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Hi Everyone, thanks for the support on my last upload the Yellowhammer.

I have spent many a hot day in the undergrowth with my frineds Mossyoak and Maiwand recently photographing bugs and Dragonflies.

Therefore I have selected this 4 Spotted Chaser to upload as I have not been on for a while. This is from 17 June 2010.

Please feel free to leave any constructive criticism; thanks.

Paul

P.S. As I have no access to names of those who vote who do not leave a comment please forgive me if I do not take a look at your PF.

Camera:Nikon D3 1/200 sec @F16 ISO400 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 105mm F2.8 MIcro + 1.7 TC = 180mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:4 Spotted Chaser
Username:harrattp harrattp
Uploaded:4 Jul 2010 - 9:54 PM
Tags:4, Chaser, Close-up / macro, Dragonfly, General, Spotted, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:33
Voters:Angi_Wallace · Kingfisher8 · andymark · carlosthejackal · TerryMcK · User_Removed · bricurtis · paul.melling · geoffrey baker · Brian_Scott · Neil-Ludford · NEWMANP · cairntable · teocali · ChrisWallace · RonnieAG · finepetportraits · Shroomer · Alan_Baseley · pluckyfilly · Ray42 · Arty · Gray_ina · Maiwand · crookymonsta · SoulOfNature · raygregson · GlynnisFrith · Blenkinsopp · MalcolmS · FeatherFriend · dmhuynh72 · Crazius ·
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Kingfisher8
4 Jul 2010 - 9:57 PM

A very nice capture well done.

keith.

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andymark
andymark  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2010 - 9:57 PM

wow great shot

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User_Removed
4 Jul 2010 - 10:03 PM

A wonderful capture with superb detail. At least you were not wasting your time when out with your buddies whilst I was working hard. LOL.

L&K
Gill

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paul.melling
4 Jul 2010 - 10:06 PM

Great macro shot - lovely detail. Paul

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Brian_Scott
Brian_Scott Plus Member 642 forum postsBrian_Scott vcard United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2010 - 10:17 PM

Very well captured Paul i would say one of your best.

There you go theres who has clicked so far Wink

zarozinia Kingfisher8 andymark carlosthejackal TerryMcK gillykins bricurtis paul.melling geoffrey baker Brisco

Now put your hand in your pocket and re join lol

Last Modified By Brian_Scott at 4 Jul 2010 - 10:18 PM

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NEWMANP Plus Member 71587 forum postsNEWMANP vcard United Kingdom574 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2010 - 10:19 PM

exceptional quality, great shot
Phil

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cairntable
4 Jul 2010 - 10:24 PM

brilliant capture, well done.
cairntable.

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harrattp
harrattp  8 England4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2010 - 10:32 PM

Thank you one and all, especially Brisco for the info. Unfortunately being self employed in the Granite/Marble industry we need the E2 membership money for the new lens fund. lol.

Paul

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teocali
teocali Plus Member 7391 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2010 - 10:55 PM

Superb capture Paul - wonderful clarity, pin-sharp detail and lovely colours. The body has a remarkable transparency to it. TOP SHOT
Sylvia

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RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2010 - 12:13 AM

A wonderful close-up shot, Paul, with your micro lens working a treat for you here, aided by the lighting which has helped so well to delineate the detail on the insect. I have been toying with a macro lens for my SLR and work like this of yours and others is persuading me to pursue this further, only I need one to work with a full frame sensor.
Ronnie.

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finepetportraits

A superb capture of this beautiful chaser, Paul. Well done! Smile

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Shroomer  8 England167 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2010 - 7:21 AM

Update on voters Paul
Neil-Ludford NEWMANP cairntable teocali ChrisWallace RonnieAG finepetportraits
Terrific detail and square on pose.
Wanted to look large to see if it had food, sadly couldn't...lol
Great capture and memory of that hot day
Richard

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Alan_Baseley Plus Member 14338 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2010 - 7:32 AM

Excellent capture,
alan

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pluckyfilly Plus Member 9343 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2010 - 8:07 AM

superbly captured with great detail

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Gray_ina  7
5 Jul 2010 - 10:58 AM

Hi Paul great capture was it 10 minutes for every shot for 1 hour pub time not that I would tease your good lady lol gray

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Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2010 - 1:41 PM

A lovely winning shot Paul. Superb detail and a pose that enabled you to show the fantastic wing structure. Super.
Ron

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harrattp
harrattp  8 England4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2010 - 2:33 PM

Thanks for the kind comments. Richard, I forgot I had one eating a lady bug. If I can find it I may upload it next.

Paul

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5 Jul 2010 - 8:08 PM

great macro image.ray

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GlynnisFrith Plus Member 8GlynnisFrith vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2010 - 8:46 PM

Super detail Paul & thanks for giving me the ID on my dragonfly

Glynnis

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6 Jul 2010 - 7:22 PM

Have an RC on me

Malcolm

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FeatherFriend

Super detail here Paul, re the lens......I would like one Wink LOL
Geoff.

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Crazius  9 Scotland
15 Jul 2010 - 2:13 AM

Nice shot. Superb detail!

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