Lord of the Flies

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by Robin
Uploaded 22 Aug 2011 — 17 favorites
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Photo Info
UploadedAugust 23, 2011
TakenJuly 10, 2011
ModelCanon EOS 7D
Exposure1/60 sec at f/6.3
FlashCompulsory Flash
Focal Length100 mm
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A bothersome, common house fly that seems to think himself quite magnificent!

I can't believe this won!! Thank you so much!! I am walking on air!

26 responses

  • Mitalee Parikh

    Mitalee Parikh gave props (22 Aug 2011):

    Awesomeness! (:

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles gave props (23 Aug 2011):

    WOW! What a shot!

  • Nikola Matovina

    Nikola Matovina (Deleted) said (23 Aug 2011):


  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (23 Aug 2011):

    Amazing shot...Good Job!

  • dL

    dL (Deleted) gave props (23 Aug 2011):

    Fabulous shot!

  • Robert R. Gaines

    Robert R. Gaines gave props (30 Aug 2011):

    Fine macro, good technique.

  • Mel Corrigan

    Mel Corrigan gave props (31 Aug 2011):


  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (8 Sep 2011):

    amazing - big CONGRATS!

  • Claire Crocker

    Claire Crocker gave props (8 Sep 2011):

    Congrats on your win! This guy belongs in the "Pretty (but) Ugly" category! Nice shot.

  • Mag TY

    Mag TY gave props (8 Sep 2011):

    Congrats on your win!

  • Robin

    Robin said (8 Sep 2011):

    Thanks for the kind words! :)

  • John Griggs

    John Griggs gave props (9 Sep 2011):

    I do a fair amount of this (though none of it is here on jpg) and I must say this looks very very good to me. Nice work and I'm not at all surprised? :-)

  • John Griggs

    John Griggs said (9 Sep 2011):

    In my props I just postedthat should have been an exclamation point and NOT a question mark at the end, sorry. Made it look like irony.

  • Robin

    Robin said (9 Sep 2011):

    Thank you John! I didn't even notice. :) I am going to check out your work!

  • Photo Shack

    Photo Shack (Deleted) gave props (10 Sep 2011):

    Yep...a winner for sure!

  • aileen g

    aileen g gave props (10 Sep 2011):

    congrats! =D

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (27 Sep 2011):

    glorious shot!!! I am really a fan of your shots!!! What a great picture with amazing colour!!!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (28 Sep 2011):

    Who knew that the common housefly could be so beautiful!!! Excellent macro shot. Congratulations on your win!

  • Kathy Glenn

    Kathy Glenn said (5 Oct 2011):


  • Janie North

    Janie North gave props (13 Oct 2011):

    Wow is right! Now I know I have to get that Macro Lens! Awesome detail.


    MARCO MEYO   gave props (6 Nov 2011):

    WoW!! NICE!!!!...... brilliant colors...talk about up close & Personal!!!!

  • Marta Vall

    Marta Vall gave props (17 Nov 2011):


  • Miguel Carrillo

    Miguel Carrillo said (3 Apr 2012):

    its just a "macro picture"

  • Andrea Silies

    Andrea Silies gave props (3 Jan 2013):

    nice macro

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (22 Jan 2013):

    Sadly, its true..... he is magnificent in the picture. ;-)

  • Nigel Siu

    Nigel Siu said (14 Oct 2014):


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