Mr Fly

I was taking a photo of some flowers and turned around and seen this awesome fly.I thought it was so pretty.
Tammy, are you kidding! This is an instant FAV. What a unique shot.
posted January 21st, 2013  
Ooh fav for me too
posted January 21st, 2013  
Wow. Amazing capture!
posted January 21st, 2013  
I have never seen anything like it! Awesome shot!
posted January 21st, 2013  
Great pic!
posted January 21st, 2013  
Oh my! What a beautiful capture. I have never seen anything like it either!
posted January 21st, 2013  
WOW! This really hit me in the face! That's fantastic! Fav
posted January 21st, 2013  
Brilliant capture, I would photograph flies if they looked like that too!
posted January 21st, 2013  
Loved looking through your album!
posted January 21st, 2013  
FAV! What a photograph!
posted January 21st, 2013  
oh my. Amazing. Need to get my macro lens soon.
posted January 21st, 2013  
Lovely! I have the 100mm macro too but never seem to get results like this!
posted January 21st, 2013  
Incredible shot! And the colours are fabulous.
posted January 21st, 2013  
Amazingly colorful fly. Fantastic detail.
posted January 21st, 2013  
cool... love the detail
posted January 21st, 2013  
A fly with a yellow head... now that's cool.
posted January 21st, 2013  
Great close-up with wonderful detail!
posted January 21st, 2013  
What an extraordinary fly - looks as if it has a chocolate drop on its face. The detail in the photo is amazing.
posted January 21st, 2013  
Good grief - This is fantastic! and Large is amazing: http://static.365project.org/1/3734874_achklouvz6_l.jpg

INSTANT +FAV!
posted January 21st, 2013  
Detail is amazing! Great capture!
posted January 21st, 2013  
Just wow - what a remarkable shot, viewed large the detail is unbelievable - never thought a fly would be a fav photo of mine but you've managed it!
posted January 21st, 2013  
The contrast of the colors is amazing. Excellent capture.
posted January 22nd, 2013  
Wow you nailed this shot. Great focus and colors.
posted January 22nd, 2013  
beautiful!
posted January 22nd, 2013  
Please give us the lowdown on the setup for this; my dead fly shot last night was the worst photo I actually worked for in years.
posted January 22nd, 2013  
Wow, stunning macro Tammy, fave!
posted January 22nd, 2013  
Wow this is amazing! I think you should enter it in the new - Eye of the beholder challenge. Personally I always thought flies were very ugly - but I can't believe how good this one looks!!
http://365project.org/discuss/themes-competitions/16076/eye-of-the-beholder-challenge
posted January 22nd, 2013  
@cameronknowlton Hi Cameron, I was taking photos of flowers at the time.Happened to have my macro on and turned around and seen the fly.No special set up just right place at the right time.Glad you like it.
posted January 22nd, 2013  
great shot and a fav.
posted January 22nd, 2013  
WOW, very nice!!
posted January 22nd, 2013  
Excellent Macro!
posted January 22nd, 2013  
Fabulous macro. Fav. for me, too. So where did you find this? I live on the mid-north coast of NSW and have never seen a fly like this.
posted January 22nd, 2013  
Wow - amazing!
posted January 22nd, 2013  
@girlie Hi either had I. It was in my back yard.We are trying to find out what sort of fly it is.
posted January 22nd, 2013  
Fantastic detail and amazing colours.
posted January 22nd, 2013  
I know what sort of fly it is; it's a Golden Head Rutilia Fly. Just wondering whereabouts you live in relation to where I am (on mid-north coast of NSW, near SW Rocks).
posted January 22nd, 2013  
@girlie Port Macquarie. Thank you Robin.
posted January 22nd, 2013  
@tammywammy Oh, right. These flies are fairly common around Brisbane and we get lots of Brisbane stuff down our way, so that explains it.
posted January 22nd, 2013  
That is just awesome!! Wonderful clarity too.
posted January 22nd, 2013  
This is amazing! Great job!!
posted January 22nd, 2013  
Amazing image and a fav well done the fly does have a beauty
posted January 22nd, 2013  
nice helmet :)
posted January 22nd, 2013  
Fabulous macro!
posted January 22nd, 2013  
Come on,is that real?
posted January 22nd, 2013  
What an interesting fly. While I am not a big fan of flies, this one looks like he is wearing a hooded mask!
posted January 22nd, 2013  
@larryb Hello Larry it certainly is real. Pretty awesome fly it's called a Golden head Rutilia Fly check it out.
Hope your having a wonderful day and taking some great photos.
Thanks for your comment.
posted January 22nd, 2013  
Congrats on the PP - very well deserved.
posted January 22nd, 2013  
Amazing!
posted January 22nd, 2013  
Amazing colors!
posted January 22nd, 2013  
amazing capture. Love it. Fav!
posted January 23rd, 2013  
@gphelps5 Thank you Bulldog.
posted January 23rd, 2013  
Great pic!
posted January 23rd, 2013  
Awesome the colours really stand out on the dark background and the detail in brilliant
posted January 23rd, 2013  
FAV and follow
posted January 23rd, 2013  
Awesome details....
posted January 23rd, 2013  
Excellent close up and FAV
posted January 23rd, 2013  
what a work of art!
posted January 23rd, 2013  
Awesome shot...I agree that flies are pretty amazing when taken up close...instant fav
posted January 23rd, 2013  
Oh my god, the detail is amazing!! Fantastic!!
posted January 23rd, 2013  
Speechless, this is beyond amazing!!
posted January 23rd, 2013  
Good god, I don't generally like flies but you have made it a thing of beauty, a truly fabulous shot.
posted January 23rd, 2013  
Fantastic shot! FAV
posted January 23rd, 2013  
Excellent shot, love the colours.
posted January 23rd, 2013  
Fantastic shot, I never realised flies were so colourful. You obviously amazing photographic instincts, I probably would have squashed it. Fav for me too.
posted January 24th, 2013  
Amazing! Looks like something out of someone's imagination.
posted January 24th, 2013  
It's kinda creepy, but it's really cool. It might be really creepy and kinda cool. But I can't stop looking either way!
posted January 24th, 2013  
Great photo.
posted January 25th, 2013  
What an amazing shot!
posted January 25th, 2013  
just plain impressed!
posted January 26th, 2013  
WOW! amazing...
posted January 27th, 2013  
Wow, I love you macro shots! What lens did you use here?
posted January 30th, 2013  
That's crazy!
Beautiful fly, beautiful shot +FAV
posted February 16th, 2013  
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