Nature's Place

Fly By Nite

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  1. mariae said, on 10/10/2016 at 8:48 pm

    Wonderful captures, many thanks.

  2. BeeHappee said, on 07/10/2016 at 5:57 pm

    Wow, every time I open your photos, I am blown away into some different world! I like that dew on the eye balls. Will be looking at flies next time thinking about that. :)

    • Mark said, on 07/10/2016 at 9:10 pm

      If you watch them fly without trying to see you will know what it is to fly like a fly, at least get a sense of it. Amazing fliers.

  3. macmsue said, on 07/10/2016 at 10:28 am

    Beautiful!

  4. Daniel Slagle said, on 07/10/2016 at 7:47 am

    absolutely marvelous

  5. David said, on 07/10/2016 at 6:48 am

    Very nice, great colors and detail.

  6. Lissa said, on 07/10/2016 at 6:17 am

    Wonderful captures Mark :) I particularly like the two flies (flys?) have a confab on the same flower.

    • Mark said, on 07/10/2016 at 9:16 am

      Thanks Lissa. A bonus fly? :-)

      • Lissa said, on 07/10/2016 at 5:42 pm

        I have a fertile imagination – to me it looks like the boy fly looking on adoringly while the girl fly (coyly?) sucks nectar :)

        • Mark said, on 07/10/2016 at 9:12 pm

          The fertile imagination is always sprouting things, but unlike sense it often misses the fact. In the series of images it is a part of the left fly is merrily pooping away.

          • Lissa said, on 08/10/2016 at 4:27 am

            Ah that made me laugh. I thought they were little scale insects on the stem of the flower. Poop! How a male fly shows excitement??

            • Mark said, on 08/10/2016 at 5:30 am

              Just what they get up to at night? No mystery … :-)


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