Hover Saturated II

By Wooly
Hi everyone, hope you are well.

Back to my macro shots today. I thought this shot typifies the weather we are having at the moment. Itís chucking it down here! Sad

Large is lovely.

Thanks for looking.


Tags: Hoverfly Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Messingham nature reserve

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Glynn Plus
10 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2008 7:52AM
Stunning detail, super photography.

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Leo Plus
15 46 9 England
12 Aug 2008 7:54AM
Chucking it down here too Alan, how on earth do you manage to get such accurate focussing using such a very shallow DOF?
A quite superb result, did you anaesthetise him LOL?

Wooly Plus
11 112 4 England
12 Aug 2008 8:02AM
LOL, Didn't need to Leo, it was raining then, so they are in no hurry to go anywhere.

Thanks Alan
12 Aug 2008 8:04AM
my oh my... that is good...
12 Aug 2008 8:08AM
Excellent image with stunning detail
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
12 Aug 2008 8:13AM
Superb macro Alan.
A very nice macro shot.
12 Aug 2008 8:18AM
Well done another very good macro.
12 Aug 2008 8:18AM
Stunning macro.. really love this shot, great with the rain drops... superb!

12 Aug 2008 8:19AM
wow excellent detail love the drop on hes head
Wooly Plus
11 112 4 England
12 Aug 2008 8:26AM
Thanks everyone. Smile

LesF Plus
10 182 9
12 Aug 2008 8:31AM
Rain drops keep falling on my head, as the song goes, what a stunning shot to return to macro with, as a large print bet this will look terrific Alan.

12 Aug 2008 8:33AM
Excellent close up
Wooly Plus
11 112 4 England
12 Aug 2008 8:36AM
Thanks Mandy and thanks Les for your user award, very much appreciated. Smile

Cheers Alan
Great work Al

dianah Plus
10 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2008 9:00AM
One of the best macro shots I have seen..what incredible detail.
12 Aug 2008 9:04AM
Poor little chap he looks a little wet, fantastic macro
AlleyCatz Plus
10 274 6 England
12 Aug 2008 9:08AM
Well worth the effort of being out in the rain.

Excellent detail,clarity and colours x x

12 Aug 2008 9:18AM
wow excellent
12 Aug 2008 9:29AM
Its a great day for ducks here too

Doug-nice work good detail
ringyneck Plus
10 315 18 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2008 9:37AM
Rain spots and spot on.

ChazB Plus
11 64 3 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2008 10:17AM
Raining here too Sad A wonderful capture with the water droplets though, the detail and dof are fantastic.
Wooly Plus
11 112 4 England
12 Aug 2008 10:21AM
Thanks everyone, a UA and a RC in 2hr 17 I'm well chuffed with that. Smile

I think this wet weather maybe helped a bit there. Wink

sunshot Plus
12 24 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2008 10:42AM
awesome detail here Alan, what a brilliant close up

Amazing macro!

Sezz Plus
12 617 15 England
12 Aug 2008 11:06AM
Worthy of the awards Alan - superb detail again!

12 Aug 2008 1:03PM
Fantastic details. Angi
User_Removed 9 485 13 England
12 Aug 2008 1:05PM
agree with everyone, great work Alan, love your macro work

GalleryGirl 9 4 2 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2008 3:01PM
Wow! Everyone has already said it - so just wow!
Marilyn x
Jou©o Plus
12 56 Finland
12 Aug 2008 3:30PM
scary little fellow, Alan!

Excellent macro!

MikeA Plus
12 1.3k England
12 Aug 2008 6:26PM
Amazing detail, super capture.

jdenman Plus
8 18 5 Spain
12 Aug 2008 9:05PM
Very nice macro.
robway Plus
12 318 Wales
13 Aug 2008 12:34AM
Superb macro work, I can only marvel at your ability to record close ups like this.

chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
13 Aug 2008 7:25AM
I don't know,taking advantage of a poor wet Hover Fly Alan Wink Still you have him real close with plenty of detail & the water drops add so much to this composition.Good colour & dof.
pamelajean Plus
10 971 1862 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2008 4:53PM
I almost feel sorry for the little hoverfly being drenched like that, Alan, but it does make a great image.
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2008 7:45PM
Excellent detail ....... hope you dried him off afterwards Smile

Goggz Plus
9 2.3k 72 Wales
13 Aug 2008 11:31PM
How many extension tubes for this?? It's exceptional!
Looks like the sort of place you land on very carefully too!
Cheer,s Goggz
Wooly Plus
11 112 4 England
14 Aug 2008 8:04AM
Just one 20mm extension tube Pete.

Thanks everyone, very much appreciated.

15 Aug 2008 6:28PM
Cracking work.
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
15 Aug 2008 9:41PM
Cracking macro of this Hover. Love the raindrops.

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