Back-swimmers by jimmy hoffman

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A couple of back-swimmers,photographed in a small pond.N-Spain.


Thanks for viewing my pictures and taking the time to comment.Much appreciated!

I’m a dutch artist and nature-photographer(especially macro)currently based in N-Spain.

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  • J.K. York
    J.K. Yorkabout 5 years ago

    superb macro. two for the price of one! i love the translucent quality of these water bugs. fantastic separation of subjects from BG. perfect symmetry. bravo.

  • Thanks a lot!Much appreciated.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Dennis Stewart
    Dennis Stewartabout 5 years ago

    very interesting shot…well done. – Dennis

  • Thanks for your kind comments,Dennis!I appreciate it.
    I´ve spent some time viewing your pictures.My compliments!Wonderful nature-photography with many,many interesting creatures.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Chamika Amarasiri
    Chamika Amarasiriabout 5 years ago

    Wow, brilliant macro shot! Well captured.

  • Thanks a lot for your nice comments,dear Chamika!Much appreciated.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • polly470
    polly470over 2 years ago


  • Thanks.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Carmen Holly
    Carmen Hollyover 2 years ago

    Wow..wonderful capture… were you under the water to shoot? I just keep looking..every little detail so vivid.

  • Thanks Carmen.:)
    No,I wasn’t underwater.These insects swim just below the surface of the water,with their belly upwards.That’s why they’re called backswimmers.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Lynn Starner
    Lynn Starnerover 2 years ago

    great shot!

  • Thanks Lynn.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

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