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Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
2 Jun 2011 5:55AM
He is quite pretty. Which is saying something for a fly. I like the spots on his wings. A great set Carol..........Sandy

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Alan_Coles 12 178 11 Wales
2 Jun 2011 6:18AM
Great set and well presented - as always excellent details.
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 6:35AM
What a lovely creature, beautifully captured of course.
goso 11 2 1 Australia
2 Jun 2011 6:37AM
A well taken set Carol, but I think a fly looks more attractive squished Grin ...Bill
jabe 7 10 4 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 6:55AM
Grin Great shot of a beautifully constructed creature of mother nature,i love the spots on the gossamer wings,and the maroon eyes.Personally i would say this was a fruit fly pollinating the flower whilst feeding.Grin wish i could fly,it would save a lot of money on petrol.
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 7:16AM
I like you don't usually photo flies but as you say some are rather attractive. 3 super shots.SmileSmile
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
2 Jun 2011 7:16AM
He/she does indeed have such delicate and pretty wings and a face which reminds me of Hoverflies. Do hope someone provides the ID soon so we all gt to know! Great details and a very pretty "perch" too.

andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 7:19AM
three belters carol wonderful detail and colours love the wings v2 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
KarenFB Plus
11 5.0k 171 England
2 Jun 2011 7:25AM
Isn't it pretty! My favourite is version 2, it shows all the wonderful details brilliantly! As for ID, you've stumped me here, I can't find it at all - I shall keep an eye on further comments, hopefully someone else will know. Smile
viscostatic 11 35 5 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 7:43AM
For a fly it is one of the prettier ones with beautiful detail in the the wings, especially in V2 and V3 Carol.

cjl47 10 4 3 England
2 Jun 2011 7:44AM
Unusual, maybe its a Mediterranean type.
Rock Plus
15 10 2 England
2 Jun 2011 7:47AM
Fine work.

saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
2 Jun 2011 7:51AM
Wonderful and fantastic set of images,very well done,
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 7:52AM
Lovely soft colours which adds to the beauty of the fly Smile
Well spotted Carol
moiral 7 12 Scotland
2 Jun 2011 7:58AM
Certainly does have beautiful wings, as your shots show. 3 good ones Carol. No idea what it is though. Moira
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 8:05AM
He really is a beauty ... those wings are something else
A vote for V1 today .... but all really are soooo good.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 8:33AM
excellent set and positioning of the fly my choice today is V2
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 8:36AM
Excellent detail in all of them.

mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1887 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 9:03AM
A vote for V2, it stands out! Angle, composition, detail.
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
2 Jun 2011 9:23AM
Three excellent captures Carol, V1 for me excellent clarity.


2 Jun 2011 10:12AM
3 gems
dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 10:33AM
superb capture as always Carol
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 10:51AM
Sorry Carol, I draw the line at calling a fly 'attractive' a fly will do nicely......
But must say you have captured him rather attractivelyWink
2 Jun 2011 10:56AM
I've never really fancied a fly before, but I can see what you mean, Carol Wink Wink Those eyes......has to be a female Wink
Great detail. Ollie blows many DSLR shots away! Keep 'em coming.
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
2 Jun 2011 11:10AM
V2 shows his unusual wings to perfection. He is rather dapper.
2 Jun 2011 11:25AM
Gorgeous-never thought I'd say that about a fly .The wings are like mother of pearl.Have been snapping bees this a.m. Gill
8 10 10 England
2 Jun 2011 11:26AM
The wings are beautiful Carol and you have made him look very attractive - but flies.....ugh!!
2 Jun 2011 12:12PM
All crackers Carol V1 stands out a bit more for me with the light on the wings they almost have a mother of pearl look nice work clickGrinGrinGrin
jgmford 10 England
2 Jun 2011 1:29PM
super series of close up detail captures agin Carol, super colours. Well done.Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
2 Jun 2011 2:42PM
Can't say I like flies, but this chap certainly is colourful! Smile As always, excellently captured and presented set, Carol Wink
Trev Smile
acousticmist 7 10 1 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 4:18PM
Three super close ups with great detail.................Martin
2 Jun 2011 4:39PM
Never seen such a dwarf fly.
2 Jun 2011 4:41PM
Three smashing and detailed captures Carol.

jonwebber 9 4 1 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 5:31PM
Well taken, lucky fly.
Another superb trio of images Carol - I don't know if I can go with attractive but it is certainly different!! Lou
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
2 Jun 2011 7:39PM
"My my, attractive fly, what utterly huge eyes you have!
All the better to eyeball you with, my dear."

Carol, when you said you weren't in the habit of photographing flies, I thought you were messing about. You know, 'cos you're like the insect lady 'n' all (that's a compliment, by the way)...and then I thought, "Ahh...but maybe not so much flies...".

Glad you broke with tradition and caught this fella. Gorgeous features! I've been trying to capture this very pretty fly which seems to be suddenly visiting an in-bloom Phalaenopsis violacea daily.

bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
2 Jun 2011 9:49PM
Really like V3 Carol - I have seen some of these over here.
bunbeam 12 2 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 11:44PM
what pretty wings it has.. lovely captures
JustDucky 7 8 Canada
3 Jun 2011 1:49AM
wow awesome detail, love all 3 - wonder if he's singleGrin. Superb shots
4 Jun 2011 3:47AM
Hi Carol, this is again an excellent set of images as usual from your pf..

4 Jun 2011 7:17AM
A beauty - fine set. A
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
4 Jun 2011 6:15PM
Hi Carol
Have my UA for V1, awsome shot.


Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
4 Jun 2011 9:46PM
Grand macrowork Carol, I'm not surprised to see the clicks fly in for them
Peagreen 7 1 1 England
5 Jun 2011 9:47AM
Three superb close ups, Carol. Wonderful colour and detail. I like all threeSmile
take care,

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