Eye to Eye

Compound Eyes have always fascinated me. I can only imagine how the tiny brain of this fly interprets the hundreds of images from these eyes. Yes, flies aren’t the most beautiful creatures in the world – but they are certainly interesting up close!

The daisy that I photographed this fly on acted as a perfect light reflector, creating even soft light on a very small scale.

Flies also have simple eyes, positioned at the top of their head in between their compound eyes. This adds another layer of confusion to imagining how they see the world.

Photographed in Barrie, Ontario.

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