Tag Archives: Hoverfly

07.28.2021 A favorite visitor-Eastern Calligrapher

Do you have a favorite fly?  How about a favorite Hoverfly? This is mine.  These are tiny pollinators that do indeed hover.  They can fly backwards, maybe other flies do also, and their wings often iridesce. There is just a … Continue reading

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08.01.2020 Well, I went and Katydid it

What I went and did was acquire a twin flash unit which is semi-permanently attached to my 40D and 100 macro.  At 1/250 sec I can actually hold still long enough to capture a sharp image.  Shooting in the yard … Continue reading

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