Female hoovering

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Female hoovering

Post by teva »

She stretched her back legs few time during flight, but i was unable to get clean shot of them. This will have to do.


f18, 1/125, iso200

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Post by jaharris1001 »

Very cool cathch there,,she looks like she is FLYING!! How did you catch that? She looks like she is really cruising with those leggs tucked,, very cool image :D

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Post by Bruce Williams »

I really like this pic. Focus and body detail are excellent and the almost invisible motion blur of the wings perfectly define the essence of "hoverflyness". When we think hover fly, this is how we visualise them.

I don't think I've seen better.


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Post by rjlittlefield »

Yes, a very excellent picture. Essence of hoverfly, indeed! :D How many tries did it take you to get this focused so perfectly??


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Post by jmlphoto »

i was trying at some of these this morning, getting that shot is not the easiest thing to do. good job, i hope i can get some one day.

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Post by Ken Ramos »

Don't know how many times I have tried this and then just finally gave up or the hoverfly buzzed off. Really a nice shot! :D

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Post by teva »

jaharris1001: I used old Minolta 70-210 f4 lens with +6 closeup. It was early in the morning and fly was hovering very still in the air. It was not really that difficult :)

Rik: Actually i only took two shots, both came out good...i guess i was very lucky :)

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Post by beetleman »

Excellent work Teva, don`t see them like this to often.
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