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11-02-2017, 12:43 PM - 1 Like   #3916
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Whatever is this critter?


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Somebody's trying to hide.

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QuoteOriginally posted by noelcmn Quote
Whatever is this critter?

Overall it looks like a fly (DIptera), mosquito-like gestalt. The feathery antennae could indicate either 1) it is a male attracted to females by a pheromone; or 2) it "hunts" by scent = there is a specific air-born molecule that indicates food.
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Thanks for that clue, helpful, and lead me to believe it is a Midge, either phantom Midge or non biting Midge, probably the former. An abundance of them at Zoo Lake and I initially thought they were mosquitoes.

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I found this guy/gal on the porch but couldn't get a good shot until I picked him/her up with one hand and shot with the other (K-1 & DFA 100/2.8 Macro)

11-04-2017, 05:13 PM   #3921
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I picked him/her up with one hand and shot with the other
Dave, you are much steadier than I. Great job!
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Very good Dave. I can't imagine hand holding a K-1 with 100mm lens and steady at that! TFS
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QuoteOriginally posted by rgknief60 Quote
Dave, you are much steadier than I.
Thanks but undetstand that most of the shots in that sequence were subjected to the delete button.

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QuoteOriginally posted by dadipentak Quote
Thanks but undetstand that most of the shots in that sequence were subjected to the delete button.
I tend to disagree. I believe you are an expert.

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This long legged beauty was catching the light just right. K-3 and the wonderful 100 macro WR. Thanks for having a peek.
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My latest. Dragonfly is reposted from K-3 Sample Shots. Both focus stacks using 100mm WR, Raynox DCR-250 and flash, as usual.





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Some type of cricket (perhaps?) hanging out on the bloom of some cinnamon basil. Tam 90 macro with k70.
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Some type of cricket (perhaps?) hanging out on the bloom of some cinnamon basil. Tam 90 macro with k70.
I think it's a Katydid nymph.
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I was going to say the same as Ter-or.

knock TFS your photos with us here.
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Thanks ter-or and photolady...I learn something new every time i'm here!
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