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Gymnosoma sp.

Gymnosoma sp.
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Copyright: yiannis christofides (yiannis) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 625 W: 0 N: 770] (5400)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-07-13
Categories: Insects
Camera: Olympus E3, Olympus Zuiko 35mm Macro F3.5
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-07-27 5:22
Viewed: 2937
Points: 50
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Gymnosoma sp. on Euphorbia cassia ssp. rigoi. Gymnosoma is a genus of flies in the family Tachinidae. The name Gymnosoma translates as 'naked body' and refers to the fact these species are less bristly than other flies in the family (source Wikipedia)

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Ciao Yainnis, my today neighbour, great macro of beautiful fly, fine details, splendid natural colors and excellent sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

good macro. nice colors and sharpness. tfs.

Hi Yiannis,
Great macro shot.
Superb sharpness and fantastic colors and details.
Excellent work. Thanks for sharing.

Hi Yiannis,
Excellent close-up of this insect, very good depth of field, beautiful details sharpness, point of view, composition and colours are beautiful,
Thanks for sharing and have a nice afternoon,
Best Regards,

Hi Yiannis,

Another fabulous creative macro image here my friend, terrific detailed sharpness with fine clarity, impressive lighting to enhance these beautiful saturated colours, great stuff Yiannis and well done,
Best regards,


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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2011-07-27 7:58]
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Hello Yiannis,
A very fine macro of what I think is Gymnosoma rotundatum, at least it looks identical to this species that occurs in Sweden.
Excellent POV with fine sharpness and natural colours.
Thanks and best regards,

Hello Yiannis,
fine macro shot of this fly with very good sharpness and many details. I also like the well chosen POV and the beautiful colours.
Best wishes,

Never seen this species of Flies ever before, Yainnis.
The capture is a scream. What sharpness and colours!
Thanks for sharing this.

Ciao Yannis. Excellent management of light. Wonderful colours and top sharp.


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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-07-27 9:18]

Hello Yiannis.
Great picture with excellent sharpness and beautifull colors.You can recognize every little detail of the insect.Well done.Best regards Siggi

Hi Yiannis,
great photo of this flies. Excellent point of view. Nice natural colours. Amazing composition.
Thanks for sharing,

Hallo Yiannis,
a superb macro shot, outstanding sharpness with incredible details, marvellous bright colours, excellent point of view and composition
Best regards

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-07-27 11:48]

Hi Yiannis,what a fantastic sharpness and light balance! Very nice choice of point of view and great warm colors well satured!Thanks for share,have a nice evening,Luciano

Hi Yainnis,
Excellent composition of colour, detail and DOF. Great shot.

hello Yiannis
this is very good to post this on TN
very nice picture with good details and beautiful colours
thanks greetinglou

Hello Yiannis, great image full of light and sharpness, another great shot for a great subject. All the best, Paolo

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  • cirano Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 997 W: 0 N: 944] (13609)
  • [2011-07-27 15:46]

Hello Yiannis,
An excellent composition with great sharpness,colors and perfect POV.
Have a nice day!...

Hi Yiannis,

an nice and sharp macro from an fly with lots of details.
Good of sharpness with blurred bg.
Fine colors.


Εντυπωσιακή φωτογραφία Γιάννη. Πολύ καλή σύνθεση, όμορφα χρώματα και εξαιρετική ευκρίνεια.

interesting fly, at last a picture from you :) TFS Ori

Hola Yainnis.

Magnifico macro .excelente DOF y unos colores naturales,gran trabajo.

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  • mikou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 869 W: 68 N: 1479] (6093)
  • [2011-07-28 4:42]

Hi Yiannis.
Beautiful close up. Excellent sharp details, perfect DOF. Light and colors are amazing.
Thanks and regards

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2011-07-28 16:56]

Beautiful fly and Euphorbia, Yianni.



Hello Yiannis,
What a beautiful image with stunning detail and very good DOF. And a natural background. Well done.

El conjunto es bonito Yiannis, así como los colores
aunque creo que la intensidad de estos es algo alta.
Saludos: Josep ignasi.

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