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Portraits of amateur/professional dipterologists - II
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Posted on 10-04-2012 18:06

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Apparently I'm the 'newest' member so here I am with my favorite person in the whole world, my 2 year old daughter.
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Posted on 10-04-2012 18:33

Location: Zoelmond, the Netherlands
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Joined: 01.11.06

Sorry, not completely clear to me, but who is the newest member? You or your daughter?

What families do interest you/her?

ruud van der weele
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Posted on 27-10-2012 22:27
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Hehehehe, I have had the greatest of time seeing you all! Cool I cannot believe that I have found this thread after nearly two years at Shock

Well, I absolutely hate to be in front of a camera and I have hardly any pictures of me. But I guess I should make an effort and show myself. It is only fair.

Here is the black sheep of the community, using a camera instead of a net Pfft At least you know now who you are dealing with Grin Grin

Yes, taken in the outskirts of Madrid Wink but no ID required. That is Piluca in action Shock
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Posted on 27-10-2012 23:23
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Excellent technique! Grin
Manager of the UK Species Inventory in the Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity at the Natural History Museum, London.
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Posted on 28-10-2012 10:46
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Yes, smashing!! Sad Sad Grin

Try to photograph a tiny Anthomyiid with a compact camera, approaching like a wild board in a ceramic shop, carrying binoculars and an overloaded rucksack. Stability at its best, and chaetotaxy will show fine in the picture! Wink

No wonder my Anthomyiids remain unidentified Sad Sad awkward

Grin Grin Grin
Edited by Piluca_Alvarez on 28-10-2012 10:46
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Posted on 23-04-2013 18:37
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After a lot of threads with request of help to find an ID, maybe its time to reveal my face on the forum ...

This is me (still a newbie in the diptera world) and my wife (who catch me a fly or two) on our way to some party.

I also post some photos of the surroundings where I live. Same place from opposite views.


Leif and my wife Orix
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Posted on 23-04-2013 19:52

Location: Zoelmond, the Netherlands
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Ah, it has been a while is good to continue this series of "portraits"!
ruud van der weele
Nikita Vikhrev
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Posted on 23-04-2013 20:49
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Moscow, Feb 2013
Waiting for the field season...
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Posted on 24-04-2013 17:37

Location: Zoelmond, the Netherlands
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Some summers ago Bettina collecting in France
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ruud van der weele
Samuel Perry
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Posted on 09-06-2013 03:24

Location: Seattle, WA USA
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Myself and one of my assistants (my youngest, Tetsu) in the woods near Index, Washington. We were looking for Carabidae, hence the garden cultivator and aspirator.
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Posted on 02-08-2013 23:17

Location: Scotland
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Here's me and my assistant, collecting at Gleddoch in Renfrewshire, Scotland.

Thanks to everyone for your help via this site.

David Fotheringham
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Posted on 20-01-2014 05:07

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Me with a carnival hat... Opening 2014 season!
Edited by Drianis on 20-01-2014 05:08
John Carr
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Posted on 02-08-2014 19:34
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It's been noted on this site that American Tabanus can be large. Here I am photographing a Tabanus nigrovittatus which is about 900 mm long (estimated). Fortunately, Tabanidae do not normally bite indoors.
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