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Hovering


Hovering
Photo Information
Copyright: Rey Nocum (reynocum) Silver Note Writer [C: 6 W: 0 N: 23] (471)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-05-01
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS350D/Digital Rebel XT, Kenko Extension Tube For C/AF 12,20,36mm
Exposure: f/18.0, 1/200 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-05-02 18:36
Viewed: 3628
Points: 9
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Which is harder to shoot, a flying bird or a flying hover fly? You can only answer this question if you'd try both. At first I thought it's impossible to do this but when I mastered the skill, I've been shooting this insect from all angles while flying. It's fun and very challenging.

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  • Great 
  • gari Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 37 W: 0 N: 11] (149)
  • [2006-05-02 19:17]

Hola Rey.Has congelado la imagen con mucha tecnica.El encuadre y el instante,excepcionales.Felicidades.Saludos.

You've managed to capture this with good composition and an interesting background.
Keep practising, you may need to choose a faster shutter speed on your camera.

  • Great 
  • BeBe Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 123 W: 0 N: 253] (931)
  • [2006-05-02 21:03]
  • [2]

Hi Rey, nice shot, very difficult subject, Juan

  • Good 
  • mjjoe Silver Note Writer [C: 4 W: 0 N: 21] (154)
  • [2006-05-03 13:08]

Hi Rey,nice shot of the hover fly in action.Good subject to shoot.Very well focused on the fly too.

Thanks for sharing

  • Great 
  • Aramok Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 896 W: 101 N: 1501] (5166)
  • [2006-05-05 15:58]

glad to see someone else try... (one and other)

Its is quite difficult but not that difficult if you have plenty of time on your hands and a good spot of sunshine to sit down in...

TFS

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