Approve the Cookies
This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and our Privacy Policy.
OK
Index  •   • New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Guest
New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Register to forums    Log in

 
FORUMS Photo Sharing & Visual Enjoyment Macro 
Thread started 29 Oct 2013 (Tuesday) 07:03
Search threadPrev/next
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

Deer fly - a first!

 
alencr
Senior Member
Avatar
734 posts
Joined Jul 2013
Location: Croatia
     
Oct 29, 2013 07:03 |  #1

A deer fly was on my back door and I quickly made another small setup, some shots lack the light.
Last three are single shots, rest are stacks - the fly was highly cooperative!

1.

IMAGE: http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3824/10554130974_4a65d25633_b.jpg

2.
IMAGE: http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3724/10554130964_0dd7296ffb_b.jpg

3.
IMAGE: http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3781/10553969065_8880c7e0e4_b.jpg

4.
IMAGE: http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7296/10553969045_6e76d4c8c7_b.jpg

5.
IMAGE: http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3812/10553970025_05f949f1cd_b.jpg

6.
IMAGE: http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7333/10554131004_e13bd5e3bc_b.jpg

7.
IMAGE: http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3760/10553969365_e54681a139_b.jpg

8.
IMAGE: http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5538/10553970005_45d725b9c7_b.jpg

Saving up for a new camera.
my Flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)
alencr
THREAD ­ STARTER
Senior Member
Avatar
734 posts
Joined Jul 2013
Location: Croatia
     
Oct 29, 2013 07:04 |  #2

9.
http://farm6.staticfli​ckr.com …54130994_3607bb​d08d_b.jpg (external link)

Cheers!


Saving up for a new camera.
my Flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
alencr
THREAD ­ STARTER
Senior Member
Avatar
734 posts
Joined Jul 2013
Location: Croatia
     
Oct 29, 2013 07:51 |  #3

I searched and found that this one is Chrysops caecutiens (Splayed Deerfly).


Saving up for a new camera.
my Flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
alencr
THREAD ­ STARTER
Senior Member
Avatar
734 posts
Joined Jul 2013
Location: Croatia
     
Oct 29, 2013 07:55 |  #4

Actually I was wrong. Still don't know the ID for this deer fly.


Saving up for a new camera.
my Flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
LordV
Macro Photo-Lord of the Year 2006
Avatar
60,565 posts
Gallery: 7 photos
Best ofs: 2
Likes: 4490
Joined Oct 2005
Location: Worthing UK
     
Oct 30, 2013 02:34 |  #5

Wonderful series- esp like #1 & 5. Congrats on your first.
Brian V.


http://www.flickr.com/​photos/lordv/ (external link)
http://www.lordv.smugm​ug.com/ (external link)
Macro Hints and tips
Canon 600D, 40D, 5D mk2, 7D, Tamron 90mm macro, Sigma 105mm OS, Canon MPE-65,18-55 kit lens X2, canon 200mm F2.8 L, Tamron 28-70mm xrdi, Other assorted bits

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
alencr
THREAD ­ STARTER
Senior Member
Avatar
734 posts
Joined Jul 2013
Location: Croatia
     
Oct 30, 2013 03:01 |  #6

Thank you Brian.


Saving up for a new camera.
my Flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
weeatmice
Senior Member
Avatar
763 posts
Joined Oct 2009
Location: Essex UK
     
Oct 30, 2013 04:34 |  #7

Great set!


FS: UK: 1D Mark IV.
Twopixel.co.uk (external link) | 500px (external link) | flickr (external link) | Twitter (external link) | Pinterest (external link) |

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
alencr
THREAD ­ STARTER
Senior Member
Avatar
734 posts
Joined Jul 2013
Location: Croatia
     
Oct 30, 2013 04:47 |  #8

Thanks!


Saving up for a new camera.
my Flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
alencr
THREAD ­ STARTER
Senior Member
Avatar
734 posts
Joined Jul 2013
Location: Croatia
     
Oct 30, 2013 16:39 |  #9

It is a black soldier fly! Hermetia ilucens.
I would never have guessed it...


Saving up for a new camera.
my Flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
BasAndrews
Cream of the Crop
Avatar
12,966 posts
Gallery: 74 photos
Likes: 4574
Joined Jan 2011
Location: Bristol UK
     
Oct 31, 2013 01:49 |  #10

Great captures.


Bas (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
alencr
THREAD ­ STARTER
Senior Member
Avatar
734 posts
Joined Jul 2013
Location: Croatia
     
Oct 31, 2013 02:38 |  #11

Thanks Bas.


Saving up for a new camera.
my Flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
bluesydude
Goldmember
Avatar
1,411 posts
Gallery: 1 photo
Likes: 35
Joined Jan 2012
Location: Alabama
     
Oct 31, 2013 07:17 as a reply to  @ alencr's post |  #12

What cool eyes they have and you did a great job capturing the detail.


Focused on photography

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
jskaggs72
Member
Avatar
237 posts
Joined Oct 2013
Location: Noroflk Va
     
Oct 31, 2013 07:36 |  #13

very nice set love his eyes


Jay Skaggs
5D Mark II, 5D Mark III, 50mm 1.2, 85 mm 1.2, 24-70mm 2.8, 70-200mm 2.8, 100mm 2.8 ...
Virginia Beach Wedding Photographer (external link), Hampton Roads Wedding Photographer (external link)
Facebook (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
alencr
THREAD ­ STARTER
Senior Member
Avatar
734 posts
Joined Jul 2013
Location: Croatia
     
Oct 31, 2013 07:49 |  #14

Thanks.
Yes the eyes are amazing.


Saving up for a new camera.
my Flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Lester ­ Wareham
Moderator
Avatar
27,961 posts
Gallery: 3109 photos
Best ofs: 6
Likes: 15002
Joined Jul 2005
Location: Hampshire, UK
     
Oct 31, 2013 14:32 |  #15

Lovely shots, what amazing eyes.

PS please only post 8 images per thread.


My Photography Home Page (external link) RSS Feed (external link)
Gear List
FAQ on UV and Clear Protective Filters
Macrophotography by LordV

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

1,970 views & 0 likes for this thread
Deer fly - a first!
FORUMS Photo Sharing & Visual Enjoyment Macro 
AAA
x 1600
y 1600

Jump to forum...   •  Rules   •  Index   •  New posts   •  RTAT   •  'Best of'   •  Gallery   •  Gear   •  Reviews   •  Member list   •  Polls   •  Image rules   •  Search   •  Password reset

Not a member yet?
Register to forums
Registered members may log in to forums and access all the features: full search, image upload, follow forums, own gear list and ratings, likes, more forums, private messaging, thread follow, notifications, own gallery, all settings, view hosted photos, own reviews, see more and do more... and all is free. Don't be a stranger - register now and start posting!


COOKIES DISCLAIMER: This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and to our privacy policy.
Privacy policy and cookie usage info.


POWERED BY AMASS forum software 2.1forum software
version 2.1 /
code and design
by Pekka Saarinen ©
for photography-on-the.net

Latest registered member is kawaki
716 guests, 314 members online
Simultaneous users record so far is 15144, that happened on Nov 22, 2018

Photography-on-the.net Digital Photography Forums is the website for photographers and all who love great photos, camera and post processing techniques, gear talk, discussion and sharing. Professionals, hobbyists, newbies and those who don't even own a camera -- all are welcome regardless of skill, favourite brand, gear, gender or age. Registering and usage is free.