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Episyrphus balteatus

Episyrphus balteatus
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Copyright: Roberto Colino (robertcolino) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 34 W: 0 N: 113] (1025)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-01-04
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon DSLR D200, 200 f4_nikkor
Exposure: f/18.0, 1/160 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-01-13 12:41
Viewed: 2025
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Episyrphus balteatus also appreciates the nectar of Acacia dealbata now in winter.
The adult female choose plants with high number of young aphids to put their eggs in it. This ensures the food for their larvae. It is believed that plant detected by chemicals released by aphids.
Trimmed with LR3.

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Hi Roberto
Super macro, you have captured all the detail he had to offer. I think you did a great job with the depth of view and caught him on a complimentary background. Good capture.
Thanks for sharing
Best regards

Ciao Roberto, great macro of lovely hoverfly, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Great macro Roberto! Good composition and wonderful colours. The sharpness is impressive!

hello Roberto
super good sharpness and great details
the light and colours are beautiful
thanks greeting lou

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