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Copyright: laurens van der Linde (euroblinkie) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3063 W: 56 N: 6332] (64077)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-04-11
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/16, 1/80 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): Syrphidae (Hover flies) of Europe-2 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2012-04-18 4:16
Viewed: 1922
Points: 44
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hello ,Yesterday i have post the same fly
Now i have a pair who make,s love
i hope you like this picture
i have in my WORKSHOP a picture of the female

thanks greeting lou

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  • odin Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 177 W: 1 N: 209] (1169)
  • [2012-04-18 4:24]
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Hi, Laurens

I would like to call this picture: Love is in the air...
Anyway, it a very nice shot great details, wonderfull colours. I would like to know you use what type of lenses to made this macro shooting?


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6294 W: 89 N: 15426] (64585)
  • [2012-04-18 4:34]

Hi Lou,great macro whit the perfect choice of point of view to understand what happen's...ehehee..fantastic light,sharpness and colors,a very bright capture and a very lucky meeting! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • thijs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 82 W: 1 N: 104] (529)
  • [2012-04-18 5:04]

Oei Lou!

Deze is wel fraai hoor! Prachtig met de scherptediepte gewerkt. Mooi van scherpte en van kleur. De stuifmeel is een leuk extraatje (het paren natuurlijk ook ;)) Bedankt!


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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2012-04-18 6:10]

Fine image of mating pair of these interesting insects, lovely image. tfs.

Hi Lou,

A great macro with fine details, colors & sharpness. Well done & TFS.



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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5114 W: 166 N: 13090] (48959)
  • [2012-04-18 8:14]

Hi Lou,
Erg mooie scherpe macro in prachtige natuurlijke kleuren. Uitstekende diepte en compositie. Dit was een echte voltreffer.

Hello Laurens,
Impressive capture of a very nice couple. Excellent clarity and colors. It is a interesting image taken from a very nice and low POV and with exceptional light. The details and sharpness are great.
Thanks for sharing!

Hi Lou,
This is a fantastic macro picture. Sharp focus and the light is well balance. Nice pov and well composed.

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2012-04-18 9:16]

Beautiful! They look almost mechanical...

Great close-up, Lou.


Hello Laurens,
A superb macro with excellent clarity,excellent sharpness,splendid light and wonderful natural colors.
Best regards

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2012-04-18 9:33]

Hi Laurens.
I have never met two hoverflies. It is really a rare shot. Sharpness is great and I like wonderful colours. Lights and shadows so much too. WS is brilliant. TFS and best regards.

Ciao Lou, fantastic maiting couple, great macro with splendid sharpness, wonderful natural colors and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Ciao Laurens. Great light for E tenax in mating. Excellent details and sharp.


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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-04-18 11:54]

Hello Laurens,
great capture of this special moment with good sharpness and many details. I like your well chosen POV with the nicely blurred background.Best regards Siggi

Hello Lou,
Vary rare photo of this mating Fly sp.ERISTALIS TENAX, congratulations!

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  • vanda Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 338 W: 25 N: 754] (3673)
  • [2012-04-18 13:06]

Hi Laurens!
What an impressive macro shot! Details are incredible and brightness is wonderful!!
Great DOF, which isolated the subject perfectly.
I also like the WS version.
ciao! Vanda

great capture, great shot, nice couple, funny moment, congratulations for the picture Lou,i like the focus on both insects,

have a good time,

ciao, tino

It must be springtime!! :0) Well done!

Hello Laurens,
Very impressive macro.Perfect POV and composition,impressive sharpness and wonderful colors.Congrats!
Thank You
Kind regards

Hello Lou.
This is an amazing shot of the copulating flies. The details and natural tone are so pleasing. Thanks and have a nice day.

Hello Lou
Interesting subject and impressive macro with good composition, wonderful colours and good sharpness.

Hello Laurens,
fine capture of these mating bees with good sharpness and a well chosen POV. I also like your timing and the beautiful colours.
Best wishes,

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2012-04-22 22:02]

Hi Lou,
very lively view of the fly and the hairy details are excellently presented. The macro shot is superb and the moment is well timed.
Excellent job.


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