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Fly on Chrysanthemum

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#1 microbat52

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Posted 29 December 2020 - 23:55

No flies were harmed in the production of this image.

Found a dead and slightly squished fly, so obviously what did I do...

RIP little bugger.

UV source - uv torch with ZBW2
Camera - panasonic lumix dmc-tz100
UVIVF and visible for reference

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#2 Andy Perrin

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Posted 30 December 2020 - 00:08

Very cool!

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Posted 30 December 2020 - 00:24

Nice how the composite eyes stand out in UVIVF.

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Posted 30 December 2020 - 09:20

Nic! I couldn't work out the orientation of the fly until I saw Stefano's comment on the eyes.
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Posted 30 December 2020 - 10:24

This is interesting
Some ten years ago I also used dead flies for macro stacking.
Very often the head was turned 90° from the normal orientation inline with the wings, just as this fly's head.

I wonder what happens to give this effect.
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#6 microbat52

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Posted 30 December 2020 - 10:31

View PostBernard Foot, on 30 December 2020 - 09:20, said:

Nic! I couldn't work out the orientation of the fly until I saw Stefano's comment on the eyes.

Yeah the poor thing is kind off very twisted....