(1) Flesh Fly (Sarcophaga)
(2) Red Admiral butterfly (Vanessa atalanta)
This entry was posted on October 11, 2015 by caleephotography. It was filed under Canon PowerShot SX60 HS, nature, Raynox DCR-150 and was tagged with bugs, butterflies, closeup, flies, insects, photography, red admiral.
Sie hat Tomaten auf den Augen. 😉
October 11, 2015 at 8:42 AM
October 18, 2015 at 5:20 PM
Beautiful shot of one of my favorite butterflies. Can’t say that the fly is a favorite, but nice shot too. 🙂
October 11, 2015 at 9:53 AM
Thanks Mike! It’s getting increasingly difficult to find bugs to photograph here so I have to settle with what I find. 😉
October 18, 2015 at 5:21 PM
Beautiful shots, love the flies orange eyes.
October 11, 2015 at 10:52 AM
Very nice shots of winged fliers! 🙂
October 11, 2015 at 5:08 PM
I love those red eyes in the first image!
And ‘snap’ with the Red Admiral! 🙂 🙂
October 11, 2015 at 5:26 PM
Thanks John! I’ve never been a fan of flies but I have to admit they become more interesting when looking through a macro lens.
October 18, 2015 at 5:22 PM
Every time I open yr page, I see yr tagline and I smile.. Thanks 😊
October 11, 2015 at 6:46 PM
Thank you! Mission accomplished then 😉
October 18, 2015 at 5:24 PM
Great shots – yikes, what (who) does a “flesh fly” eat??? I agree entirely with thegreyeye – your tagline is a joy!
October 11, 2015 at 8:15 PM
Thanks BJ! I agree the word “Flesh” sounds a bit unnerving. They are named so because they hatch maggots (instead of eggs, like other flies) on dead animals, dung, decaying material, or open wounds of mammals. (yikes)
October 18, 2015 at 5:30 PM
whoa….fascinating to learn!
October 18, 2015 at 5:35 PM
The detail on the flesh fly is truly amazing, both shots are really superb.
October 12, 2015 at 6:48 AM
Thanks Charlie! I appreciate your kind comments.
Amazing detail Camilla! Fabulous!
October 13, 2015 at 6:59 AM
Thanks Adrian! 🙂
October 18, 2015 at 5:31 PM
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