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Sniffer Fly

By chase
My second one from an outing in the garden with a couple of flies.
They were quite accommodating, possibly too cold for them to object and the Spam buried in the Moss was probably irresistible. Wink
As far as the title goes, I thought that the one on the moss looked as though he was sniffing ( do flies sniff ? ) out the treat I had hidden, whilst his mate looked on.
I have always wondered...... where do flies go in the Winter ?

Taken in available daylight.

9 raw images focus stacked , sorted in Lightroom, stacked and finished with a tidy up crop, levels and sharpening in Photoshop.

Thanks for dropping by, so no more flies from me or is it on me Wink
Constructive critique and mods welcome.
Janet xx

Tags: Two Garden Green Flies Moss Seed heads Wildlife and nature Focus stacked

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Wonderful work Janet!
Geoff

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8 Nov 2019 3:36PM
Cracking stacking! You have good eyesight Janet. When I've done this, I nearly always seem to miss a bit SadGrin
chase Plus
14 1.3k 279 England
8 Nov 2019 3:53PM
Thanks everyone.
Many thanks for your UA Geoff, much appreciated.

Quote:You have good eyesight

Good job I wear glasses Wink
Niknut Plus
9 2.4k 82 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2019 4:18PM
Superb shot !!...impressive detail & colour....love the 'dew-drops' on these critters !!.Grin
Great detail and colour and thanks for your explanation on your technique. In general, flies detect odours by using their antennae, so it was probably 'sniffing' out the Spam. As to what they do in winter, it depends on the species - some hide away in crevices somewhere and others die off, thankfully!

Mike
8 Nov 2019 4:45PM
Amazing! So well taken.

Val
8 Nov 2019 5:13PM
Brilliant constructed image of the minature world finished with exquisite processing-Andy 😊
chase Plus
14 1.3k 279 England
8 Nov 2019 6:10PM
Thanks all.
Many thanks to Keith, Mike, Val and Andy, great to have your UAs peeps.

Mike, thanks for the info, every day is a school day.......see it was sniffing Wink
Janet xx
clicknimagine Plus
10 516 97 India
9 Nov 2019 11:45AM
You are doing great image stacking indeed, the detail is worth to be viewed large...
chase Plus
14 1.3k 279 England
10 Nov 2019 9:14AM
Thanks all.
Keith (Darklord) great to have your UA, thank you.
Janet xx

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