Obligatory Fly Face, male Deer Fly (Chrysops)

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Obligatory Fly Face, male Deer Fly (Chrysops)

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Based on a comment by dmillard
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my obligatory fly face for a new contributor.
Deer Fly, male.
Taken earlier this year, exposure details not recorded. A Helicon Focus 4.1 stack.

EDIT: title changed
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Very impressive pic! Love all the colours in the eyes!
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Post by Harold Gough »

One of the most impressive of such portraits. Might some editing of the background be worthwhile?

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Post by P_T »

The colours are wonderful but the OOF legs are a bit distracting.

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Post by NikonUser »

HG, P_T. Fair comment. Too much work to clean up the background. Will try again next year for a cleaner head - too late this year, all the decent bugs have gone.

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Post by beetleman »

WOW, very impressive eyes. Nice details on the probosis also. They are beautiful flies but I am glad they are gone for the year :wink:
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Post by Tom Stack »

Absolutely wonderful! I'm very envious!

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Post by NikonUser »

Thanks Doug and Tom.
Yes Doug your deerflies/horseflies are over for the year.
Tom, in Florida you are lucky and have them flying all year.

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