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Posted by Craig Lipski on Tue Aug 09, 2022 6:20 pm

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You put your left leg in. . . .
Walking the yard today, shooting lots of (what else?) planthoppers and ambush bugs, I came across what I'm thinking is a new-to-me fly - I believe it's one of the "Feather-legged Flies".  I was so intent on the fly that I didn't even notice the ant until post - and there was another, oof, who didn't get the memo and wasn't with the program, so I nuked it.  (It's still pretty good with the ant, but I like it better this way and wanted full disclosure.)

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Evaluative -1
Hand held, natural light

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Good light,
Craig


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by Cynthia Crawford on Tue Aug 09, 2022 6:44 pm
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Love your title- having a lovely dance with one foot up, accompanied by an imitating ant. Well set up on the Queen Anne's Lace (I think). Fun shot-well done!
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by Tom Whelan on Tue Aug 09, 2022 8:17 pm
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Amusing pose, nice details and floral scene. I like the ant!
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by david fletcher on Wed Aug 10, 2022 1:43 am
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Love it! What a great title and capture Craig!
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by Carol Clarke on Wed Aug 10, 2022 5:25 am
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Bug Line Dancing!  I love it that the ant is doing the same movement - who knew that bugs were so talented.  :D   Amazing what a wander around your yard produces, Craig! 

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