Thursday, 12 September 2013

NatureFootstep: Winged #101

Thursday's theme at NatureFootstep is 'Winged'. For all things 'winged', but not necessarily 'feathered' (flying insects are welcome!!)

Irridescent Fly
Irridescent Fly

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34 comments:

  1. Awesome macro shot! The colors are pretty. Have a great day!

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  2. Woo! I don't believe that I can admit that a fly can look pretty. Great shot.

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    1. Thanks Tina :-)) Is that amusing, or amazing?

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  4. Amazing sharpness on this metallic shiny fly!

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  5. Awesome shot! I love the metallic green colour on this fly.

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  6. Det var många flugor denna gången men så fin den är.Har ju en så härlig grön färg.
    Ha en fin fredag
    Kram Meta

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  7. beautiful photos!I love the green colour on the fly
    From Ingun

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  8. lol, you really got the oily colors of the fly. Nice!

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  9. wow : ) the colours remind me of oil on water

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    1. Thanks Eevee :-)) Yes, it does have that kind of oily sheen, doesn't it?

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  10. I am amazed!!! How did you get this shot!? Mitch

    Have a nice weekend.

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    1. Thanks Sophie :-)) This guy was so busy preening himself, he didn't seem to notice I was there!! I just moved in very very slowly, with the camera already set to macro.

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  11. An other fly. :) Lovely shot and such colours.
    All the best.
    Mormor

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  12. I hate this fly , your gorgeous picture wont change my mind :-))

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    1. LOL. Just don't swat him, Fatos !!!

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    2. I'm sorry Mitch I try not to but out of two I swat one .

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  13. I dislike those flies but I admit your macro shot makes the winged thingy look very beautiful...

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  14. what a fantastic colour he is. I actually hate flies, most creepy crawlies I cope with very well, some I'm quite fond of, but flies, they are an abomination. However....................seeing the detail on the wings, the colour of his body and even the little furry bit around his rear end makes me think even flies have redeeming features..............thanks Mitch, what a brilliant shot.

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    1. Thanks Loretta :-)) They may not be the most pleasant of creatures, but they make great subjects for macro shots. Since starting to take macros I've discovered there are a lot more types of fly than I realised.

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  15. If this is the - what we call here - the june bug, it's very shiny, but I hate the sound they make!

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    1. Hi Jesh. I don't think this is a 'June Bug', it's a variety of housefly.

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