nigelclack

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photoblog image In flight in focus

In flight in focus

This is the first time I have managed to get a flying thing flying and in focus!

In flight in focus

This is the first time I have managed to get a flying thing flying and in focus!

comments (21)

  • Chris
  • England
  • 28 May 2009, 01:12
It's a hoverfly - well at least these things do hover briefly from time to time. An impressive shot sir!
  • graham pickett
  • United States
  • 28 May 2009, 07:02
Chocks away! - take more water with it when visitng Heathrow or Gatwick, see you soon Nig.
  • graham pickett
  • United States
  • 28 May 2009, 07:29
Thanks Nig,enjoyed your taster of Hever and will be visiting same soon.Have you taken any shots of your new fern yet?.Will be collecting those super enlargements of your work from the framers on Friday and i am sure that M will be delighted with her present. P.S congrats on your posting today,best wishes G.
Cracking shot Nig!
  • zed
  • Australia
  • 28 May 2009, 08:34
Well done Sir
It must have liked the attractive background Nigel. very good indeed.
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 28 May 2009, 10:00
A hoverflying...nice one, Nigel.
Congratulations for the capture! I like that her back is shinning just like a motor bike... with wings grin
Great stuff Nigel...I have my first one in flight tomorrow. I was just lucky..Well caught Nig'....smile
  • Ginnie
  • Atlanta, GA, United States
  • 28 May 2009, 11:23
You can be darn-tootin' proud of yourself, Nigel!
Very impressive! What is the background?
Nigel Clack: A garden fencewink Cheers Mary.
Wow... nice capture.
Wow, this is excellent Nig!
stunning capture Nigel.
Amazing reflex on it.
  • Padraig
  • United Kingdom
  • 28 May 2009, 20:45
I'm pretty convinced that I never will.
well done ....amazing.
Love the gold and the body of the insect looks like metal! Great shot!
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 28 May 2009, 22:46
You pinned it to a board (although I can't detect the pin)
Do you realy think it is in focus?
OK, OK I know I am just jealous of this great image smile
Nigel Clack: OK, OK its the most in focus in flight fly I have got to offersmile
  • Aussie
  • Australia
  • 29 May 2009, 02:43
Great shot nigel
  • DrAW!
  • United States
  • 29 May 2009, 07:02
you sure gottim Nig
never was able to get one in freeflight... but obviously it IS possible... congrats
Nigel Clack: Only justsmile

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shutterspeed 1/350s
aperture f/4.5
sensitivity ISO100
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