More Marmalade

Marmalade Hoverfly (Episyrphus balteatus)

Marmalade Hoverfly (Episyrphus balteatus)

Marmalade Hoverfly (Episyrphus balteatus)

Photographs of Marmalade Hoverfly (Episyrphus balteatus), taken July 2015, rear garden , Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2015. Camera used Nikon D3200, with Sigma 105mm macro lens.

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8 thoughts on “More Marmalade

  1. Hoverflies are really special to me, because when I was just starting out using a macro lens they helped to introduce me to the complexity of identification. As far as I was concerned, if it looked like a bee it had to be a bee. Now that my eyes are better trained and I am much better informed, a hoverfly looks nothing like a bee. Beautiful shots, Pete–I know how hard it is to get sharp images when shooting a small moving subject at such close range.

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