"FLY AWAY!"

by Brenda Nelson May. 09, 2012 5543 views

Today, this little fly landed on my leg when we stopped to check into a hotel, then he rode on my finger when we took the motorcycle to our room! Since he was on my right-hand pinkie finger, I had to get him in focus THEN snap the shutter with my same-hand pointer finger! Considering the contortions I went through to get the shot, I loved the way it turned out!

(I wanted to keep him, but Larry wouldn't let him in the room!)

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Ray 5 years ago

Great job. Especially considerating the circumstances!!
You must have had something really yummy on your finger!

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Moira 5 years ago

Wow that was lucky and you must have been very quick to catch him before he did fly away OR Larry swatted him???? ;)

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Rachel Mvm 5 years ago

LOL! the contortions are worth it! great details you've got of this buster! :D

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Dorothe 5 years ago

LOL, the first is great!

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Mike Meliska 5 years ago

These are amazing shots....Amazing how he sat there long enough for you the get these fantastic shots.

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Helen Hooker 5 years ago

No.1 is amazing, especially considering what you had to do to catch him!

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Dunja 5 years ago

Awesome shots Brenda!!!:-)))

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Gillian Parsons 5 years ago

Great first shot but I agree with Larry can't stand fly's when they buzz around.....

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Pandka 5 years ago

Great quality!

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Josy 5 years ago

Absolutely fantastic... And I make this small fly fly up to my favorites ! :)

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Eric J H Joyce 5 years ago

You had a friend, did the motorcycle fit in your room :)

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Sara G 5 years ago

:-) Attached itself to you real quickly..nice shot of your finger print..and of the fly :-)

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Jacki 5 years ago

Great macros but I'm with Larry on this one!

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Darlene Foster 5 years ago

Great captures of an annoying little beast! I wouldn't let him in the room either! LOL!

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Larry Nelson 5 years ago

Great shot - do you need to use a mini flyswatter for one of these?

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Chossid 5 years ago

Good macros! Don't blame your hubby for not letting her in!

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Teramoon 5 years ago

Hahaha! That good, Brenda! The 2 # is spectacular, the details of the wings ... Most would say it does not seem so desagrable ... Hahaha! Congratulations for this capture, this fly is a great model :))

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Yves Monast 5 years ago

wow awesome macro love it...

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Marsha 5 years ago

I don't remember you shooting very many macros, Brenda....these are fantastic, girl!!! Do more, do more :)))

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Felecia 5 years ago

Lol! "Fly Away" I posted that as my song today. I am very amazed and impressed by your photo-taking ability. I have had occasion to do the one hand shot and let me tell ya, the results ... .well, they sucked.
These are great Brenda!!!

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