Also known as the Boatman Fly, due to how they look as through they’re “rowing with their wings” when resting on leaves and the like. Found in Brisbane, Australia.

Shot with a Canon 7D, 100mm f/2.8 L lens, mt-24ex and kenko extension tubes.

Shutter: 1/160th
Aperture: f/11
ISO: 100

Featured in Accentuate The Eyes – August 2010
Featured in Exclusively Extension Tubes – August 2010
Featured in Green! – August 2010
Featured in All About Your Best Work – August 2010

My Images Do NOT Belong To The Public Domain. All images are copyright © Jason Asher. All Rights Reserved. Copying, saving, downloading, altering, displaying or redistribution of any of these images without written permission from the artist is strictly prohibited. Non-compliance with these term(s) WILL result in legal action.


100mm, 7d, australia, boatman fly, brisbane, bug, canon, close up, creepy crawly, flies, flies eyes, fly, insect, jason asher, ma01, macro, photomacography, pogonortalis doclea, qld, queensland, rowing

Jason Asher is an landscape photographer based in Brisbane, Australia. Jason specialises in producing high-quality images of our natural world, with a strong focus on capturing the beauty and mystery of where Land meets Sea. Jason’s love of nature does not end with the ocean as he aspires to photograph all things natural in his own unique way.

View Full Profile


  • Jadon
    Jadonalmost 4 years ago

    Excellent close up mate..

  • Thanks Jase :)

    – Jason Asher

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Not a problem Ray.

    – Jason Asher

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Moorealmost 4 years ago

  • My pleasure Karen :)

    – Jason Asher

  • TEEJAY1309
    TEEJAY1309almost 4 years ago

    Congratulations on being a featured artist!

  • Awesome, thank you :)

    – Jason Asher

  • JHRphotoART
    JHRphotoARTalmost 4 years ago

    Fantastic capture Jason…congratulations !

  • Thanks mate :)

    – Jason Asher

  • Shara
    Sharaalmost 4 years ago

    Your beautiful image has been featured in the GREEN group!

  • Thank you Shara :)

    – Jason Asher

  • davvi
    davvialmost 4 years ago

    beautiful and well done.

  • Thanks :)

    – Jason Asher

  • Nel73
    Nel73almost 4 years ago

    Cool photo;-)

  • Thanks Nel :)

    – Jason Asher

  • spiritgurl
    spiritgurlalmost 4 years ago

  • Many thanks for the feature :)

    – Jason Asher

desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait