The Robber Fly is usually easy to photograph as its remains very still and allows you to take multiple images to focus stack without much difficulty. It can be found on vertical posts, such as a shepherd hook or a baluster.
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Patio Life is exhibiting at the Griffin Gallery at WinCAM, located at 32 Swanton Street in Winchester.
The exhibit features over 20 large format reproductions of insects, the Patio Life book, a 4 x 6 foot map and identification guide of where over 60 insects were photographed in the back yard.
If you plant it – they will come!
Kids are welcome!
The Griffin Gallery at WinCAM
32 Swanton Street
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Robber Flies (Dysderidae)