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Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder by Ginny York
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This is a horsefly that was cleaning himself on the deck in my yard today (6-22-09) in Amherst, Virginia. He only flew to a new spot once and tried to hide going around one of the posts once. A pretty good little model. lol
Taken with my Canon Powershot SX110 IS

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Comments

  • Dennis Stewart
    Dennis Stewartabout 5 years ago

    awesome shot……looks like something out of this world:) – Dennis

  • Thanks Dennis! He was quite alien looking!

    – Ginny York

  • Nori Bucci
    Nori Bucciabout 5 years ago

    Awesome shot Ginny!!! Really an amazing close-up…

  • Hi Nori! I was a little worried about getting so close to it, because they can bit…yow…but it was just sitting there cleaning itself and I couldn’t help myself. LOL Glad you like it. They are so wild looking. Thanks!!

    – Ginny York

  • kevinmawson
    kevinmawsonabout 5 years ago

    Excellent macro Ginny!

    km.

  • Thanks Kev!!!

    – Ginny York

  • emmy2
    emmy2about 5 years ago

    Awesome macro here Ginny!!! instant favorite!!!!

  • Thanks Victoria! Isn’t this guy wild looking? Thanks for the fav!!

    – Ginny York

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersabout 5 years ago

    This is sooooooooooooooo amazing!!!! xo

  • Thanks so much Lori!!! When I saw it out there and it was just staying and cleaning itself, I had to go grab the camera. And it was still there…so click click click!!! LOL
    Thanks for adding it to your favorites!! :))

    – Ginny York

  • Brandie1
    Brandie1about 5 years ago

    Fantastic macro shot,Ginny

  • Thanks so much Brandie!!!

    – Ginny York

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanabout 5 years ago

    Wow Ginny wonderful detail, he looks like he means business!!

  • I was a little worried that he would bite me if I got too close. They are known to bite. But this guy was really busy getting cleaned up. Must have had a date. :)) Thanks Shaun!

    – Ginny York

  • Jon Staniland
    Jon Stanilandabout 5 years ago

    Wow he is a beauty! great work!

  • Thanks Jon! He is quite beautiful for a Horsefly isn’t he? :)) Amazing what you can see in Macros!

    – Ginny York

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1about 5 years ago

    awesome capture!!

  • Thanks Cheryl. I was surprized to see how they look up so close.

    – Ginny York

  • John Vandeven
    John Vandevenabout 5 years ago

    Excellent capture Ginny.

  • Thanks so much John! i’m so glad you like how this guy came out!

    – Ginny York

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