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Episyrphus balteatus

Episyrphus balteatus
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Copyright: Hasan YASAYACAK (hsn6a) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-06-03
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/3.2, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-04-10 1:42
Viewed: 608
Points: 8
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Marmalade hoverfly.
Episyrphus balteatus(Syrphidae)
Habitat;E. balteatus can be found throughout the year in various habitats,including urban gardens,visiting flowers for pollen and nectar.
Distribution;widespread throughout the Palaearctic region,which covers Europe,North Asia and North Africa.

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Ah, my favourite subject there, Hasan! I too an busy with these Hoverflies now-a-days. There are lots of them in my school gardens.
Good crisp shot and I can see your intent of keeping the entire flower within the frame.

Hello Hasan
Beautiful macro of lovely hoverfly.Sharp and clear picture.Great composition wonderful colors and light.Beautiful contrasting surround.TFS
Best regards

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-04-10 9:52]

Hi Hasan,a very common scene everywhere but very well done,perfect DOF of the snall fly for excellent details,i like it! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2015-04-11 16:52]

Hello Hasan,
What a neat shot of this fine looking Hoverfly. Focus is very sharp displaying wonderful detail and colors are vivid yet natural. Nicely framed and perfectly exposed. A real beauty.

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