Minor Air

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© Nicholas Hendrickx
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Photo Info
UploadedAugust 24, 2007
TakenAugust 18, 2007
Exposure4 sec at f/14
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length35 mm
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- This fly is dead

- No photoshop was used to edit except for a slight vignetting

Please take a look at my Photo Essay including this photo by clicking below ↓

In the The Adventures Of Mr. Fly photo essay.

65 responses

  • Nicholas Hendrickx

    Nicholas Hendrickx said (24 Aug 2007):

    I wish I had submitted this for Gravity Powered :(

  • Micah Escamilla

    Micah Escamilla gave props (24 Aug 2007):

    ha ha this is such an amusing shot! :) you know, you can always change your photo choice of submission...there's plenty of time go gain votes for this one!

  • Lis Bokt

    Lis Bokt gave props (24 Aug 2007):

    This is awesome! You should submit to gravity powered :D

  • Nicholas Hendrickx

    Nicholas Hendrickx said (24 Aug 2007):

    Oh shit shit shit, I accidently deleted the bicycle one from the Tools Of Trade submission, noooooooooooo!!!!!
    Lost all the votes :(
    so I added this photo to Gravity Powered, I regret it already, I bet I'll never get as much votes again :(

  • Kevin Cloutier

    Kevin Cloutier (Deleted) said (24 Aug 2007):

    this is such an awesome series! great work

  • Mohamed Musthafa

    Mohamed Musthafa said (24 Aug 2007):

    great! hehe : )

  • Alicia Aguirre

    Alicia Aguirre gave props (26 Aug 2007):

    Oh wow, I love it LOVE IT love it! This is so awesome!

  • Nicholas Hendrickx

    Nicholas Hendrickx said (27 Aug 2007):

    Thank you all!
    Halfway the amount of Yeahs I had for the original submitted photo! :)

  • Judy Rozbicki

    Judy Rozbicki said (3 Sep 2007):

    Dude, you're totally going to get in.

  • Louis Pina

    Louis Pina gave props (4 Sep 2007):

    i love this shot. i have NO idea how you managed to do it but wow! PROPS!

  • Nicholas Hendrickx

    Nicholas Hendrickx said (4 Sep 2007):

    Haha, I don't think so, but thanks a lot for the nice comments, this means a lot to me!

  • Chris Spear

    Chris Spear gave props (8 Sep 2007):

    I love Mr Fly. This is perfect for "Gravity Powered"

  • Dexmon Pineda

    Dexmon Pineda said (9 Sep 2007):

    this is freaking awesome..haha

  • Sean Hall

    Sean Hall gave props (9 Sep 2007):

    I like it.

  • Nicholas Hendrickx

    Nicholas Hendrickx said (9 Sep 2007):

    Thank you Chris, Dexmon and Sean!! :)
    I'm surprised to get so many nice reactions!!

  • Tony Legg

    Tony Legg said (10 Sep 2007):

    Excellent stuff,, laughed for ages,,, spot on !!!

  • Matteo de Mayda

    Matteo de Mayda gave props (11 Sep 2007):

    ah ah ah. great work.

  • Rajiv K

    Rajiv K said (16 Sep 2007):

    Quite humorous and original..like it!

  • Theodora Anna

    Theodora Anna said (26 Sep 2007):

    this is just genious!

  • Paul Lavallee

    Paul Lavallee gave props (4 Oct 2007):

    ah, this must be published

  • Jennifer Healy

    Jennifer Healy gave props (10 Oct 2007):

    Brilliant, in a morbid sort of way, but brilliant none the less

  • Simon

    Simon said (14 Oct 2007):

    Your macro photography is incredible!!! I love this stuff!

  • Teresa Nabais

    Teresa Nabais said (25 Oct 2007):

    This is definitely the most incredible photo essay I've seen. It should be published.

  • Jason Seda

    Jason Seda gave props (11 Dec 2007):

    LOL, buenisimo!!

  • Emma Brahas

    Emma Brahas said (18 Dec 2007):


  • Tribe 10

    Tribe 10 said (20 Dec 2007):

    awesome shot!!!

  • Yusuf Özkızıl

    Yusuf Özkızıl said (22 Dec 2007):

    This feels a too staged for "split second" to me, but the photo essay is great and got my vote! Like a fly based version of the running gag from "Weekend at Bernies"

  • Pimienta Vieira

    Pimienta Vieira said (22 Dec 2007):

    this is soo funny.
    great idea.

  • Christopher Moore

    Christopher Moore gave props (24 Dec 2007):

    oh my god, yes. the rest of your work is just as good. i've seen hothead larry before and was in love with it.

  • jeff bartlett

    jeff bartlett gave props (28 Dec 2007):

    yeah, this is really amazing. it needs to be published whether it fits the theme perfectly or not!

  • Jake S.

    Jake S. said (28 Dec 2007):

    how do you position the flys limbs

  • Nicholas Hendrickx

    Nicholas Hendrickx said (29 Dec 2007):

    I think this photo got linked from somewhere because the amount of views is ridiculously high!
    So I doubt it will ever get published,
    but I realll appreciate all the nice comments I got here! :)

  • Rebekah Zimmerman

    Rebekah Zimmerman said (30 Dec 2007):

    This photo and the whole essay is hilarious and so brilliant!

  • Alicia Aguirre

    Alicia Aguirre gave props (31 Dec 2007):

    I Love it. A definite YES from me, Good Luck!

  • Agus Achmadyana

    Agus Achmadyana gave props (3 Jan 2008):

    ha ha ha, this fun-tastics...great idea and concept

  • Ratko Nedovic

    Ratko Nedovic said (4 Jan 2008):

    Nice picture and superior story.Don't worry be happy.It more important that many descry you work.Keep going on.

  • Jackie Jeffers

    Jackie Jeffers (Deleted) said (4 Jan 2008):

    this is fantastic, definitely one of the best pictures i've ever seen

  • Noe Todorovich

    Noe Todorovich gave props (4 Jan 2008):

    I love it! So creative and unique! All of the series...so great.

  • Jonathan Henson

    Jonathan Henson said (7 Jan 2008):

    Its just brilliant

  • William Wohleb

    William Wohleb (Deleted) said (10 Jan 2008):

    So Legit man!

  • Alex Holroyd

    Alex Holroyd gave props (10 Jan 2008):

    This series is incredible. I'm baffled as to how you pull it off. Genius.

  • Adam Wilson

    Adam Wilson said (10 Jan 2008):

    It s good to see some originality on here. Great series.

  • Laura Boston-Thek

    Laura Boston-Thek gave props (10 Jan 2008):

    This is sick...but this is fantastic!

  • Rob Ahern

    Rob Ahern (Deleted) said (16 Jan 2008):

    this is great! how on earth did you manage??

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (14 Feb 2008):

    Absolutely stunning! Pretty well done!

  • Mikey Lol

    Mikey Lol gave props (16 Feb 2008):


  • Anders Link

    Anders Link (Deleted) gave props (6 Mar 2008):

    duuuuuuuuuuuuuuuude you fly is awesome!

  • Jo Jo

    Jo Jo gave props (1 Jul 2008):

    This is awesome!

  • Michelle Chan

    Michelle Chan gave props (6 Jul 2008):

    i can't figure out how you made it suspended like that : /

  • Deana Steere

    Deana Steere gave props (17 Jul 2008):

    That's kind of amazing. :p

  • Brittany Diliberto

    Brittany Diliberto gave props (3 Aug 2008):

    this is INCREDIBLE! wow... just wow. so funny!!

  • colt

    colt (Deleted) said (11 Sep 2008):

    That's the coolest crap I've ever seen. Truly great work. Do you sell prints of the flies?

  • Madeleine Davis

    Madeleine Davis said (10 Oct 2008):

    This is one of the most creative themes I have ever seen. Consider my mind blown.

  • shellyQ

    shellyQ said (14 Oct 2008):

    Too funny!

  • Aditi Y

    Aditi Y gave props (16 Oct 2008):


  • Kaeley Friel

    Kaeley Friel gave props (24 Oct 2008):


  • Frank Jauernig

    Frank Jauernig gave props (15 Dec 2008):

    Fantastic essay, humour.

  • Cassandra

    Cassandra said (14 Jan 2009):

    I'm normally not too fond of flies, but he's the cutest thing. The pictures of him amaze me.

  • Mariah

    Mariah said (28 Jan 2009):

    You're fucking hilarious, not to mention GENIUS!
    mr. fly is amazing, and your story made me laugh.
    thanks a lot (:

  • ina:botao

    ina:botao (Deleted) gave props (2 Apr 2009):

    just stunning!!!

  • Tania Losada

    Tania Losada gave props (10 Jul 2009):


  • Darryl Montgomery

    Darryl Montgomery said (12 Jul 2009):

    I can't stop looking at this, it's simply amazing! Everything about it, and the background just seals the deal looking like graffiti at a skatepark. Great work!

  • Kong Wenjing

    Kong Wenjing gave props (7 Dec 2009):

    you have an amazing model!

  • Sarah White

    Sarah White gave props (6 Mar 2010):

    awesome. never liked flies anyway. bit wierd, but kudos for thinking of it!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (9 May 2010):

    That's Amazing!!!

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