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Copyright: Art Roberts (Art_R) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 244 W: 20 N: 839] (3892)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-06-23
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S VR MICRO NIKKOR 105mm f2.8G ED
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1000 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-06-27 18:06
Viewed: 2905
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hi Folks, today I have this Hoverfly in-flight. the Hoverfly lives up to that name hovering quite still in the air , when I saw a group of them in the local park I decided to sit down and give them a try...

thanks for having a look

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  • ana974 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 477 W: 48 N: 968] (4857)
  • [2011-06-27 19:38]

Wow! great shot ! Amazing beetle in flight.Great BG! Bravo! TFS

This type of photography can be really a great fun I think friend Art! Test for both the nerves and the equipment! Well done !
George Veltchev

really brilliantly and intelligently taken photograph. perfect timing and background. congrats for sharing this flying insect.

Hi Art,
so... you "give them a try"??? And what a try this is... !!! As George says this is a test for both human and equipment!!! And in may opinion both of you passed the test brilliantly!!!

hello Art
great shot of this hoverfly with great details and good sharpness
the colours are also very good
thanks greeting lou

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-06-28 6:54]

Very difficult to capture image, fine one with good details. tfs.

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