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Hi everyone, hope your week is going well.

Sticking with my macro/wildlife today, but back to Provence for this one.
This was on our first day in Provence, we were checking out an old barn, when Alison spotted this Dragonfly perched on top of the grass. It was mid-day and the sun was in full swing, so the lights a tad harsh.

Thanks to Madbob for the loan of his 150 Sigma, itís a very nice lens and allows you to stand back from the subject matter compared to my 105.

Cropped the image top and bottom, I thought it suited a pano.

Thanks for looking.

Big is better.

Have a great day.

Alan

Camera:Nikon D2Xs Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 150 Macro
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:French Dragon
Username:Wooly Wooly
Uploaded:11 Aug 2009 - 7:31 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Wildlife / nature
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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 7:34 AM

A beautfiul image full of detail.
Kaleena

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martinjp
martinjp  5 Wales3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 7:39 AM

wow, stunning image!!!

Martin.

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SurreyHillsMan
SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 727 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 7:47 AM

Superb Alan.... the lighting doesn't look harsh to me, fabulous how it catches the leaf.. and a wonderful crop

Jon

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MandsH
MandsH  7 England
11 Aug 2009 - 8:00 AM

A superb shot
Mandy

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Wooly
Wooly  9112 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 8:23 AM

Thanks everyone. Smile

Alan

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Graham_P
Graham_P  8 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 9:18 AM

Lovely Alan, Like the crop,
Graham.

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Landlord
Landlord  725 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 10:23 AM

Bit harsh my backside!
Super image, expect nothing less from youself though.

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Su[perb shot.
Scpott

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 11:52 AM

It is beautiful, I likethe colours and the crop works a treat!

Sarah *

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Wooly
Wooly  9112 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 11:54 AM

Thanks again everyone. Smile

Alan

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Uncle_Wonk
11 Aug 2009 - 1:25 PM

Awesome image and crop!

John

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49er  8564 forum posts
11 Aug 2009 - 5:49 PM

Another nice comp..

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Jou©o e2 Member 1056 forum postsJou©o vcard Finland
11 Aug 2009 - 6:12 PM

superb shot, Alan!!

Jouko

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ChazB
ChazB e2 Member 964 forum postsChazB vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 6:15 PM

Stunning detail and light.
Charlotte

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JudeC
JudeC  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 7:03 PM

Perfect - Jude.

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MalcolmS
MalcolmS e2 Member 91107 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 7:27 PM

great details Alan

Malcolm

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91929 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 8:05 PM

Lucky to find all that space around it Alan. Smile Lovely warm tones.
Brian.

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Nigel_95
Nigel_95 e2 Member 8260 forum postsNigel_95 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2009 - 9:39 PM

WOW! I'm well impressed with this Alan.

Nigel

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GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2009 - 11:09 AM

Lovely capture Alan.

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celestun
celestun  1129 forum posts United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2009 - 2:00 PM

This is really outstanding Alan! I've been trying these all summer and not one this good yet!

Definitely the same species too!

Well done!

Tim

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Wooly  9112 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2009 - 3:01 PM

Thanks again everyone. Smile

Alan

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chalkhillblue e2 Member 6144 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Aug 2009 - 6:52 PM

A beautifully captured image Alan, lovely light, excellent detail, the interesting crop certainly works well.
David

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