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I had given up finding more Rhingia when I saw one on some long, wild grass. The skies were darkening and light rain began to fall. I didn't get to frame the fly.

With rain still falling, I patrolled the local vegetation. After a while, I saw a dark shape on a leaf. It looked like a pair of large flies mating. When I got close I could see that it was a large Dance Fly. It was grasping, under its body, a fly of similar size and colour but with different antennae and much longer thoracic setae.

The light being poor, I tried various apertures, not wanting to use even higher ISO. The IS was not doing a very good job and many images had motion blur. The three I am uploading are not as sharp as iIwould like but I think they are worth sharing. Note the tiny droplets of rainwater on its head and legs.

The stereos are crosseye.

Olympus EM-1 (aperture priority), Olympus 4/3 x2 TC, Olympus 4/3 50mm f2 macro,1/30 or 1/50 at f9 or f11, hand-held.

Harold



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May 27, 2019 at 10:48 PM
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p.1 #2 · p.1 #2 · Empis tessellata with Prey


Good ones Harold - 1st stereo works well
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May 27, 2019 at 11:12 PM
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LordV wrote:
Good ones Harold - 1st stereo works well
Brian V.


Thanks, Brian.

I have corrected the name spelling.

Harold



May 28, 2019 at 12:08 AM
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Well done Harold ~ Ron


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These are excellent Harold. 2 and 3 are my picks

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May 29, 2019 at 08:06 PM
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surfnron wrote:
Well done Harold ~ Ron


morris wrote:
These are excellent Harold. 2 and 3 are my picks

Morris


Thanks, Ron & Morris.

I don't normally shoot during rain, most insect sharing my dislike of it, but it paid off.

Harold



May 29, 2019 at 11:30 PM
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Who knew, I wish the flies in my garage would go after each other, rather than me.
Good set Harold!
Douglas



May 30, 2019 at 06:12 AM
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douter wrote:
Who knew, I wish the flies in my garage would go after each other, rather than me.
Good set Harold!
Douglas


Thanks Douglas,

The only flies we are attacked by are the universal mosquitos and horse and deer flies in the warmest months.

Harold



May 30, 2019 at 07:19 AM







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