 15 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2008 2:24PM
This is so well spotted and cropped..an excellent composition full of colour.
Di
emma12 14 England
21 Feb 2008 2:36PM
Great.
Emma
Barbaraj 15 450 England
21 Feb 2008 2:51PM
Extreemly well done.
SueTurner 17 81 3 England
21 Feb 2008 2:57PM
not easy but well done - the flower gives a real sense of scale as well.
Have a look at the winner of the macro section of the digital camera photographer of the year contest just announced, two hoverflys mating in mid air - amazing shot - a project for you for the summer, LOL sue
lonely_oryx 14 61 55 England
21 Feb 2008 2:57PM
Well composed
glyndwr 15 103 10 Wales
21 Feb 2008 2:57PM
Spectacular detail and colour.

Robert
olbell 14 47 1 England
21 Feb 2008 3:59PM
Great colours, well captured!

Rgds Ollie
tigertimb 14 40 66 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2008 4:12PM
Great shot; impressive capture of the hoverfly and love the crop with the flower
Tim
Libby_M 15 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2008 4:33PM
great shot taken with a great camera!!
fab colour
ian_w 17 22 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2008 4:58PM
Cracking, you caught the detail well in the hoverfly.
proz 17 205 United States
21 Feb 2008 5:06PM
really well done
FujiJan 15 3 England
21 Feb 2008 5:19PM
superb capture..
Hop-A-Long 15 52 1 England
21 Feb 2008 5:27PM
Cracking capture.
Andy
User_Removed 15 16 England
21 Feb 2008 5:32PM
Well-composed frozen flight and delightful image
Andrew
Mavis 20 143 2 England
21 Feb 2008 5:57PM
A fine capture . One I would be proud to emulate . Love the flower crop .
Herge88 15 40 6 England
21 Feb 2008 6:05PM
This is a super capture and well worth the effort.

Best Matt
KevinJM 15 3 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2008 6:14PM
Great composition with the flower giving it scale

Kev
Steve-T Plus
15 56 66 England
21 Feb 2008 7:18PM
Really well captured - great shot.
Steve
danbrann 17 640 17
21 Feb 2008 7:27PM
Pleased to be no30 for this excelent image.
leons29 14 South Africa
21 Feb 2008 7:29PM
This is a great shot, very well done
Leon
foggytwo 19 36 1 Scotland
21 Feb 2008 7:35PM
Great capture Chris, superb timing.
Pete.
Grim1 15 49 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2008 7:35PM
Love the wings, whizzing away there!
21 Feb 2008 8:10PM
Well done..
Chris
Cormy 14 3 England
21 Feb 2008 8:13PM
Fab.Really enjoyed the title and the high quality of the image.
Cheers
Alan
AnneWorner 14 620 43 United States
21 Feb 2008 8:15PM
Wow, shutter speed at 1/1500th and the wings are still in movement - really gives you an idea of how fast they are. Well captured.
Anne
FeePhoto 15 34 Scotland
21 Feb 2008 8:49PM
Love the vibrancy of the colours in this shot - well captured!
Bob_V 14 1 2 United States
21 Feb 2008 8:57PM
What a stunning capture.
Bob
patsy88 15 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2008 9:04PM
Great shot..
Patsy
Rende 15 38 4 Netherlands
21 Feb 2008 9:16PM
Beautiful composition and great timing; wonderful shot.
Rende
dweezil 14 1 England
21 Feb 2008 9:35PM
Fantastic shot with brilliant colours
Craig
Bodiewil 14 46 Wales
21 Feb 2008 10:03PM
Oh yes a lovely image.. great comp and detail

Dave
SKavanagh 14 312 5 England
21 Feb 2008 10:10PM
Excellent capture well done
Steve
microchip 15 1 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2008 10:33PM
Excellent focus stunning colour,nice dof,
Alan
Hoffy 17 262 16 England
21 Feb 2008 10:48PM
Great capture.
22 Feb 2008 7:45AM
Stunning capture and beautifully timed.
Tanya
baxster 14 England
22 Feb 2008 8:07AM
great capture,timing and clolour spot on.
ian
22 Feb 2008 10:42AM
Fantastic, electrifying angle, almost see his landing wheels
mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.2k 2527 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2008 3:06PM
Patience rewarded. Love the shot - and the title.
Moira
22 Feb 2008 3:23PM
Definately worth the patience!! Well shot!!
Mia
piccy 16 8 Wales
22 Feb 2008 5:23PM
Yep, I spent many a happy hour trying to achieve this shot last year. Nothing came as good as this so well done on your perseverance which has certainly paid off. Roll on this summer for another go.
Freda
digiray63 15 4 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2008 7:42PM
Fantastic capture. Nice comp.
Ray
rmr 15 1 Wales
22 Feb 2008 7:49PM
wonderful capture ,colour and crop excellent
mark
brianjw 15 4
23 Feb 2008 8:41AM
WOW what a cracking shot.
Brian
Mrtaz30 16 2 United States
23 Feb 2008 12:18PM
Good timing..nice color and comp...

Chuck
Assyrian 14 132 Scotland
23 Feb 2008 12:31PM
Thanks for all your kind words people. Much appreciated!

Chris
Joline Plus
16 38 59 United States
23 Feb 2008 12:34PM
You have incredible patience! I think this is about as good as it gets for a fly in flight! Well done!
23 Feb 2008 2:51PM
This is a great shot if you intend to do better this summer I will watch with continuing interest. Well caught.
Harry
trissie 15 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2008 5:49PM
A great capture and lovely timing.

Trish
lostintime 14 13 6 Germany
23 Feb 2008 7:42PM
Superb close-up, great action shot with lovely detail.
Alexandra
ChiliMan 15 135 17 Singapore
24 Feb 2008 4:27PM
Ooo...GREAT TIMING. AND shot. Love the title too Smile

Andrew
28 Feb 2008 7:17PM
Beautiful colours and the hoverfly is in perfect focus. Well done.

Val
fishy2 14
1 Mar 2008 5:04PM
awesome macro work.
jase.
franfoto 14 2 32 England
1 Mar 2008 5:30PM
Wow, this was worth all the effort Chris. Great composition and well stopped fly. really well done.
Fran
Tried to send you a PM re your get well message for my Mum but you have not activated your PM facility. Many thanks anyway.
2 Mar 2008 2:12PM
Excellent shot Chris. Superb colours, composition and timing.

Paul
dianah 15 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2008 1:42PM
Brilliant shot..how you managed the hover fly I will never know.
Di
MaryMac 16 258 1 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2008 5:14PM
Excellent capture well done for your perseverence I know how hard this kind of shot can be
Just to update you I have posted a picture of a Citrus Swallowtail Butterfly which came from the caterpillar that you commented on in my PF
Mary
5 Mar 2008 6:50PM
Fantastic shot. Very good composition, color and detail. Well done.
Wow love it excellent.
Will
canadamon 14 4 Canada
8 Mar 2008 4:25AM
Well caught mate, nice colour
Damon
FeatherFriend 14 38 217 England
8 Mar 2008 12:55PM
Well, you got the little blighter in the end. A great shot and I do admire the patience it took to get the shot.
Geoff.
TEASE 15 10 England
9 Mar 2008 12:08AM
Awesome shot...Smile
Marian 16 62 England
10 Mar 2008 8:44PM
Well done, your patience paid off, this is a wonderful shot.
Marian
Julian 17 76 3 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2008 11:32PM
great
18 Mar 2008 1:41PM
Fab image lovely colour.
Will
kcranmer 14 22 United States
4 Apr 2008 10:20PM
Wow amazing macro and flawless focus, the natural lighting really brought out the details too!
alliec 16 1 3
12 Jul 2008 12:53AM
Well caught, nice and sharp Smile
whiteswan01 14 13 England
25 Jul 2008 9:13AM
wow excellent capture any tips lol mines alway a blur
Dawn
Assyrian 14 132 Scotland
25 Jul 2008 9:15AM

Quote:any tips lol mines alway a blur


Yeah - take several hundred shots and you might get lucky with one!! ;o)

Chris
Dugud 14 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2008 8:43PM
Brilliant shot.
Steve
GlenD 15 United States
20 Aug 2008 11:31PM
I think you've done a brilliant job on this Chris, all the best for next summer mate lol
Glen
bokeh 14 2 Romania
3 Dec 2009 10:07PM
great image,wonderful work.i capture a fly once,but it was indoors and image makes no valoe.yours is absolutely superbe
mirc

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