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11-Apr-2014 Roy Berger


The white bits are grains of sugar used to attract the fly and keep it busy while I gat a few shots.
This fly has a mouth / tongue full of sugar crystals

Nikon D800, AF-S Nikkor 105mm F/2.8 micro VR, Kenko 12mm extension tube, R1C1 flash kit, tripod
Exposure = 1/200 sec; f/20; ISO 100@105mm with flash, manual spot metering, manual focus
Flash info = two R200 flash units on lens ring, iTTL 0EV, distance to subject 33cm
White balance preset via white reference card.

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John S 24-Oct-2014 18:34
Ahh, great catch!
William Empey13-Apr-2014 22:21
Super job on this one.
juliette13-Apr-2014 18:43
yes; sure aff this to your gallery; one can even see the sugar crystals without wondering what they are... good idea b.t.w... next time I go for insects, I will take some suger with me !
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