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Green Bottle Fly Macro

I've recently been delving into Macro more and photographed this green bottle fly on the 10th resting on a leaf. Using my Vivitar Macro Kit I was able to ...
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I've recently been delving into Macro more and photographed this green bottle fly on the 10th resting on a leaf. Using my Vivitar Macro Kit I was able to get this really crisp shot.
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People's Choice in Macro Photos Photo Challenge
Contest Finalist in Shades Of Green Photo Contest
People's Choice in Unlikely Macro Beauty Photo Challenge
Contest Finalist in Tiny Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Low Vantage Point Photo Contest
People's Choice in Insects Photo Challenge
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The Animal Eye Photo Contest vol1Top 10 class
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jeffjacobson PRO+
 
jeffjacobson October 02, 2016
Fantastic shot! Excellent focus and sharpness....wow. nice work, I must get that kit, I just bought a Nikon 3200. I'll have to see if I can find one.
David_Blakley_Photography PRO+
David_Blakley_Photography November 26, 2016
Well, thank you Jeff, Vivatar is my choice of filters and lens extenders.
DigitalCheese
 
DigitalCheese October 06, 2016
Amazing!
David_Blakley_Photography PRO+
David_Blakley_Photography November 26, 2016
Thank you, Allison. I think you(r) photos are pretty amazing also!
chuckrickman Premium
 
chuckrickman October 31, 2016
Pure genius!
David_Blakley_Photography PRO+
David_Blakley_Photography November 26, 2016
Well, Chuck, I think the fly was the perfect subject because he hardly moved in about 8 minutes. I shot several frames and changed lenses once to get this shot.
MurrayCreations PRO+
 
MurrayCreations November 30, 2016
WOW! What Lens did you use? Excellent Photo!
David_Blakley_Photography PRO+
David_Blakley_Photography January 04, 2017
Thank you for the comment. Description tells how I did it. :)
mahmoudghebllawi
 
mahmoudghebllawi December 01, 2016
Excellent
David_Blakley_Photography PRO+
David_Blakley_Photography January 04, 2017
Thank you, sir!
catherinethompson PRO
 
catherinethompson December 01, 2016
Fabulous, macro. Well done
David_Blakley_Photography PRO+
David_Blakley_Photography January 04, 2017
Catherine, thank you for the nice comment.
kathyk_abq
 
kathyk_abq December 11, 2016
This is amazing, David - wow! I'll have to learn more about that kit! :)
David_Blakley_Photography PRO+
David_Blakley_Photography January 04, 2017
Kathy, your words inspire my art. Thank you.
Rui_Santos
 
Rui_Santos January 03, 2017
Great !!!
David_Blakley_Photography PRO+
David_Blakley_Photography January 04, 2017
Thank you Rui!
rosaposa PRO+
 
rosaposa January 10, 2017
The detail is unbelievable. A wonderful shot!
David_Blakley_Photography PRO+
David_Blakley_Photography February 14, 2017
Thank you Rosa. Vivatar still makes great macro kits.
joybello PRO+
 
joybello February 13, 2017
Wow!! How cool!
David_Blakley_Photography PRO+
David_Blakley_Photography February 14, 2017
Joy, thank you for the inspiring comment - I think I need to post another insect photo soon. :)
joybello PRO+
 
joybello February 14, 2017
Your photo inspired me so much I bought a Vivitar Macro kit for my Canon lens from B&H photo. I can't wait to try it out!!
David_Blakley_Photography PRO+
David_Blakley_Photography February 15, 2017
Great to hear. My camera store of choice is Cameta Camera. I purchase all my gear from them and so far they've not let me down. :)
ameliaelizabethmabeldove
 
ameliaelizabethmabeldove March 16, 2017
Brilliant
Mary18 PRO
 
Mary18 May 05, 2017
Congratulations on winning people's choice in my insect challenge! There were almost 4,000 entries, so that's no small feat ;)
Zilyram
 
Zilyram May 05, 2017
This is truly awesome and congrats on winning Peoples Choice for the challenge :)
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots May 05, 2017
Amazing capture! Congrats.
podesta
 
podesta May 25, 2017
Perfect macro
leslie57
 
leslie57 August 21, 2017
Wow...would love to have a Macro kit...Excellent shot...have a great day and keep posting !!!
JBordons PRO+
 
JBordons October 24, 2017
Excellent macro!
SamuelJBogle
 
SamuelJBogle January 07, 2018
Wow!!! Incredible!
speterson6 PRO+
 
speterson6 April 19, 2018
Fantastic macro shot, The color and detail is amazing. Great work Falcon.
ChrisHPhotos
 
ChrisHPhotos April 21, 2018
Excellent colour and details.
Artmann PRO+
 
Artmann October 17, 2018
Awesome!
Free-Spirit PRO
 
Free-Spirit Jan 22
Congratulations for your award!!
mcampi PRO+
 
mcampi Jan 22
Awesome catch, congrats on a well deserved challenge win...
Hood PRO+
 
Hood Jan 22
Fantastic macro!
SmallTownKatt PRO+
 
SmallTownKatt Mar 01
Virtuoso X Infinity.