I photographed this hoverfly yesterday afternoon in-between heavy rain showers.
The sky had been grey most of the day, I was feeling a bit under the weather, and also suffering withdrawal symptoms from being away from open fields for a few days 🙂
I know that picking up the camera and going outside generally makes me feel better, so I thought I’d try and find some inspiration around the garden. I stepped outside into the drizzle, and there he (she) was sheltering from the rain. His wings, which were folded back along his body, resembled a rather iridescent raincape (I’d like one)!
Anyway, I felt much more cheerful after seeing him!