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My favorite macro pictures from 2007 taken in Northern Norway

January 16th, 2008 · 20 Comments

I’m a big fan of taking macro pictures, especially close up pictures of insects. Here is a selection of my favorite macro pictures that I took in 2007. Hope there will be lots of insects and other creatures to photograph in 2008 😉 1. Macro photo of hermit crab and barnacle 2. Photo of a […]

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Tags: Flora · Flower · flower fly · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge

Close up photo of hoverfly feeding on an autumn hawkbit flower

October 11th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera September 30th 2007. Click image for larger view. This is probably my last insect photo this year as the snow came to northern Norway today. In this picture you can see a hoverfly (not sure about the species) feed on an autumn hawkbit (Leontodon autumnalis var. taraxaci) flower. This […]

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Tags: Flora · Flower · flower fly · Fly · Hoverfly · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant

Macro photo of hoverfly feeding on cow parsley flowers

August 5th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on July 2nd, 2007. Click picture for larger view. Time for a close up photo of a hoverfly again. This time the hoverfly is feeding on cow parsley flowers (Anthriscus sylvestris; also known as wild chervil, wild beaked parsley, and keck). Check out my other macro photos of hoverflies: […]

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Tags: Flora · Flower · flower fly · Fly · Hoverfly · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant · Summer

Macro photo of hoverfly on a poppy flower

July 5th, 2007 · 9 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on June 24th, 2007. Click image for larger view. These hoverflies are so fascinating and beautiful. Their beauty doesn’t get hurt from sitting on a poppy flower. The blue spots in the background are forget-me-not flowers. Check out my other hoverfly picture here. Information about the picture: Camera: Olympus […]

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Tags: Flower · flower fly · Hoverfly · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Summer

Macro photo of hoverfly on dandelion flower

June 23rd, 2007 · 9 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on June 21st, 2007. Click image for larger view. This is a hoverfly (Syrphidae), also know as flower flies, that are feeding on a dandelion flower. I have been trying to figure out what kind of species it is and I believe it is a Leucozona lucorum. From the […]

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Tags: Flower · flower fly · Hoverfly · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Summer