Large Fly

in #photography2 years ago


This fly is huge compared to others that I have shot.

I was walking outside the house looking for a good subject matter to shoot when I came across this large silver fly resting on a branch.

Took a few shots, didn't like the angle of this shot but still it seems to be one of my favorite. I just fancy the detail and the sheer size of the fly.

The eyes were bright orange, it looks fat and it is silver in colour. It stood for quiet awhile at the branch but the slight breeze was making the shot a challenge.

Camera, lens and flash data listed below for those who are interested.

Camera Maker : Canon
Camera Range : EOS
Camera Model : 7 D
Lens Maker : Canon
Lens Model : EOS EF-S 60 mm f2.8
Aperture Used : F 10
Shutter Speed : 1/50 seconds
ISO Speed Used : ISO 100
Exposure Compensation : 0 Step
Focal Length Used : 100 mm
Metering Mode Used : Pattern
Subject Distance : Can't Recall
Flash Used : Yes
Flash Mode : Compulsory
Flash Maker : Canon
Flash Model : Speedlite 430EX
Flash Position : Off Camera, E-TTL
Flash Trigger : ST-E2 IR Speedlite Transmitter
Exposure Program : Manual
White Balance : Auto

Camera mounted on a home made bracket. Flash mounted on bracket handle attached to a flash ballhead. Homemade diffuser was used.

Who am I? Call me a photo enthusiast. A lover of good photography, a lover of macro and close ups and even a black and white fan. Let's all just snap away and enjoy nature as it is.

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