Hoverfly Written by Wiepkjen Today I spotted the first hoverfly of the year in our garden and though last summer I swore never to shoot another hoverfly again, I really enjoyed getting my macrolens out againand have a go at this fellow. Advertisements Like this:Like Loading... 6 thoughts on “Hoverfly” Logisch- na een jaar heb je weer zin om hem te fliepsen! En…..geweldig resultaat 🙂 Thats a real cool macro photo Steffie. The sharp details and the focus is spot on. Temme about your camera and the lens you are using. Nivin really great focus. creepy looking bug, don’t know that i’d want to be that close to it. well done Too Cool!!!! Once again, what kind of macro do you use? Tube extenders? I love my Sigma 105mm but it tends to leave the edges out of focus..:-) Thank you Ed and Nivin, I used a D40x with a Tamron 90mm for this picture. I used to have a sigma 105 too but switched to the tamrom because the latest version has an autofocus motor. I have some regrets though, because altough the tamron is a fine lens I hardly use the autofocus and I do miss the extra 15mm of the sigma. So now I often use extenders but that has its drawbacks too. oh my oh my(!) that’s an unbelievably awesome photography 😀 i read you’re using the tamron 90mm, i’m thinking of getting the nikkor micro 105mm so i can take amazing macro’s like this Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.