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alliec
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Taken with the MPE and 30D. Anyone know what type of fly this is?

IMAGE: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2405/2272238018_620cd5fd16_o.jpg

Post #1, Feb 18, 2008 16:46:10


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GaryT
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Can't help much with the ID Alistair, but it's a beautiful shot.

Post #2, Feb 18, 2008 16:55:38


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alliec
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Thank you very much Gary:-)

Post #3, Feb 18, 2008 16:58:05


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Attic
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That is a stunner Alistair, well done. ;) Looking at Brian's post it could be a Fungus Gnat ;)

Post #4, Feb 18, 2008 17:17:25


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VERY nice shot! But what's he holding? It looks like a minnie breast implant!

Post #5, Feb 18, 2008 18:10:06


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brilliant shot

Post #6, Feb 18, 2008 18:22:44


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Awesome shot! Forgive my ignorance but what's MBE? I love the detail in the shot.

Post #7, Feb 18, 2008 18:26:15 as a reply to spidermanrbryce2006's post 3 minutes earlier.


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nearest I have in my gallery was ID'd as family Sciaridae; very nice shot by the way.

Post #8, Feb 18, 2008 18:31:31


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LordV
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Wonderful shot Alistair - think it's a fungus gnat - which after looking it up makes it Sciaridae as Toby commented.
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Post #9, Feb 19, 2008 00:58:27


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Jaleel wrote in post #4944276external link
Awesome shot! Forgive my ignorance but what's MBE? I love the detail in the shot.

it a Lens and its MP-E 65 1X to 5X mag lens only ,the shot look like 3X mag and stacked

Post #10, Feb 19, 2008 01:45:29


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PiRho
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Is that a semi-frozen water droplet that he has?
Great shot, just amazing!

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If you dont me asking, how far were you when you take this shot ?

Amazing shot !

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Superb drop!

Post #13, Feb 19, 2008 08:06:26


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looks like a fungus gnat to me. i see them daily in some of my plant pots. great shot

Post #14, Feb 19, 2008 11:07:10


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