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Post by Guppy »


This hoverfly with a body length of 15 mm has no extremely long hairs, but very many small ones, these also over the whole eye.
Therefore, the compound eye appears somewhat restless in some places.


Camera: Nikon D810
Lens: Rodenstock APO Rodagon N 50mm 1:2.8, (in retro)
Exposure time: Flash
Aperture: 4.0
ISO: 64
Lighting: 4 flashes
Diffuser: white writing paper
Shooting file format (RAW/JPG): RAW
Shooting date: 18.07.2021
Region/Place: Bern (CH)
Species name: Scaeva, probably S. pyrastri
Multishot technique: Stack
Stacking software / method: Zerene Stacker / PMax
Imaging scale: 4:1
Number of stack steps: 219
Average stack step size (mm) with Cognisys StackShot: 0.02

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Re: Hoverfly

Post by MarkSturtevant »

Very well done!
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Re: Hoverfly

Post by iconoclastica »

It's got a very nice soft feeling in the face. The antennae are beautifully lit!
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