Posted by Craig Lipski on Sat Mar 30, 2024 10:24 pm

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Bomber Fly
Heterostylum robustum

Really interesting flies with a fascinating life cycle, but more importantly, great fun to watch their antics as they feed.

100-400 4.5-5.6 II
f/14, 1/800, ISO 800
Evaluative -1
Natural light, hand held

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by david fletcher on Sun Mar 31, 2024 2:44 am
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Terrific capture Craig. The large view is superb!
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by Darren5907 on Sun Mar 31, 2024 4:46 am
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Awesome frozen action using available light.

by Cynthia Crawford on Sun Mar 31, 2024 10:20 am
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Love your title! Great shot- love the beautiful flowers and the clever fly!
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by Carol Clarke on Sun Mar 31, 2024 10:53 am
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Superb action capture Craig!

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by Tom Whelan on Mon Apr 01, 2024 8:50 pm
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Excellent in-flight capture - both the fly and the flowers look great.

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by John Labrenz on Mon Apr 01, 2024 11:27 pm
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wild looking critter!
Nice in flight image

by Yun Gao on Thu Apr 11, 2024 10:15 pm
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They are fun to watch and hard to photograph. Wonderful action shot. Nice composition and lovely flowers. Love it!

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