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Blowing Bubbles II

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Shot at 4x with a Canon MPE-65mm macro lens.

This is something that a lot of flies do -the prevailing theory is that exposing their stomach contents to the air aids in digestion.

28 November 2009: Updated image.
Image details
Image size
3888x2592px 1.35 MB
Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 40D
Shutter Speed
1/250 second
Aperture
F/8.0
Focal Length
65 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
Nov 20, 2008, 1:04:46 PM
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Jacob-Routzahn's avatar
Wow, I love your bee shots but I'm glad to see another insect. The tid bit you provided is so interesting and I'm really glad you've added it. The sharpness on this is just....I don't even know a word so I'll make one up...hmmm zazzitastic! :D :D
77asann's avatar
wow! i love this picture!!!
CecilyAndreuArtwork's avatar
Critters have no privacy any more with you around! :giggle:
Always appreciate your education on the side. :bow:
likwidphoto's avatar
WOW! How did you get the fly to stay still long enough to shoot?
dalantech's avatar
When they are occupied (blowing bubbles, eating, etc.) it's not too difficult to get close to them. If they aren't doing anything then they can put all their attention into "photographer avoidance" and I don;t get close ;)
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Error-402's avatar
this is like a portrait... of a fly! mad, love this shot. Macro is just a whole new world. Great capture, i like how you bother to learn about what's actually happening in your shots too. eg. learn a bit about flies
dalantech's avatar
Thanks :)

I actually study portrait photography to improve my compositional skills.
venicequeenf's avatar
just an EXCELLENT capture!
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FLixter's avatar
omg :wow: one of the best macro ever ;)
f3arless's avatar
Oh, this one is amazing!
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