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Poppy and Hoverfly

Poppy and Hoverfly
Photo Information
Copyright: Les Bennett (williewhistler) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 82 W: 0 N: 229] (1577)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-08-20
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D300s
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-08-20 12:05
Viewed: 1512
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is a shot taken in the garden this morning,the poppy was still wet after rain,the hoverfly a welcome visitor
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Ciao Les, great macro with nice hoverfly on beautiful poppy, fascinating drops, wonderfil colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2015-08-20 13:50]

Hello Les,
An attractive shot of this fine looking Hoverfly, the colorful poppy bloom made a great perch in which to pose on. Tac sharp focus displaying excellent detail. Exposure is perfect and I like the overall composition.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-08-20 15:09]

Hi Les,this is a very artistic pic! What a great way to show us this tiny hoverfly,spectacular scenery made by this open poppy full of small drops,the quality of sharpness is absolutely great,very well done! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Les,
Very nice exposure.... like water droplets. Well captured this natural phenomenon. Splendid light and good sharp photograph.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice WE,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2015-08-21 9:14]

Hello Les,
Impressive macro in splendid colours and excellent sharp details. The hoverfly and waterdrops are a big bonus. Perfect composition.

Hi Les,

A like this a lot, lovely detail in the stamen and petals with thier water droplets. Great detail on the hover fly and a nice dof which fades nicely into the bg. Great colours.
Thanks for sharing, regards


Hello Les
this flower is very beautiful, the details on poppy and hoverfly are very sharp, the colors are superb, the droplets are a great plus
Have Aa good night

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