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Macro of Scorpion fly by Aussieroo57

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Well not a lot happening Macro wise so far this year. Is a lot different to last year. Council has been and mowed all the weeds down and there for the habitat of a lot of the insects we shot last year. But here is an old friend from last year that has made a return. I like this shot because the background has what looks like a spot light surrounding his head.

A scorpion fly, just hangs around looking dead till something gets to close and then you want to see how fast they move.

Tags

fly, macro, scorpion

Comments

  • Gethin
    Gethinover 5 years ago

    awesome macro shot!! not sure i’ve seen one of these before, and if i have, certainly not like this.. great work

  • Aussieroo57
    Aussieroo57over 5 years ago

    Thank you Gethin, always rewarding to have someone appreciate the macro world. It certainly gets you in and you learn a lot about their habbits of where they are, when they appear, how long they are around for etc. And it is just great when you find something totally new. I have a lot more in my macro album on my other site if you are interested here:
    http://ozphotos.smugmug.com/gallery/3324019_RfX...
    Not sure they are worth sharing here yet.

  • Ken Boxsell
    Ken Boxsellover 5 years ago

    Magnificent macro Aussie

  • Aussieroo57
    Aussieroo57over 5 years ago

    Thank you Ken

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