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Copyright: Sergio Moscato (Moscato) (1449)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-12-23
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/8, 1/60 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Pankaj Bajpai's Favorite Part 2 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-12-31 9:53
Viewed: 6805
Favorites: 4 [view]
Points: 36
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Portuguese]
Camera canon a620 + lens zenit 50mm reversed
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  • Vicky Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 45 W: 0 N: 94] (468)
  • [2006-12-31 10:19]

Wow! What an amazingly clear shot. High quality colour and sharp detail. Expertly done and well presented. Happy New Year! Best wishes, Vicky

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  • hansh Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 277 W: 1 N: 741] (2762)
  • [2006-12-31 10:22]

Hello Sergio.
A very nice well colored and detailed shot of this insect with a nice POV.
Well done and thanks.
Gr. Hans

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2006-12-31 10:31]
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Hello Sergio,
Fantastic sharp macro of this horse-fly (Tabanidae).
The comp and presentationa re first class.
Did you use a green card for the BG?
TFS and best wishes,

Beautiful Sergio, great subject, what encharming eyes :)
You made an excellent use of available DOF, splendid details and vivid colours. The quality is really nice. A plasure to the eyes :)
Happy 2007.

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  • Maite Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 998 W: 65 N: 1270] (5199)
  • [2006-12-31 12:12]

WOW!! What a perfect image!!
Perfect sharpness, color, lighting, bg, POV, dof... and everything!! as all your wonderful pictures!!
Thank you very much for sharing
I wish you a happy Year 2007
Best wishes

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  • batu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1079 W: 293 N: 4497] (16383)
  • [2006-12-31 12:48]

Hello Sergio,
a professional macro of the fly in every respect: point of view, composition, background, focus, sharpness, colours, light. If I forgot any aspect to mention ... it will also be excellent, for sure.
Best wishes and good luck for 2007, Peter

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  • hester Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1515 W: 18 N: 3165] (11638)
  • [2006-12-31 12:49]

Great eye! stunning sharp details and I love the green BG. Perfect POV



Hi Sergio,

Excellent sharp detailed macro shot
Superb composition, sharpness, details, colours, POV and DOF

TFS and happy NEW YEAR

Hi Sergio
Fantasic macro, beautiful colors especially the eye. Greatt sharpnes Very good job
Best wishes for 2007

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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2006-12-31 13:52]

Sergio una macro excelente, perfecta nitidez y la iluminacion los detalles maravillosos, saludos

Dear Sergio,

What a brilliant picture, sharpness, depth of field, colors and point of view. The eyes of the fly are mesmarizing. Thanks for sharing this wonderful picture.

Murali Santhanam

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2007-01-01 4:55]

Hello Sergio,
Perfect shot of the Horse-fly. The eyes are absolutely amazing, the whole insect appears like an agressiv creature.
Beat regards and Happy new year

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  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2007-01-01 9:08]

Excellente macro,la l'éclairage est magique et les couleurs sont éclatantes et sublimes.
Merci et bonne année!

Hola Sergio,
Coincido con Ivan, es un tábano (horse fly) casi idéntico al que me picó hoy en mi casa. Un afoto llena de detalles y bonitos colores.
Um abraço

  • RAP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2524 W: 345 N: 2373] (7405)
  • [2007-01-02 18:23]

Espectaculares detalles de los ojos de este insecto, gracias a una perfecta iluminación y foco.
Los detalles son realmente muy buenos debido a la nitidiz lograda y realzados por el contraste con el difuso fondo.
Muy buena macro.
Feliz 2007!.

Detalhes espetaculares dos olhos deste inseto, graças a uma perfeita iluminação e foco.
Os detalhes são de verdade muito bons devido ao nitidiz alcançado e aumentaram pelo contraste com o fundo difuso.
Macro muito bom.
Feliz 2007!.

hi sergio. this is a perfect photo. colors, contrast, sharpnes and DOF super.
see you

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  • cedryk Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 50 N: 1722] (5270)
  • [2007-04-11 18:11]

Hello Sergio,
I'm impressed by this photo. Excellent POV and details. Perfect postprocessing too.
Best greetings,

Wow! The eye looks beautiful. Good dof and colours.

amazing close up, TFS Ori

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