Ladybird (bug) eating and Hoverfly hovering

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by jomike, Aug 8, 2008.

  1. jomike

    jomike

    781
    Jun 7, 2008
    Surrey. England
    I took these some weeks ago but only got around to posting them now.


    A Ladybird doing what ladybirds do - eat aphids.

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    I was lucky to get this Hoverfly hovering. I had the lens on AF, saw the fly and just shot the one frame before it zoomed off.

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  2. tojor

    tojor

    Jul 27, 2005
    Denmark
    Wow. Stunning shots. Did you shoot them with the Tamron?
     
  3. jomike

    jomike

    781
    Jun 7, 2008
    Surrey. England
    Thanks Torben, yes, both were with the Tamron 90mm macro.
     
  4. mrtac2man

    mrtac2man

    Jun 3, 2005
    CT
    great job on both of them..