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Scathophaga stercoraria

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 23 November 2015 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Scathophaga stercoraria

NL: Strontvlieg
EN: Yellow dung fly, Golden dung fly
DE: Gelbe Dungfliege, Gemeine Kotfliege
FR: Scatophage du fumier, Mouche à merde

Image: Schilde (BE) - 26/06/2015

Canon EOS 7D 3/10 second F/8.0 ISO 200 150 mm

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Marie-France from Angers, France

splendide !*****

23 Nov 2015 8:31am

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

Fantastic photo!

23 Nov 2015 12:00pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wow! unbelievable shot excellent

23 Nov 2015 4:02pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

Wonderful macro shot!

23 Nov 2015 4:58pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Excellent macro

24 Nov 2015 3:47am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


24 Nov 2015 7:11am

Demo from Villeneuve d, France

Perfect capture!!!!
Can I know what is your tripod setting?

24 Nov 2015 8:27am

@Demo: Currently I'm using the Sirui N-3204X Carbon Fiber Tripod with Sirui K-20X Ballhead. For this image I used natural light - Live View and (of course) remote control. Hope this answers your question ?

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

A masterpiece. 5*****

27 Nov 2015 9:05pm

This image has been featured in 2 Remix collections.

Fooled by macrology by Josep

insect 2015 by omid

Canon EOS 7D
3/10 second
ISO 200
150 mm