Fly Macro IX - Front View  by kutayk
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Fly Macro IX - Front View by 


Macro shot of a snail parasitic blowfly

Order Diptera
Family Calliphoridae
Subfamily Ameniinae

Camera used: Fujifilm Finepix HS10 & Raynox DCR-250 macro lens

Settings: ISO 100, 48 mm, f/5.6, 1/30 sec, flash not fired

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Featured in It’s in the Detail in April 2011
Featured in Closeups in Nature in Feb 2011
Featured in Extra-Ordinary Photography in Jan 2011
Featured in Insects, Bugs and Creepy Crawlies in Jan 2011

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Comments

  • Shienna
    Shiennaabout 4 years ago

    Wow gorgeos capture, impressive macro!!!

  • Thanks Shienna, the rear view is also on the way, if you are interested! :o)

    – kutayk

  • burnettbirder
    burnettbirderabout 4 years ago

    I think this might be Subfamily Ameniinae, the Snail Parasite Blowfly. The intense yellow face and the white markings give it away. Here’s a Nice shots

  • Thanks for the correction Trevor, I will update the description!

    – kutayk

  • burnettbirder
    burnettbirderabout 4 years ago

    Sorry that should have been here’s a link

  • Thanks again!

    – kutayk

  • Paulette1021
    Paulette1021about 4 years ago

    Lovely Shot !@!

  • Thank you Paulette!

    – kutayk

  • Emilie Trammell
    Emilie Trammellabout 4 years ago

    That’s a crazy-cool view of a fly! Awesome work!

  • Many thanks Emilie!

    – kutayk

  • babybird1937
    babybird1937about 4 years ago

    Great shot!

  • Thanks Glenda!

    – kutayk

  • gabbielizzie
    gabbielizzieabout 4 years ago

    I liked this so much… Guess what?

    CONGRATULATIONS

  • Fabulous, thank you so much Gabbie!

    – kutayk

  • TeAnne
    TeAnneabout 4 years ago

    Love those colours.

  • Thank you, glad you liked it!

    – kutayk

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 4 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful feature, STUNNING work and well deserved

  • Many thanks Andrea!

    – kutayk

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignabout 4 years ago


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