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Iridescent fly

Iridescent fly
Photo Information
Copyright: Geoffrey Summers (summers) (705)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-10-27
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D7000, Nikon 18-105mm VR
Exposure: f/8, 1/100 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-10-27 7:52
Viewed: 1174
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
First thing worth a photo for a while since I have been busy with other things. And of course I did not have my macro so this was the best I could do in a breeze. To my eye it seemed more blue than in the photo.
Seen on the edge of the Kanaka Crater.
No idea what it is, suggestions most welcome.

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  • Great 
  • mamcg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 333 W: 13 N: 91] (9843)
  • [2016-10-27 8:06]

Hello, I appreciate your efforts though it is not well focused that I suggest more shutter speed and lesser f/ number, well framed.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2016-10-27 9:59]

Hi Geoffrey,a brave effort but the sharpness is poor,while the metallic colors are very good. Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

  • Good 
  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2016-10-28 16:14]

Hello Geoffrey,
An interesting insect indeed with beautiful iridescent colors. I searched for about an hour trying to figure out what type of insect this was, (fly, bee..?) Possible a type of soldier fly?
No positive ID was found. Focus is pretty soft, but otherwise not a bad image.

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