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Old 18th of February 2008 (Mon)   #1
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Taken with the MPE and 30D. Anyone know what type of fly this is?

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Old 18th of February 2008 (Mon)   #2
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Can't help much with the ID Alistair, but it's a beautiful shot.
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Old 18th of February 2008 (Mon)   #3
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Thank you very much Gary
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Old 18th of February 2008 (Mon)   #4
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That is a stunner Alistair, well done. Looking at Brian's post it could be a Fungus Gnat
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Old 18th of February 2008 (Mon)   #5
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VERY nice shot! But what's he holding? It looks like a minnie breast implant!
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Old 18th of February 2008 (Mon)   #6
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brilliant shot
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Old 18th of February 2008 (Mon)   #7
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Awesome shot! Forgive my ignorance but what's MBE? I love the detail in the shot.
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nearest I have in my gallery was ID'd as family Sciaridae; very nice shot by the way.
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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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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
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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!
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looks like a fungus gnat to me. i see them daily in some of my plant pots. great shot
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