"FLY AWAY!"

  • Posted May 9, 2012 by Brenda Nelson Viewed 5433 times
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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
      2012.05.12 Edited

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

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      2012.05.11 Edited

      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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      2012.05.10 Edited

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

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      2012.05.09 Edited

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

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      2012.05.09 Edited

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

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      2012.05.09 Edited

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

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      2012.05.09 Edited

      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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      2012.05.09 Edited

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

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      2012.05.09 Edited

      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!!!