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Copyright: NICHOLAS GLEN (nglen) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-09-17
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon 40D, Sigma EF 180mm F3.5L Macro USM
Exposure: f/8, 1/100 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-09-22 9:27
Viewed: 2863
Points: 50
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
As you all know this is not my type of normal picture . But i was trying out the flash i have with my macro lens. This common fly was in the garden.
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hello Nick
very sharpness macro shot
with good details and beautiful colours
great composition with good BG.
greeting lou

Hello Nick,

Excellent macro with great sharpness & details. Well done & TFS.

Best Wishes


Cioa Nicholas. Best compliment for this focused and clear compo. Amazing colours and reflecions.


Hi Nick,

Excellent experimental macro capture of a fly from top POV with great clarity. You used flash perfectly.
TFS and cheers,

ps. sorry i finished my daily reserved pnts.

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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2009-09-22 10:16]

Nicholas,This looks slightly different from the normal flies here. The eyes look different. Good shot and Thanks for sharing. Ganesh

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2009-09-22 10:36]

Hello Nicholas.
A superb macro shot on this Fly. The colors and detail in this shot are amazing. Those enormous red eyes look great!
Best regards Siggi

A banal fly can be a good subject too,no?
Great natural colors, lovely details.

Excelente enfoque y gran ampliación Nicholas. Toda una micro-fotografía. Acertado encuadre.
Saludos: Josep Ignasi.

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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2009-09-22 11:23]

Hello Nicholas
Excellent work again, wonderful colors and very sharp details

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  • bedri Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 111 W: 0 N: 237] (1284)
  • [2009-09-22 12:00]

Excellent macro Nick, very good sharpness and details. Well done, TFS.

Hello Nicholas.
Perfect macro shot.. nice composition and colours. Very well done!
Best Regards

Hello Nick,
a fantastic macro shot of a common fly, superb sharpness with impressive details, splendid colours, a very pleasing composition, simply very beautiful.
Best regards

Hi Nicholas,

Beautiful capture of the adorable tiny fly with great details! The sharpness and POV are perfect with nice color contrast, existing within the picture. The picture has superb focusing and the clarity is exceptionally well done. Very well done!

best regards,

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2009-09-22 13:44]

Hi Nico,excellent result of this work of your macro lens.Impressive sharpness and natural colors,the details of the red eyes is fantastic!Isn't a bird but...fly too..ehehe...have a nice day and thanks for this nice composition,Luciano

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  • cirano Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 997 W: 0 N: 944] (13609)
  • [2009-09-22 14:50]

Slav Nîck,
Very good capture of this fly on leaf with excellent sharpness and POV.The colors and detail are perfect.Thanks for sharing.

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  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2009-09-22 16:37]

Hi Nick,

Wow! How well this experiment turned out. The fly is marvelous and shows off so well against the green leaf and background. Colors and details are spectacular - the eyes, body and wings are all fantastic. A superb composition. Expecting to see more insects from you.


hello Nicholas
very good use of light, colours and details are attributed splendidly, composition POV and background also elect it,exceptional photo
TFS thanks for sharing

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2009-09-23 5:01]

hello Nick,
Something else! Excellent presentation of this fly. The composition is beautiful and your flash works well! I hope we will see more pictures of the kind!
Best regards

Ciao Nick, great macro, well detailed fly with lovely red eyes, splendid sharpness, very well done, ciao Silvio

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  • izler Gold Star Critiquer [C: 1387 W: 3 N: 9] (44)
  • [2009-09-23 11:25]

selam Nick
here is a great macro photo and i see all details of this fly
composition, POV, DOF, sharpness and details are great
thanks for your all bautiful critiques

Hello Nicholas,
Very good picture, excellents colours, sharpnees & very fine details.
Regards. Ferran

Hello Nicholas,

You surprised me today with this fly.
good details, pov and bg.
Finen natural colours.


Hello Nicholas
a very unusual post from you, but this fly is as beautiful as your bird shots with superb sharp details and wonderful colors
Great BG, composition and DOF
Have a good night

What a macro, Nick!
Simply outstanding, even by your high standards!

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2009-09-27 9:47]

Hello Nick,
No, not exactly your 'cup of tea' this shot, but I really like it! A splendid sharp capture of this red-eyed fly showing all parts very clearly. Beautiful light and colours too and a very fine composition!
TFS and best wishes, Ulla

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  • jmirah Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 509 W: 5 N: 1141] (4687)
  • [2009-10-31 11:18]

Hi Nick
Excellent capture with a great lens...Wish I had one...Outstanding color, detail and POV...TFS

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