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Southern Hawker (Aeshna cyanea )

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This lovely Dragonfly is a Southern Hawker (Aeshna cyanea )
Taken at little pond that I have found in a field close to where I live.

Camera:Canon EOS 30D
Lens:Sigma 50-500mm EX DG
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Southern Hawker (Aeshna cyanea )
Username:lawbert lawbert
Uploaded:28 Apr 2009 - 4:23 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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motorsportpictures

So well timed and detailed.
Scott

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CraigJones
28 Apr 2009 - 4:32 PM

Beautiful well done on the detail

Craig

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kiddsta1
kiddsta1  6 Australia
28 Apr 2009 - 4:33 PM

This is first class spot on great work

Paul

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alfieB
alfieB  7 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2009 - 4:36 PM

Fantastic capture, excellent detail.

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dawnUK
dawnUK  5 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2009 - 4:47 PM

great picture and great capture.
Dawn

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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 12314 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2009 - 4:53 PM

Great timing,
Alan

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maryg
maryg e2 Member 566 forum postsmaryg vcard Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2009 - 4:59 PM

Awesome work , fab detail
Mary

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DaveHobbo
DaveHobbo  7 England
28 Apr 2009 - 5:10 PM

Excellant.

Dave H

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pennyspike
pennyspike  102068 forum posts United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2009 - 5:41 PM

Looks so much like a helicopter in the thumbnail.
Would it offend you pure natural history photography to remove the oof bit on the left?
Super detail and information in the wing action.
Penny

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
28 Apr 2009 - 6:09 PM

An astonishing in-flight capture. JNC

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gwood
gwood  6 England
28 Apr 2009 - 7:06 PM

Well detailed capture..
Geoff

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paulrosser
28 Apr 2009 - 8:44 PM

Great shot. Regards, Paul.

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blacky
blacky  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2009 - 9:29 PM

superb shot so hard to get right well done.dave

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KP  5 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2009 - 9:33 PM

Wow!!!!! superb

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mitchy81
mitchy81  5 England18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2009 - 9:42 PM

Great Shot!

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ringyneck
ringyneck  7293 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2009 - 9:49 PM

Brilliant shot.

Great to be No 30.

keith

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dg-photo
dg-photo  5 Scotland
28 Apr 2009 - 9:52 PM

Excellent!

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SoulOfNature
28 Apr 2009 - 10:16 PM

A stunning capture !!!

Jean x

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celestun
celestun e2 Member 1029 forum postscelestun vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2009 - 10:38 PM

It's are to catch them coming at you like this. You really nailed this one!

Well done!

Tim

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biggus
biggus  9 England
28 Apr 2009 - 11:57 PM

Spot on......

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wrinkles
wrinkles e2 Member 5338 forum postswrinkles vcard United Kingdom
29 Apr 2009 - 10:54 AM

This is very good.

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Big_Beavis
Big_Beavis e2 Member 9Big_Beavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2009 - 11:02 PM

Great shot.

David

(I am still trying to catch any insect in flight, I doubt if I ever will)

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5250 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2010 - 5:37 PM

oh wow

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achieverswales
24 Dec 2010 - 1:56 PM

Hi Paul
This shot is awsome!


Thanks for all your comments and support since I joined a few months ago!

You and all your family have a great Christmas and a very happy New Year my friend!

Regards

Trev.

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Graywolf  6964 forum posts United Kingdom
3 Apr 2011 - 8:02 PM

That is a very impressive picture. I take my hat off to you!!

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Gemma9  4 United Kingdom
11 May 2011 - 5:08 PM

Superb capture
Gemma

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
7 Jan 2014 - 5:30 PM

stunning. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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