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A Southern Migrant Hawker flying towards the camera!

Provence 2010

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Canon 70-200mm f2.8 L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Blue Eyes
Username:celestun celestun
Uploaded:11 Aug 2010 - 11:23 PM
Tags:Aeshna affinis, Close-up / macro, Dragonfly, Flight, Southern migrant hawker, Wildlife / nature
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NobbytheNobster
11 Aug 2010 - 11:44 PM

Brilliant capture, i'm amazed how you can shoot one of these infocus! i cant even get close and believe me, i've tried!
Excellent stuff.
Regards Ricky.

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SurreyHillsMan
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11 Aug 2010 - 11:53 PM

Not easy Tim!

Jon

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Alan_Coles
12 Aug 2010 - 12:20 AM

Incredible capture...detail is fantastic

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lesgoodey
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12 Aug 2010 - 12:30 AM

Excellent shot.

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Mark_Callander
12 Aug 2010 - 12:53 AM

superb shot nice pin sharp detail.
Mark.

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2010 - 1:27 AM

brilliant shot neil+family.

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Imagephotographics

Superb capture - well done

Chris

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Rev2
Rev2  4215 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2010 - 7:47 AM

Cracking shot, this species has turned up at a few locations in the UK this year.

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Adderwatcher
12 Aug 2010 - 7:57 AM

Wonderful capture!!
Scott

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
12 Aug 2010 - 9:35 AM

Morning Tim this qualifies as a 100% shot superb , gray.

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Aliperti
Aliperti  4 Brazil
12 Aug 2010 - 12:02 PM

Wow! Excellent close up.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2010 - 6:13 PM

A brilliant inflight capture Tim, you've timed this one to perfection.

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2010 - 6:52 PM

Superbly done with impeccable timing !!

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Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2010 - 7:42 PM

Nobody does this better than you - a cracking shot Tim - Ina

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AlleyCatz
AlleyCatz  8274 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2010 - 8:34 PM

Excellent capture Tim


~Alley~

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celestun
celestun e2 Member 1029 forum postscelestun vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2010 - 1:59 PM

Thank to all of you! Very kind words indeed!

Cheers,

Tim

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finepetportraits

Oh wow...how do yout get that kind of shot! Fantastic!!!!!

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DRicherby
DRicherby  5269 forum posts United Kingdom725 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2010 - 9:40 PM

Wow. Incredible to get it that sharp while the insect is in flight. It's a pity the wing lies along the same line as the body but who could complain about that?

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