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Myathropa florea

Myathropa florea
Photo Information
Copyright: Josep Ignasi Tejedor (jignasi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2118 W: 0 N: 3424] (27917)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-09
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 50 D, sigma 105 mm f: 2,8 macro
Exposure: f/18.0, 1/160 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-09-14 11:15
Viewed: 2706
Points: 32
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Myathropa florea L. Syrphidae.

Normalmente sobre plantas y arbustos posando al sol: Su
curiosa larva se desarrolla en las cavidades de los árboles llenas de agua.
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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2009-09-14 11:17]

Hi Josep. You have taken a very clear well detailed close up. With sharp focusing. Your use of the light has given bright colours. anda shine to the wings. stands out well from the green leaf. well done TFs.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2009-09-14 12:08]

Hello Josep Ignasi,
This is a very nice capture.
Excellent composition,good sharp detail and the DOF is very good.
Best regards Siggi

hello Josep
great sharpness composition with good light and beautiful colours
good details and nice composition
greeting lou

Hello Josep,
Excellent capture of this Myathropa with its characteristic pattern. Very good colors. Best regards,

hello Josep

an excellent macro photo with fine POV,
the superb focus on both the insect and the leaf
with great sharpness and details, beautiful luminosity,



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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6525 W: 89 N: 15623] (65353)
  • [2009-09-14 15:52]

Hi Josep,a very good macro and finally very rich and warm colors! A great point of view and excellents sharpness too.My best compliments for the identification even difficult! Have a nice day,LUCIANO

Hola Josep Ignasi,
Es una mosqueta molt mimčtica i es confon amb les abelles. Bona captura y detalls, fins i tot el pelets del abdomen!!!!!
Salut. Ferran.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2009-09-14 22:58]

Otra vez una fantástica insecto macro.
La calidad técnica y compocición son casi perfectos de este retrato de Myathropa florea.
Muy buen trabajo Josep Ignasi y gracias por verlo.
Un abrazo,

Hola Josep,
bellissima macro con ottimi dettagli e colori luminosi, molto bello il taglio compositivo con la prospettiva diagonale della foglia.
Grazie e complimenti.
Ciao Maurizio

Ciao Josep. Nice diagonal compo in excellent details and light's management.


Hello Josep,
excellent close up, nice natural colors and light, sharp details, well blured BG, excellent POV,
TFS, best regards,

Hello Josep
Nice macro of this fly. Sharp details and nice colours.
I like composition too.
Thanks for sharing.

Ciao Josep Ignasi, splendida sirfide con magnifici dettagli, bella macro con ottima nitidezza, bravo, ciao Silvio

Hallo Josep
The details of this image in overall is unbelieveably beautiful. The wings of the bee looks like they have been created out of glass. A perfect macro with super sharp focus. This is excellent photography and the exposure is great. Congratulations, this is just great. Thanks for sharing.
Kind regards.

Hello Josep Ignasi
great dorsal view of this Hoverfly, nice pose on this leaf
very beautiful colors and great focus on the insect, well composition
Have a good night

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2009-09-23 18:38]

Hi Jignasi,
you insect shot is very beautiful and exciting.
i like this sharp fly on a shiny leaf that give a good impact. Superbs composition where the distance background allow good contrast.


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