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A Brown Hawker (I think) afloat on the canal

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-30 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:TAMRON SP AF 90mm F2.8 Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:7 Aug 2013 - 1:35 PM
Focal Length:90mm
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Dragonfly Afloat
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:2 Sep 2013 - 7:59 AM
Tags:Aeshna grandis, Brown hawker, Canal, Dragonfly, Insect, Wildlife / nature
Votes:57

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moiral
moiral Plus Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
2 Sep 2013 - 8:39 AM

Well spotted and captured. Moira

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2013 - 8:55 AM

You did well to get this great image, Alan!

Richard

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2013 - 9:13 AM

Like the reflection also captured Alan
Lillian

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2013 - 9:55 AM

Awesome details and that reflection is stunning
A first class image

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achieverswales
2 Sep 2013 - 10:13 AM

Love the composition here Alan.

Regards

Trev.

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2013 - 10:26 AM

Well spotted and a lovely composition Alan.
Ron

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johnlw
johnlw Plus Member 8johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2013 - 10:50 AM

A super capture well spotted.
Regards John.

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2013 - 11:16 AM

Great capture , like the reflection Smile

Eileen

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Jeddahknight111
Jeddahknight111 Plus Member 2Jeddahknight111 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2013 - 11:27 AM

Excellent photo, clear good DOF and the reflection is brills!Smile

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JohnChambersPhotography

Well spotted, and that reflection is sure working well

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2234 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2013 - 2:59 PM

Beauty in deat,,,great reflections

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8168 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2013 - 3:04 PM

Great spot and capture, Alan, looks like she's laying eggs. Carol

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2013 - 3:13 PM

Carol is correct anad beat me to it--- Kudos on capturing the egg laying process/activity-- a rare image! plus a reflection!

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2013 - 3:49 PM

Added interest if it is indeed laying eggs Alan !!
Good capture.
Mick.

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43835 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2013 - 4:03 PM

An interesting capture of this popular Dragon Fly laying its eggs ready for next year.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
2 Sep 2013 - 4:53 PM

Excellent Alan and the reflection is superb.

John

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9865 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1668 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2013 - 5:22 PM

Love the way the wings look in the reflection.

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3225 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2013 - 6:16 PM

Beautiful with lovely reflectionSmile
NettaSmile

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 7219 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2013 - 6:54 PM

Nice shot you did well to spot this one

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Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
2 Sep 2013 - 8:35 PM

Great shot Alan. Cathy

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Jenny-D
Jenny-D Plus Member 5Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
2 Sep 2013 - 9:33 PM

Superb!

Jenny Smile

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fificat100
2 Sep 2013 - 11:34 PM

Superb composition. Beautifully taken, Alan. Love it Grin

Lavina

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Glostopcat
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8 Sep 2013 - 9:17 PM

I think this one is ovipositing or egg laying, superbly captured with a fine reflection to boot

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