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A southern hawker dragonfly patrolling a small pond leading down to the Kingfisher hide at Slimbridge, I managed to fluke this inflight shot on a visit there last Friday morning.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:150.0 - 500.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 242.8 - 809.2 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:27 Sep 2013 - 11:56 AM
Focal Length:150mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Hawker in flight
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:1 Oct 2013 - 6:43 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Glos, Slimbridge, Southern hawker dragonfly, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:39

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84285 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
1 Oct 2013 - 7:05 AM

Beautifully timed! Smile

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CarolG
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1 Oct 2013 - 7:16 AM

What a wonderful capture, Ed, something I can only dream about Wink Carol

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barbarahirst
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1 Oct 2013 - 8:48 AM

Go!! Go!!! Go!!!!!!!

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RonnieAG
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1 Oct 2013 - 9:02 AM

Well done, Ed: capturing in flight is excellent.
Ronnie.

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fentiger
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1 Oct 2013 - 9:14 AM

Congratulations Ed!!

Albert

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EMJAYCEE
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1 Oct 2013 - 10:09 AM

Wow, what a superb capture Ed.Smile
Joan.

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LynneJoyce
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1 Oct 2013 - 12:05 PM

Wow, very impressive.

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EileenH
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1 Oct 2013 - 12:10 PM

Great capture Smile

Eileen

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Irishkate
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1 Oct 2013 - 12:18 PM

Great fluke!
Difficult to capture when you're trying!!!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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mikbee
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1 Oct 2013 - 12:19 PM

Nice one Ed.
And I admire your honesty admitting it was a fluke !!
Mick.

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TyChee
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1 Oct 2013 - 12:47 PM

Love the movement in his wings. Awesome shot.
Ty

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Daisymaye
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1 Oct 2013 - 1:09 PM

Well done capturing him inflight.

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taggart
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1 Oct 2013 - 1:30 PM

That is a very fine in flight capture!

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ColleenA
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1 Oct 2013 - 3:11 PM

An excellent capture...

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ali63
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1 Oct 2013 - 3:49 PM

Super capture Ed,

Ali Smile

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lifesnapper
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1 Oct 2013 - 5:26 PM

A very nicely taken shot Ed', and who cares if it was luck? we all benefit from that from time to time if we're honest Smile

John Smile

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pamelajean
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1 Oct 2013 - 7:16 PM

Fantastic fluke!!!!!!!!!!!

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1 Oct 2013 - 7:28 PM


Quote: A very nicely taken shot Ed', and who cares if it was luck? we all benefit from that from time to time if we're honest Smile

John Smile

A very impressive inflight capture Ed...

Regards Nathan

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Norfolkboy
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1 Oct 2013 - 8:02 PM

Very good capture, Ed.
Colin

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Holmewood
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1 Oct 2013 - 8:22 PM

Lovely shot Ed. Cathy

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DerekL
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1 Oct 2013 - 8:28 PM

These are extremely difficult to get in-flight, so you did really well, fluke or not Ed.

Derek

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bricurtis
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1 Oct 2013 - 8:44 PM

A flying fluke Smile Great detail in this Ed - I like the wing motion too.
Brian.

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Glostopcat
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1 Oct 2013 - 9:37 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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Maiwand
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1 Oct 2013 - 10:39 PM

Superb capture Ed.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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annettep38
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13 Oct 2013 - 7:12 PM

you must have flown beside him Smile
amazing!!!!

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