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Ballerina

By KingArthur
I was on holiday some two weeks ago enjoying a refreshing dip in the pool. I noticed this gorgeous little dragonfly hovering over the pool and repeatedly alighting on the same spot ..... time for a few shots I said to myself as I hastily clambered for my camera.

While approaching it cautiously, I circled this beauty looking for a complimenting background to contrast it against. As I homed in the last few inches with absolute stealth, the dragonfly propped up its legs and took this unusual pose reminding me of a ballet dancer about to start the act ..... luckily I managed to grab a few shots of this cute Ballerina.

The image should look better enlarged, hope you find the shot to your liking.

Have a good week,
Joe Smile

Tags: Nature General Dragonfly Close-up and macro Ballet Insects close up Wildlife and nature Beauty in nature Nikon D7500 KingArthur Sigma 18-300mm F 3-5 6-3DC 072 lens

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Comments


13 Jul 2020 9:06AM
Fine capture Joe,
Fred.
13 Jul 2020 9:21AM
Beautiful image. Well captured.
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
13 Jul 2020 9:24AM
lovely capture and title
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2020 9:28AM
A excellent captureSmileSmile

Cliff
13 Jul 2020 9:32AM
Stunning Smile
13 Jul 2020 9:46AM
tajjeb Joseph very clear shot
13 Jul 2020 11:25AM
Gorgeous capture.
Sylvia
sparrowhawk Plus
11 282 2 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2020 1:31PM
vertical push ups!! great shot lovely creatures
Fefe Plus
8 53 34 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2020 2:13PM
Lovely shot and title GrinGrin
Diane
13 Jul 2020 4:26PM
A wonderful macro and title to go with it.
capto Plus
8 6.4k 21 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2020 4:39PM
Very well caught, a great pose for you.Smile
ivor
Great shot. Your notes created a good picture in my head too! Smile
13 Jul 2020 6:18PM
Lovely image Joe and a great title, GrinGrin
Well worth the stealth to get it.

Trust you are well
Will.
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2020 6:33PM
Excellent photography... Beautiful image and content.
Isabel GrinGrin
13 Jul 2020 7:16PM
Wonderful capture and title Joe..Lin
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
13 Jul 2020 8:37PM
She wears shoes made of pure talent!
14 Jul 2020 9:19AM
An excellent capture , Joe! SmileSmileSmile

Jukka.
michaelo Plus
14 15 1 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2020 10:12AM
Beautiful image. Well captured.!!!!!
kojack 8 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2020 9:11AM
A nicely captured Dragonfly image Joe .
Jeff. Smile
Excellent pose captured Joe, a beautiful image and a very fitting title.
Carol
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2020 9:47PM
A wonderful capture
Ju
Brilane 14 5 12 Wales
21 Jul 2020 6:14PM
Great focus. Lovely bg,
Brian
22 Jul 2020 8:22AM
An excellent macro , Joe! SmileSmileSmile

Jukka.
12 Aug 2020 2:51AM
Tiny dancer .....in my head .
stellar shot Joe
best regards Walt

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