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Tachinidae (Close Up)

Tachinidae (Close Up)
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Copyright: Jesus Linares (jlinaresp) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1303 W: 56 N: 4023] (17292)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-12-24
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D3100, Tokina AT-X 100 Pro-D Macro
Exposure: f/16, 1/200 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-12-27 17:26
Viewed: 4146
Points: 38
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Tachinidae sp.

Hello TN friends!

Sometimes I can find one of these ugly flies, quiet enough for a photo... :)


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Brachycera
Subsection: Calyptratae
Superfamily: Oestroidea
Family: Tachinidae
Genus: ?
Species: ?

Tachinidae is a large and rather variable family of true flies within the insect order Diptera, with more than 8,200 known species and many more to be discovered. There are over 1300 species in North America. Insects in this family are commonly called tachina flies or simply tachinids. As far as is known, they all are Protelean parasitoids, or occasionally parasites, of Arthropoda.

About this shot:
Model: NIKON D3100
Software: Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows
Exposure Time: 10/2000 sec
F-Stop: f/16.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 200
Focal Length: 100 mm
Date Taken: 2011-12-24 11:28
Metering Mode: Center Weighted Average
Flash: Flash fired, compulsory flash mode, return light detected
File Size: 273 kb

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  • ana974 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 477 W: 48 N: 968] (4857)
  • [2011-12-27 17:52]

Hola querido amigo Jesus!
Esta foto está fantástica! Os olhos estăo absolutamente incríveis! Sua tecnica está cada vez mais apurada! Bravissimo!
Obrigada por compartilhar e obrigada tambem pelo gentil comentário em minha última foto.Vocę é um dos que fazem desse site um lugar HERMOSO.Gracias!
Un abrazo,

Great macro Jesus! Good composition and impressive sharpness.

Hi Jesus,
excellent macro shot! What details! Perfect sharpness. Amazing colours and composition.
Thanks for sharing,

Love this close super macro with hairy details, Jesús. The texture of the compound eye is vivid and well composed framing.
Kind regards,

Hello Jesus,
Another great capture taken from perfect POV with excellent sharp details and natural colours. Well done!

Ciao Jesus, fantastico ritratto con dettagli impressionanti, macro magnifca, splendida nitidezza, bravissimo, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-12-28 1:25]

Fantastic macro,your lens show us all its muscles...ejeeje...very impressive work whit the best sharpness and details,the eye is a great spectacle! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Your macro lens fitted to your point-and-shoot is really giving superb results, Jesus.
The details in this picture are truly fantastic.
Thanks and regards.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-12-28 5:25]

Hello Jesus.
Excellent macro shot.It's very close and well detailed.POV,sharpness and exposure are also wonderful.
Best regards Siggi

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-12-28 5:49]

Hello Jesús,
What a perfection! Wonderful details in this macro. Very beautiful natural colours. POV and composition are fantastic!

Ciao Jesus, spettacolare primo piano per questo insetto. Una immagine molto bella e dettagliatissima di un soggetto veramente interessante. Un caro saluto, Paolo

hello Jesus
very good sharpness macro with great details and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2011-12-28 10:03]

Hello Jesus,
Impressive macro showing some awesome detail of this hairy little fly. F/16 resulted in some really fine DOF and the coloration is very natural and true to life. Well done!!

Impresionante y bien realizado el acercamiento a esta mosca !
Buena luz y acertada (por el resultado) profundidad.
Un abrazo Jesús: J. Ignasi.

Hi Jesus,
An Excellent macro with stunning sharpness and details. Fantastic colours, POV and DOF. Excellent work my friend.
Best regards,

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  • pegos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 222 W: 0 N: 356] (1982)
  • [2011-12-28 11:48]

Fantastic macro shot, Jesus!
Impressive sharpness and detail; great POV and natural colours. Very well done!

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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2011-12-28 13:20]

amazing details!

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-12-28 23:42]

Excellent closeup with good details. tfs.

Hello Jesús

I see that it is not the kit lens, it is a new
one of macro Lens, and WOW ! for your photo,
great macro portrait shot of this insect,
great focus sharpness and details,
wonderful color tones and contrast, TFS


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