Opal Eyes

© Hayden Cannon

Opal Eyes

Uploaded: March 27, 2017 | Entered: March 27, 2017 05:42:05


Stunning eyes for a fruit fly, this is an image of a Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata). Hope you like it, I really wanted to show the beauty in its eyes. All comments welcome! :)


Gord MacEachern March 27, 2017 1

Wow,this is photography at it's finest!
Such beautiful extreme photography!!! #1682620

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 27, 2017 1

Amazing colors and details, Hayden. Great work. #11575926

Nancy L. Green level-classic March 27, 2017 1

EXTRAORDINARY macro image Hayden, that must be some great lens!! <>< #11575930

John Connolly March 27, 2017 1

What an amazing insect you have captured here Hayden! A brilliant macro portrait! Well done! #11575961

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures March 27, 2017 1

I would say you achieved what you set out to convey to the viewer Hayden, great detail, color and macro shot!! #11576005

Terry Cervi level-classic March 27, 2017 1

What a cool shot this is, Hayden!! Fantastic macro work!! #11576010

Hayden Cannon March 27, 2017

Thank you so very much Gord, Tammy Nancy, John, John and Terry for your time and kind words. I really appreciate it!
Yeah I love the Super close ups and the lens allows me to do just that. However it's manual focus and I use it hand held so it's a challenge often a lot of failure and frustration but I love the results when I get one. This is a pest here funnily enough but still so beautiful in its details and colour. Thanks again guys :) #11576021

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic March 28, 2017 1

Neon bug screens! Very cool capture, Hayden! #11576118

Val Feldman level-deluxe March 28, 2017 1

Good grief, Hayden...I can barely see them much less shoot 'em! :) Phenomenal macro work - the eyes are a surprising palette of beautiful colors (I never knew!) and the details superb. You've given us a glimpse into the world of the very small, something the human eye isn't capable of seeing - and I for one, will think twice before swatting another fruit fly. :) Excellent, excellent work! #11576125

Hayden Cannon March 28, 2017 1

Thank you kindly Joanna for your time and kind words I really appreciate it! :)
Val - Yeah the funny thing is they're pests here and apparently quite good at destroying fruit. However look at those eyes! such interesting details shouldn't be squished haha. That's what I want to do is show a world so beautiful and intricate but often missed or in this case squished. Thank you so much for the kind words and comment as always Val, I am glad you like the photo, and thanks for taking the time and commenting. I'm glad its shown something usually unseen and I'm happy it has gotten such a good response. :) Thanks again! #11576144

Nadia Paul March 29, 2017 1

The colour in the eyes is simply wonderful Hayden - fantastic capture! You have a beautiful gallery! #11576413

Hayden Cannon March 29, 2017

Thank you so much for your time and kind words Nadia! I really appreciate it :) Glad you like the photo and my gallery! :) Thanks again #11576461

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