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3mm Fruit Fly by Macky

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PLEASE VIEW LARGE – Family Tephritidae – The larvae of this minute (3mm – 1/8") fly feed on daisies (Asteraceae) This particular fly is a female, as it has a long egg-laying tube to pierce the ovules of the daisy, ID courtesy of Prof. Mike Picker, University of Cape Town

DSLR with 105mm f2.8 s macro lens

I photographed this wonder of nature in my garden, Cape Town, South Africa

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My interest in the field of photography began in childhood, starting with film, then a ‘splatter’ of videography and finally the migration to DSLR photography.

I hope you enjoy viewing my interpretation of the Natural World through my lens.

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