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Hovering hover

Hovering hover

I had a quiet hour sat beside some flowers wih these guys.



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Date: Sat August 2, 2008
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A very difficult shot, Viv. It's so complicate to focus them while they flyi! I can imagine you very very quiet to get this shot lol. By the way, thanks for your comment on Ana's pic, I read it Wink I'm expecting my real macro lens due to Tuesday Nah! but it's very unlikely I'll find a thingy at 40ºC, only mosquitos at night :D
#1 Sat August 2, 2008 10:41am

OoooH! ....your'e getting good at these macros....love that silky background Viv, and beautiful colours through it too.....the 90mm you use, is that a macro, or do you use the tubes on it?.....I think I asked before but can't remember....it looks like you had some sun too.....nice one Viv....SmileAlan
#2 Sat August 2, 2008 10:42am

Great capture. Great detail especially when you consider how fast those things fly.
#3 Sat August 2, 2008 11:10am

Thank you very much Carmen, Alan and Regina. Alan this was jus the 90 mm Tamron macro lens. Carmen enjoy your macro lens! Viv
#4 Sat August 2, 2008 11:26am

Now that takes talent to catch them in mid-flight. Well done, you!
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#5 Sat August 2, 2008 12:27pm

You are getting to big for you boots lol.You can stop this right now Wink.Super super shot Viv climb back into your macro lens and go to sleep Smile.Only joking keep them coming Smile
#6 Sat August 2, 2008 12:37pm

Thank sAmanda and Bridget. Lol Amanda - not much talent - just a case of sitting nose to nose with them awhile. Lol Bridget...I will need to diet again before I try that...fell off the wagon a month ago and I can feel the inches adding daily Sad Viv
#7 Sat August 2, 2008 1:39pm

amazing.... talk about capturing a summer day... hi to you Viv
"The poetry of photography will always be more important than the mechanics of the camera..." - J-H. Lartigue
#8 Sat August 2, 2008 1:55pm

Fabulous capture Viv.

> John
#9 Sat August 2, 2008 2:42pm

well captured. I imagine it took some time. Well worth it. Smile
#10 Sat August 2, 2008 3:09pm

Thank you very much Oly (Hi to you!), John and Rob. (It was quite relaxing Smile ) Viv
#11 Sat August 2, 2008 4:19pm

Very nicely done - they're so difficult to catch like this. I've tried many times (and failed!)...
#12 Sat August 2, 2008 4:46pm

Good job at this.
#13 Sat August 2, 2008 7:51pm

Way cool.
#14 Sat August 2, 2008 8:15pm

Thank you very much! Viv
#15 Sat August 2, 2008 10:25pm

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