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Fly/Insect ?

Fly/Insect ?
Copyright ©2007, Peter French
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An unknown species.

Photographer: Peter French
Folder: RAW 2007
Uploaded: 27-May-2007 20:46 CEST
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Camera: Olympus E1
Exposure time: 400
Aperture: 6.3
Focal length: 50mm
Lens: Zuiko Macro 50mm ED
Focusing method: Manual
ISO: 100
White balance: Auto
Flash: no
Image format: RAW
Processing applied: Crop and sharpen
Image resized to: 450x600

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Very good capture of this black fly ...;-)
Have not seen it before specie ???
Best regards.............Fons

Fonzy - at 09:02 CEST on 28-May-2007 [Reply]


Nigel Armes wrote:
> This is a one of many species of what are called March Flies (Bibio sp.). They are given this
> name because they swarm in mating dances in early spring. Nice shot.
Thanks for the comments and the identification.

Kindest Regards: Peter

Peter French at 20:18 CEST on 28-May-2007 [Reply]


Nice macro shot, good job with the 50 mm macro. Best regards,

Ricardo Rico at 23:12 CEST on 30-May-2007 [Reply]