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Insects in Flight

Photographing insects in flight is a challenge with any camera, and especially so with a compact digital camera. A lot of work and patience has resulted in my getting these few photos. Hopefully this gallery will expand in time.
 Epistrophe grossulariae - Hover Fly - In flight
Epistrophe grossulariae - Hover Fly - In flight
 Epistrophe grossulariae - Hover Fly - The approach
Epistrophe grossulariae - Hover Fly - The approach
Epistrophe grossulariae - Flower Fly - Almost there
Epistrophe grossulariae - Flower Fly - Almost there
Epistrophe grossulariae - Flower Fly - Touchdown
Epistrophe grossulariae - Flower Fly - Touchdown
Hybomitra lasiophthalma - Horse Fly in flight 1a
Hybomitra lasiophthalma - Horse Fly in flight 1a
Anthrax georgicus - Bee Fly in flight over wild rose 1.jpg
Anthrax georgicus - Bee Fly in flight over wild rose 1.jpg
Platycheirus sp. probably obscurus - Flower Fly in flight 7a.jpg
Platycheirus sp. probably obscurus - Flower Fly in flight 7a.jpg
Stingless bee in flight A1a - SV.jpg
Stingless bee in flight A1a - SV.jpg
Stingless bee in flight B2a - RN.jpg
Stingless bee in flight B2a - RN.jpg
Stingless bee in flight B1a - RN.jpg
Stingless bee in flight B1a - RN.jpg
Papilio thoas in flight 1a - SV.jpg
Papilio thoas in flight 1a - SV.jpg
Papilio thoas in flight 3a - SV.jpg
Papilio thoas in flight 3a - SV.jpg
Firefly in flight A1a - Sav.jpg
Firefly in flight A1a - Sav.jpg
Carpenter bee in flight A2b - RN.jpg
Carpenter bee in flight A2b - RN.jpg
Apis melifera - Honey Bee in flight 1c.jpg
Apis melifera - Honey Bee in flight 1c.jpg
Poecilanthrax sp. - Bee fly in flight B3a.jpg
Poecilanthrax sp. - Bee fly in flight B3a.jpg
Eristalis tenax - Drone Fly male in flight 1a.jpg
Eristalis tenax - Drone Fly male in flight 1a.jpg
Colias alexandra - Alexandra Sulphur white female in flight 1a.jpg
Colias alexandra - Alexandra Sulphur white female in flight 1a.jpg
Bombus moderatus, bumblebee in flight 1a.jpg
Bombus moderatus, bumblebee in flight 1a.jpg
Hemaris thysbe - Hummingbird Clearwing 3a.jpg
Hemaris thysbe - Hummingbird Clearwing 3a.jpg
Hemaris thysbe - Hummingbird Clearwing 4a.jpg
Hemaris thysbe - Hummingbird Clearwing 4a.jpg
Hemaris thysbe - Hummingbird Clearwing 7a.jpg
Hemaris thysbe - Hummingbird Clearwing 7a.jpg
Bombus sp. - Bumblebee and Crabapple Blossoms 1a.jpg
Bombus sp. - Bumblebee and Crabapple Blossoms 1a.jpg
Bombus ternarius - Tricoloured Bumblebee in flight at leafy spurge 1a.jpg
Bombus ternarius - Tricoloured Bumblebee in flight at leafy spurge 1a.jpg
Bembix americana - Sand Wasp female in flight at burrow A1a.jpg
Bembix americana - Sand Wasp female in flight at burrow A1a.jpg
Epistrophe grossulariae - Flower Fly 9a.JPG
Epistrophe grossulariae - Flower Fly 9a.JPG
Eupeodes sp. - Flower Fly in flight B1b.jpg
Eupeodes sp. - Flower Fly in flight B1b.jpg
Eupeodes sp. - Flower Fly in flight 1a.jpg
Eupeodes sp. - Flower Fly in flight 1a.jpg