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By SteveH1978    
Spent the day yesterday round some local pools with wonderful flowers and insect life. I was really pleased with this shot of a hoverfly on a thistle, which was taken with my 50mm prime and then cropped. I've cropped and sharpened before adding the border in elements.

Thanks for looking


Tags: Hoverfly Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Thistle Wildlife and nature

Voters: CarolG, JackieB, Sybalan and 16 more

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CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
7 Aug 2011 2:43PM
An excellent capture, Steve, good colour and detail and well presented. Carol

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7 Aug 2011 2:45PM
Thanks Carol, was really pleased with the result myself. One of those rare ones where I was happy with it the moment I pressed the shutter (wish that happened more often!).

JackieB Plus
6 18 3 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2011 3:00PM
I agree Steve, it doesn't happen very often, but this is one to be proud of, well done

andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2011 11:41PM
great compsteve brilliant detail and colours a cracker nice one Wink
8 Aug 2011 10:06AM
Great shot, wonderful colours and excellent detail.

User_Removed 6 48 1 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2011 10:41AM
Super capture Steve,
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
8 Aug 2011 1:25PM
Good details and colours too. well worked.
BarbaraR Plus
10 17 1 England
6 Oct 2012 7:01PM
Really beautiful.
Top quality.


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