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Living on the Edge 20060730

A tiny beelike fly

Flower Fly (Toxomerus marginatus)
aka Hover Fly

Photographed near Carleton Place, Ontario Canada.

Canon EOS 20D ,Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
with Canon 500D Closeup Lens

1/320s f/9.0 at 300.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
nomada22-Oct-2006 22:12
Bill Warren19-Sep-2006 22:20
Oh what a lovely composition. It is some type of cross between Scientific America realism and asian artistry. Voted
Marcia Colelli06-Aug-2006 13:27
nice shot, this is a syrphid fly.
Guest 31-Jul-2006 21:26
Nice image :O)
Rich Westfall31-Jul-2006 19:52
Nice macro.
QUERIDO31-Jul-2006 18:23
nice shot!
Gordon W31-Jul-2006 18:22
Thanks for the info, Bob. Very interesting.
Gayle P. Clement31-Jul-2006 18:18
Wonderful colors.
Bob B.31-Jul-2006 17:51
Actually, this is a fly, a bee mimic. Great color on the wings!
Greg Harp31-Jul-2006 17:44
WOW--Wonderful work. GMV
nordic31-Jul-2006 17:29
Nice capture!
Beverly Wickersham31-Jul-2006 17:24
Very nice shot. Excellent detail and a nice background. Vote.