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Myathropa florea

Myathropa florea
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Copyright: Nikos Nikolaou (nikosrio) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 322 W: 0 N: 829] (4846)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-04-19
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D300s, Nikkor Af-S micro 105mm VR f/2.8G IF ED
Exposure: f/11, 1/1250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-04-27 1:58
Viewed: 3253
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A very common European and North African species of hoverfly Myathropa florea, on a Garland chrysanthemum, botanically Chrysanthemum coronarium (in Greek Mantilida).
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remarcable details , very good quality in your picture, congrats Nikos,

have a good time, ciao, tino

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2011-04-27 2:09]

Hi Nikos,
Excellent photo composition of this fly and flower, TFS!

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-04-27 2:10]

Hi Nikos,the hoverfly is common,but the scenaru is very original and truely fantastic! What a composition,perspective and wonderful white balance and sharpness! I like it!Thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano

Hi Nikos,

Fabulous and striking image here my friend, great sharpness and detail, good white balance and exposure control,
Lovely natural colours, this image has great impact,
Congratulations Nikos and well done,
Best Regards,


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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-04-27 2:48]

Hello Nikos.
This is a wonderful shot. I especially like those nice colors and details. Composition is very good with excellent POV, DOF and beautiful BG. Well done and TFS.Best regards Siggi

Ciao Nikos. exciting playing of light/shadows and beautiful natural colours. Stunning details.


Hallo Nikos,
a very beautiful macro shot, splendid colours, fine details, very good point of view in a nice composition
Best regards

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-04-27 6:29]

Hello Nikos,
lovely view of the insect in the pretty petals. The colours are lively and you have emphasised its clarity and sharpness so well.
Excitng view.


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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2011-04-27 6:31]

Hello Nikos
Wonderful composition and colors
Thanks for sharing

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  • vanda Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 338 W: 25 N: 754] (3673)
  • [2011-04-27 9:18]

Hi Nikos!
Fascinating image. Really a wonderful composition. The details are impressive and the light, with its reflections on the wings, is simply fabulous.
ciao! Vanda

Ciao Nikos, lovely hoverfly on a beautiful flower, nice blurry BG, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2011-04-28 2:08]

Giasou Nikos,
Beautiful macro, nice exposure!
Lovely capture of this hoverfly with a very good focus, sharpness, colors, details, POV and composition.
Best wishes,

Hello Nikos, this beautiful image with a fabulous light. Beautiful flower with its host. Superb detail. Bravo. All the best, Paul

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