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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Long-legged fly
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The diffraction on the wings make this iridescent little fly even more colorful.
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Submitted: Saturday, 10th August, 2013 01:43 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 24th May, 2013
Focal length: 110 mm
Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
Aperture: F16
ISO: 200
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