Quite amazing photography for it's time - and what an original thought... a fly circus!
The Acrobatic FlyThe challenge of the very slow lens required by F. Percy Smith for macro-photography, coupled with the insensitive film stock of the day, meant that so much light was required for exposure that the poor flies quickly succumbed to the heat. As Smith had glued their wings so...Subscribe to to watch now
OK. Well, it's more show than I get from a salt-shooter at a BBQ. Hope this doesn't upset the PETI group :-) -Biggo
Never thought I'd feel sorry for such a pest. But it is cruelty to animals.