Insects in Flight

Challenge #59 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Here's your chance to show us these amazing insects with their wings in action. showing off their beauty, colours, and speed. The insects should be flying around in their natural environment. Macro and close-up shots welcome. Size: MAXIMUM 1,600px on LONGER SIDE.
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Hover Fly
by RuthC
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A hover fly approaches parsley flowers.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 2nd July, 2013 11:56 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 1st January, 2013
Focal length: 6.27 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1600 sec
Aperture: F3.2
ISO: 100
Notes: Hand-held, morning sunlight.
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