Janet Brien

Janet Brien

Posted on 10/01/2013


Photo taken on September 30, 2013


See also...

Holy Macro! Holy Macro!


P'TITES BEBÊTES EN MACRO. P'TITES BEBÊTES EN MACRO.


PiP ★ Picture in Picture PiP ★ Picture in Picture


See more...

Keywords

macro
Oregon
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Pacific Northwest
Syrphidae
Canon 5D Mark II
picture a day
Canon 100mm 2.8L
flower fly
Insect
Animal
flower
bug
blossom
insect
fly
hoverfly
syrphid fly
Janet Brien
square
Drone Fly
dronefly
Eristalis tenax
European Hoverfly


Authorizations, license

Visible by: Everyone
All rights reserved

946 visits

273/365: "Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity." ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

273/365: "Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity." ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I went out today looking for a mushroom and I found one! It was perfect and in a position that I could see under its cap! I got good pictures too... or so I thought... until I looked at them on my computer and found out that I made a Composition 101 error. When you find a non-animate subject to photograph, look at it closely from different angles to find the best position. I discovered upon looking at the pictures that the shape of the mushroom called for a shift in position and I needed get another set of pictures. LOL, live and learn! :D

No worries, because before I went into the house, I went to visit the Goldenrod flowers that my friend Robin gave me, and as I approached, I saw a very pretty bumblebee crawling around with gorgeous markings on it. Then I looked again. It wasn't a bumblebee at all! It was a huge hoverfly! I've never seen one so large and pretty before, and I was lucky enough to get a few pictures before it zoomed away!

Lucius Annaeus Seneca (often known simply as Seneca; ca. 4 BC – AD 65) was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work humorist, of the Silver Age of Latin literature. He was tutor and later advisor to emperor Nero. While he was forced to commit suicide for alleged complicity in the Pisonian conspiracy to assassinate Nero, the last of the Julio-Claudian emperors, he may have been innocent. His father was Seneca the Elder and his elder brother was Lucius Junius Gallio Annaeanus, called Gallio in the Bible. Wikipedia: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Explored on October 1, 2013. Highest placement, page 4.

Jenny McIntyre, Redkev, Andi Gast, tiabunna and 31 other people have particularly liked this photo


45 comments - The latest ones
Missfujii
Missfujii
son oeil on dirait un bijou ! magnifique macro**************
3 years ago.
Jeanne
Jeanne
belle macro
3 years ago.
Mags:-) off for a while
Mags:-) off for a wh…
I wouldn't be able to choose one or the other...they are both absolutely fantastic and so exciting!!:O)
3 years ago.
Ani Carrington
Ani Carrington
Good luck with your project!
This is very lovely!
3 years ago.
bluehazyjunem
bluehazyjunem
superb close-up
3 years ago.
Sergio Locatelli
Sergio Locatelli
I've never heard of hoverfly, so I did some research on the web. I have found that it is a very pet friendly and helpful. So, once again, admiring your gorgeous macro, I had the opportunity to learn something new! Thanks Janet, and congratulations for your great work!
3 years ago.
Julien Rappaport
Julien Rappaport
Le genre de macro que j'aime .
3 years ago.
Chrissy S
Chrissy S
Lovely detail and colour Janet...as for the mushroom, I think most of us have been there!
3 years ago.
Rambonp
Rambonp
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Magnificent !!! Good morning from City Berlin , Have an enjoyable Day !
3 years ago.
Dave Hilditch
Dave Hilditch
An exceptional macro, Janet. The details of the hoverfly are amazing. One day you'll get those mushroom shots (maybe today??)
Enjoy your day.
3 years ago.
Bob Ottey
Bob Ottey
Superb Definition Colours DOF And Framing Janet Excellent Macro Photography Most Definite Fav's Kindest Regards Bob.
3 years ago.
William Sutherland
William Sutherland
Awesome macro!
3 years ago.
Katie Rose
Katie Rose
Lovely detail!
3 years ago.
Prairie Rambler
Prairie Rambler
1st Class macro work, Janet. Great composition and focus. The detail is simply amazing.
3 years ago.
Nora Caracci VERY BUSY
Nora Caracci VERY BU…
excellent capture of a very lovely busy bee !
3 years ago.
Blueman
Blueman
This is a close up masterpiece!
3 years ago.
Suus
Suus
beautiful macrowork Janet ! fav :)
3 years ago.
Patrick
Patrick
magnifique macro, que de détails , c'est très beau
3 years ago.
Carmen R
Carmen R
fantastica!!!!
3 years ago.
Pierrot
Pierrot
Superbe macro !!!
3 years ago.
Jim Abbott
Jim Abbott
You can't get much better detail than that! Gorgeous shot, Janet.
3 years ago.
Keith Burton
Keith Burton
I love hoverflies............and find them extremely cooperative when I'm taking photos of them! This is a lovely capture, the colours, focus, dof and detail are all perfect, but I especially like the way the light has caught all the tiny hair on its body and made them glisten!
3 years ago.
Pam J
Pam J
Beautiful... and yes !... SNAP !
3 years ago.
Levina de Ruijter
Levina de Ruijter
An excellent macro, Janet. It looks as if he is wearing sun glasses!! :)
3 years ago.
Nyske
Nyske
Beautiful pic!
3 years ago.
Clofotos
Clofotos
Superbe macro !
3 years ago.
Teresa
Teresa
Looks great from this angle too! Wonderful detail, incredible image!
3 years ago.
Antonio Diaz  Pedraza
Antonio Diaz Pedraz…
Magnifica
3 years ago.
Marcel-78/85
Marcel-78/85
Great macro.
3 years ago.
Don Sutherland
Don Sutherland
Stunning macro shot.
3 years ago.
Ken Dies
Ken Dies
Fantastic macro. The contrast is great.
3 years ago.
Cheeseplease
Cheeseplease
Excellent clarity & focus on both images.
3 years ago.
Karl Wolfgang
Karl Wolfgang
Grand combo of flower & insect
Thanks for your visit :)
3 years ago.
Eunice Perkins
Eunice Perkins
A perfect composition!
3 years ago.
Gypsy Flores
Gypsy Flores
excellent

Seen in Mo`s Foto-Garten
3 years ago.
Ashley Loy
Ashley Loy
Great macro !

Well Done!!
Seen in
Leap's Photo Pond!!
3 years ago.
TKJ1966
TKJ1966
......!!//
....( ôô ) Schönes Foto! Danke fürs zeigen.
..oo(_)oo
3 years ago.
ctofcsco
ctofcsco
What a lovely image!
Seen in Mo`s Foto-Garten biene
3 years ago.
Ania ...
Ania ...
amazing!!!
3 years ago.
JCW
JCW
Superbe!!!
3 years ago.
Concetta Caracciolo
Concetta Caracciolo
Le tue macro sono molto belle e interessanti !!
3 years ago.
Lil I --( Irene2carton old flickr name )
Lil I --( Irene2cart…
Stunning shot

Seen and admired in

Ipernity Front page and whats hot
www.ipernity.com/group/frontpage
3 years ago.
Lil I --( Irene2carton old flickr name )
Lil I --( Irene2cart…
Admired in
P'TITES BEBÊTES EN MACRO.
www.ipernity.com/group/335157/doc
3 years ago.
tiabunna
tiabunna
Stunning detail, a lovely macro shot.
3 years ago.
Andi Gast
Andi Gast
Stunning capture! Tthe details are amazing as well as the colors and the composition.
3 years ago.