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Goat Pelt Again In The Mode


Goat Pelt Again In The Mode
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Copyright: Leonid Fedyantsev (Macroleo) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 72 W: 0 N: 109] (886)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 400D, Sigma 105mm 1:2.8 EX DG Macro
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-04-13 23:33
Viewed: 4074
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I assume that this Merodon. Merodon is a large genus of Bee like Hoverflies, from the family Syrphidae, in the order Diptera. The most of the species are centered around the Mediterranean and it is the second largest Hoverfly genus in Europe with more than 50 European species, It is distributed over the Palaearctic and Ethiopian ecozoness, with most species occurring in Eastern Europe. The larvae feed on the bulbs or rhizomes of monocotyledones.

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Hallo Leonid
A stunning macro of this "assumed" hoverfly. All parts are really sharp, and details is really impressive. Clarity of the body hairs is fantastic. Very interesting creature to look at. The size of the eyes is really impressive and very clearly seen and the different colours on the paws is beautiful. Great focus and sharpness in this image. Thanks for sharing. Like all your others it was a sheer pleasure to look at.
Kind regards
Anna

Ciao Leonid, superb macro for a beautiful bee, splendid sharpness and fantastic details, very well done, ciao Silvio

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2009-04-14 4:03]

Hi Leonid,
wow what a monster you captured here. ilike the big eyes and the hairy body.
Well presented in a close shot.

regardfs,
foozi

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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2009-04-14 7:21]

Hello Leonid
Perfect capture. I like it very much.
Regards
Razvan

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2009-04-14 9:49]

Hello Leonid,
Excellent close up shot, lovely composition and pose, which has a great 3D effect, the detail is excellent, and the colours are perfect.
Best regards Siggi

hello Leonid
beautiful macro with good details and great sharpness
great shot
greeting lou

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  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2009-04-14 13:56]

Merhaba Leonid,
renkler, netlik ve detayları harika olmuş.
Tebrik ederim.

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  • valy67 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1727 W: 59 N: 3060] (9219)
  • [2009-04-14 15:03]

Hello Leonid !
Each and every one of your close-ups is just stunning - such an amazing amount of details, and always those soft colors, those blurred BG, those perfect compositions... This picture makes no exception, it's stunning, fantastic close-up on an insect who looks very interesting, seen from this close. Very well done !
Valérie.

Hello Leonid,
superb macro shot of this insect taken with outstanding sharpness and fine details, beautiful natural colours, very well done.
TFS
Best regards
Maurizio

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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2009-04-15 9:53]

Leonid, This is a fantastic closeup shot. Superb POV and sharp picture. Great macro work. Ganesh

Hi Leonid !

Nice картины с некоторыми красивых цветов.
Интересно и захватывает так играли! Поздравления.
Приятно провести вечер,
Адриан

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2009-04-21 20:07]

Hi Leonid.
Once more precise macro shot. Hair of the insect and all other attractive details and features are reflected perfectly. Every tiny detail is visible greatly. I also like soft lighting and very nice smooth green BG. Well done and kind regards.
Alexei.

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