Blowing Bubbles

© Terry Cervi

Blowing Bubbles

Uploaded: July 16, 2020 | Entered: July 16, 2020 20:42:41


Canon EF100mmMacroL, F4.5, 1/3200 A bubble blowing fly. It is not clearly understood why flies blow bubbles and there have been lots of suggestions including cooling by evaporation, heating by solar gain, being sick, scaring away attackers, cleaning their mouth parts, and aerating liquid food. "God in his wisdom made the fly And then forgot to tell us why" -- The Fly by Ogden Nash


Rudi Reiner level-classic July 16, 2020

Wow, that is impressive macro shot Terry! #1742995

Terry Korpela level-deluxe July 17, 2020

Nicely Done Terry! #11818877

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 17, 2020

Outstanding details and macro. Interesting info too. #11818879

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 17, 2020

An amazing macro image, Terry. #11818884

Gail Sullivan level-classic July 17, 2020

Love the commentary, Terry...excellent macro work! #11818911

Oscar J. Pung level-classic July 17, 2020

I like your Ogden Nash quote Terry and your macro work here is fantastic! #11818913

Adilson F. Ferreira July 17, 2020

Terrific capture Terry! Wonderful details! #11818914

LJ Corliss level-classic July 17, 2020

Excellent :) #11818939

Linda S. Smith level-classic July 17, 2020

Beautiful capture and loved the info as well Terry! I don't believe I have EVER seen a fly blow a bubble in my entire life! Perfect timing! #11818946

Janet Criswell level-deluxe July 17, 2020

Wonderful macro and info! #11818949

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe July 17, 2020

This is the most amazing insect macro I've ever seen, Terry! What a moment! Your skill is impeccable. Wow!!! #11819059

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic July 18, 2020

WOW, Fantastic macro Terry! #11819269

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 20, 2020

Love this capture and the quote Terry and I had NO idea that flies did this, VERY well done!! << #11819700

Martha R. Mazon level-classic July 21, 2020

An incredible image, Terry, and great accompanying info too. Outstanding. #11819859

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