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Honey bee and Hover fly

Here are some shot from yesterday morning that I grabbed before going to work.


A honey bee on Sedum


Honey-bee-on-sedum by alf.branch, on Flickr


Honey-bee-on-sedum-2 by alf.branch, on Flickr


Here is a hover fly and as far as I can tell it is Eupeodes corollae but I am happy to be corrected



Eupeodes-corollae-2 by alf.branch, on Flickr


Eupeodes-corollae by alf.branch, on Flickr


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Re: Honey bee and Hover fly

Another stunning set, Alf, they just get better!
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Re: Honey bee and Hover fly

Amazing detail Alf
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Re: Honey bee and Hover fly

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Another stunning set, Alf, they just get better!
Thanks John I am steadily improving IMO.

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Amazing detail Alf
Thanks Iain good lighting is the key IMO to good detail with macro.
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Re: Honey bee and Hover fly

Alf, you need to stop with shots like these, they're just making me depressed... I can't get anything like it!
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Alf, you need to stop with shots like these, they're just making me depressed... I can't get anything like it!
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Is tomorrow soon enough for the next ones
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Re: Honey bee and Hover fly

Saw these on your flickr Alf and I was impressed by the detail then as now.
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Re: Honey bee and Hover fly

Very impressive set Alf I admire your technique and results obtained. Great stuff.

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Re: Honey bee and Hover fly

That first hover fly shot is amazing Alf. Truly beautiful. You're an inspiration for this sort of work!
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Re: Honey bee and Hover fly

Thanks Paul Tom and Paul.
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Re: Honey bee and Hover fly

How did I miss these. That last one is my favourite.
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