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Hover fly!


Hover fly!
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Copyright: Kiran K V (sunkirana) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 137 W: 29 N: 199] (1143)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-11-03
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony Alpha 100, Sigma 105 Macro EX
Exposure: f/8, 1/125 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-11-03 11:29
Viewed: 3344
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
These flies commonly called Hoverflies are also called flower fly, or syrphid fly, a member of a family that contains about 6,000 species of insects in the fly order, Diptera. Their various common name refers to the behaviour of hovering around flowers. Hover flies, with their yellow markings, resemble wasps or bees but do not bite or sting.

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Hi Kiran,
Impressive macro!

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  • Ena Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 324 W: 61 N: 594] (2454)
  • [2007-11-03 13:47]

Hello Kiran,
Very nice macro, great details!
Ena

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  • dejo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 344 W: 51 N: 520] (2242)
  • [2007-11-03 13:56]

Hello Kiran,
Beautiful macro, that eye is fantasticly sharp!
Regards, Dejan

Hi Kiran,
Outstanding macro!
Its very good the close approach and details got on the hoverfly.
The eye's structure are appreciated plenty of good details, as well as the tiny hairs of its body.
Congratulations and thanks for share it.
My best regards,
JM

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2007-11-06 10:13]

Hi Kiran.
Very interesting macro shot and nice pictured hoverfly. POV and details, lights and colours are excellent. May bee cropping is too strong. TFS nad kind regards.
Alexei.

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