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Hover Fly Greeting Card featuring the photograph Eristalinus Taeniops by Heidi Smith

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Eristalinus Taeniops Greeting Card




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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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Great capture, Heidi! Stopped in my viewing tracks as I was scrolling through your wonderful & eclectic gallery. Well done. F/v.

Heidi Smith replied:

Thank you so much, Brooks!

Amazing insect (those eyes!) and a great capture!

Heidi Smith replied:

Thank you, Doris!

Fantastic macro Heidi, such detail, perfect. f/v.

Heidi Smith replied:

Thank you, Julie.

Magnificent macro Heidi! It is amazing the details we see with the help of a macro lens! Not visible by the human eye! Love it! v/f/su

Heidi Smith replied:

Thank you, Tessa!

Gorgeous Macro! Such an incredible shot you were able to capture here! v/f/su/t/fb and G+!

Heidi Smith replied:

Thank you so much, Anne!

Wow, great capture, Heidi! Great job, got my vote!

Heidi Smith replied:

Thank you so much, Kathie! I certainly appreciate it.

This image is beyond excellent Heidi, amazing clarity on the closeup too. Great find and capture, making it a favorite and giving it a vote!

Heidi Smith replied:

Thank you so much, Pamela!

Thank you, Meldeine, for the feature in Little Things.

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Artist's Description

I happened across this insect quite by chance. I was intending to photograph the succulent flowers and this eristalinus taeniops landed on the flower. Eristalinus taeniops, a Hover Fly native to the Mediterranean that was introduced into California and Florida.

About Heidi Smith

Heidi Smith

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I have a long-standing interest in photography. I had my first camera since before my teens. I used a (Minolta) film camera up until about 8 years ago when my camera failed to function while on a trip to Yellowstone National Park. Although a little intimidated, I then ventured into the world of digital photography and I've never looked back. My passion is nature. I started out primarily photographing flowers, plants, and critters that I would find in my garden. I love gardening and the great outdoors. I am always planning my next adventure, and I'll always have my camera in hand. I'm already...

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