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Crane fly

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I used to think these guys were giant mosquitoes… You know – they are large, rather like Daddy Long Legs. But they fly at night, snagging mozzies as they go. This one was clinging to my bedroom wall for hours yesterday – keeping my husband company as he went about his business.

He was gone in the morning.

One of the things I love about the new camera is that I took this with a 300mm lens, since I have not yet got a macro lens. This post is about 1/25 of the size of the original final, cropped image…

Written by Titirangi Storyteller

07/12/2011 at 8:59 pm

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