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A southern hawker dragonfly hanging from a copper beech tree at Grove Park in Weston-Super-Mare, taken at the beginning of the month on a warm sunny day.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon IXUS 107
Lens:5.0 - 20.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.5 - 109.9 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:5 Sep 2012 - 1:07 PM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Hanging Hawker
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:26 Sep 2012 - 4:26 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Grove park, Somerset, Southern hawker dragonfly, Weston-super-mare, Wildlife / nature
Votes:40
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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114493 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
26 Sep 2012 - 4:50 PM

woohoo look at you going after the big one's! Wink Go careful Ed it might bite yer Tongue

Ade

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Fefe
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26 Sep 2012 - 4:59 PM

He is lovely, love the fluffy fuzzy bitGrin
Diane

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AnnChown
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26 Sep 2012 - 5:05 PM

He's a beauty!
Ann

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Friendlyguy
26 Sep 2012 - 5:10 PM

Beautiful

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Sep 2012 - 5:37 PM

Quite a capture Ed! Great image.
Carole

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Sep 2012 - 5:41 PM

Smashing shot Ed', well done mate.

John Wink

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Rock
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26 Sep 2012 - 5:41 PM

The clarity and detail in this fine shot are outstanding.

Rock

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
26 Sep 2012 - 5:43 PM


Quote: Woohoo look at you going after the big one's! Wink Go careful Ed it might bite yer Tongue

Ade

He's only jealous, Ed Wink. A super capture of this beauty. Carol

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Badgerfred
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26 Sep 2012 - 5:44 PM

Super image Ed, excellent detail,
Fred.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41033 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
26 Sep 2012 - 6:00 PM

Warm, sunny day... aah memories. Fine capture, Ed.

Dave

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Brian65
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26 Sep 2012 - 6:08 PM

Great image Ed, never seen such a big one as this.
Brian

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achieverswales
26 Sep 2012 - 7:14 PM

Excellent Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
26 Sep 2012 - 8:22 PM

Good job capturing this one-- !

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
26 Sep 2012 - 8:47 PM

Hanging well Ed - you were lucky to spot this one.
Brian.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Sep 2012 - 8:49 PM

He was easy to spot, he was big enough and was flying around with quite a number of others for a time too. I'd never seen so many of these and the common darters in one place before, I guess they must have only recently emerged

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Sep 2012 - 9:01 PM

Lovely capture Ed - he was obviousy enjoying the warmth too.
Joan.

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gingerdelight
26 Sep 2012 - 9:09 PM

What a wonderful capture Ed - one to be proud of!
Carol

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elainebaker
26 Sep 2012 - 9:10 PM

Beautiful. Elaine

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
26 Sep 2012 - 9:12 PM

nice detail and colours Ed, a fine shot indeed.
ant.

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Sep 2012 - 10:10 PM

Great image captured.
Matt

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
26 Sep 2012 - 10:13 PM

With your pov we're getting a good view of the whole Hawker.
superb.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Glostopcat
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26 Sep 2012 - 10:22 PM

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

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
26 Sep 2012 - 10:32 PM

well done, ours do 30 mph around the lake and I'm afraid to go for a swim trying to go after them Smile

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mikbee
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26 Sep 2012 - 11:32 PM

Just splendid colours Ed.
Super shot.
Mick.

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
27 Sep 2012 - 5:18 PM

Nice shot good wing detail and good colour definition like it good for you, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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27 Sep 2012 - 6:57 PM

The clarity and detail in this shot are excellent

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Chinga
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29 Sep 2012 - 8:40 AM

She's a beauty! Great details here... IB

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