When in doubt, post a picture of a flesh fly…
There is no real story to go with this picture. It’s just another photo of a beautiful red-eyed flesh fly (Sarcophaga sp.) feeding on a salmon carcass. I’ve already posted once today, but it is Friday, and time to post another fly photo. This is probably the same species I posted on July 26, 2013 (see the fabulous flesh fly), but it wasn’t on the same piece of fish. This piece had been sitting out in the sun for a while and was quite dried out.
I never get tired of photographing these critters. I just love the red eyes, white face and all those fantastic hairs (setae).
The technical stuff:
Camera: Olympus OM-D E-M5
Lens: Zuiko 60mm micro four thirds macro
Settings: manual exposure (F11 @ 1/200 sec)
Lighting: Olympus RF-11 ring flash (1/4-1/2 power)