Ugly Fly (HFDF!)

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    Not many things to shoot at yet, except for (ugly) flies...

    Shot with my Poor Man's MP-E: Pentax-M 150mm F/3.5 with reversed Sigma 24-70mm F/3.5-5.6. This is around 70mm on the zoom, or a bit above 2:1, plus a slight crop.


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    Luciën Reyns, and 27 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. all one thing 58 months ago | reply

      Great macro--beautiful shot of your 'ugly' fly! :) HFDF!!

    2. coloneljohnbritt 58 months ago | reply

      The fly is ugly - but the compound eye is geometrically beautiful.

    3. Doundounba 58 months ago | reply

      Luciën Reyns all one thing Thanks! coloneljohnbritt Thanks - I have some much closer shots of the eye on this one and another one, but... everything that's not the eye gets a little overbearingly ugly as you get even closer... Nevertheless, you convinced me to post a closer shot. ;)

    4. JulieK (thanks for 8 million views) 58 months ago | reply

      Fabulous shot they are beautiful in their own way! HFDF

    5. Doundounba 58 months ago | reply

      JulieK (thanks for 8 million views) Thanks Julie. For me, some flies are easier to appreciate than others. Unfortunately, this type is not on the "easy" list. ;)

    6. Kez West 58 months ago | reply

      Soz,Im with Julie on this one,lol,think he's fab!Excellent shot,the detail and PoV are spot on,HFDF : o )

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