Saturday, August 6, 2016

Close-up in Gamlingay Woods

This HorseFly landed on Sue's arm so too good an opportunity to snap it - before the circular saw on its mouthparts got to work! Amazing multicoloured compound eyes and what I think are cone-shaped single eyes. I was using the 50mm Touit Zeiss lens at very close range so depth of field a problem - of course fine if the head is sharp and the rest OOF but in many cases missed critical sharpness on the eyes. Here are the more successful ones

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