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I saw these 2 dragonflies lurking in the murky waters and immediately thought of Mick. ...Wink

Yesterday was a really happy day as I was given 2 user awards for my ladytree image.
A sincere thankyou to Mark (marktc) & Malcolm (saltireblue).
Hoping no-one suffered nightmares last night.

Have a great weekend everyone!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:21 Jul 2012 - 1:33 PM
Focal Length:135mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Dragonflies for mikbee !
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:3 Aug 2012 - 8:13 AM
Tags:General, Humour / fun. Statues. Metal.
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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44244 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom116 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 8:17 AM

Another great example of your creative mind, and digital mastery.

Regards Nathan

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morpheus1955
3 Aug 2012 - 8:18 AM

Superb image Barbara, wonderful detail and colours, well spotted and captured.

Hugh

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jdinne
jdinne  12 England
3 Aug 2012 - 8:24 AM

Excellent capture.......

John

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 5255 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 8:38 AM

Brilliant Barbara.
Carole

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lesliea
lesliea Plus Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
3 Aug 2012 - 8:44 AM

Very nice image Barbara well done.
Allen, Smile

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paskinmj
paskinmj  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 8:46 AM

Gtreat processing and textures. Amazing timing.
Matt

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JohnChambersPhotography

You did well Barbara, very good capture well spotted.

John

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 8:51 AM

Well observed, composed and presented.

Albert

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canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 5canonfan vcard United Kingdom
3 Aug 2012 - 8:54 AM

Fantastic capture Barbara
Jim

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 8:58 AM

brilliant detail barbara wonderful colours and light love the water too a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 9:11 AM

You can see where the aircraft designers got their idea so many decades ago, and the rest is history as they say. Tremendous work Barbara not just one but two flying in formation. Can the leave smoke trails in the sky?

Dougie

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 9:40 AM

Beautiful colours - well taken Barbara!
Ann

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8751 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1241 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 9:55 AM

I do like subjects that sit still for you...
Moira

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 10:37 AM

Two, now that's just showing of. - gary

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 11:10 AM

Great shot Barbara
Lillian

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 11:30 AM

Great shot, Barbs. The only variety of Dragonfly I am likely to see around here - I have one quite similar hovering above my ornamental water feature!

Ann

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marktc
marktc Plus Member 485 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 11:55 AM


Quote: You can see where the aircraft designers got their idea so many decades ago, and the rest is history as they say. Tremendous work Barbara not just one but two flying in formation. Can the leave smoke trails in the sky?

Dougie

Here here!

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 12:03 PM

Amazing. Very clever.

Gerry

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 12:05 PM

Very clever, a lovely image.

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achieverswales
3 Aug 2012 - 12:45 PM

Love it Barbara, excellent capture!

Regards

Trev.

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 1:26 PM

A very rare species you have captured here.
Dunno why you thought of me though ?
These pair look as they have NEVER been well oiled in their life before !!
Mick.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 2:41 PM

Aren't they wonderful, Barbs, and very willing models, too Wink Carol

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A Booth
A Booth  13 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 3:15 PM

In symmetry in an excellent capture. nicely composed and presented.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 4:55 PM

A fine capture of these two rusty dragonflies, Barbs! Wink
Trev Smile

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 6:31 PM

Very creative Barbara - I like it (Mick should too)WinkWink

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moiral
moiral  5 Scotland
3 Aug 2012 - 8:54 PM

Very good Barbara - they look like they are just flying over the water. Moira

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8343 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 9:23 PM

well done Barbs these are not easy to get and so flighty - I managed one today as well woohoo a first this year for meSmile

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2012 - 9:40 PM

Great capture and good detail Babs, Peter..

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 10:15 PM

Good eyes and a great capture

I am just a teeny bit jealous--- care to tell me what pond to start looking in?

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 11:59 PM

Well done Barbs,lovely capture..Lin

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debu
debu  5 India
4 Aug 2012 - 12:31 AM

Superb shot.
debu

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jonwebber
jonwebber  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2012 - 8:46 AM

Well done indeed.
jon

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2012 - 11:05 AM

Brilliantly done, Barbara GrinGrinGrin

Andrew

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Tibetan
Tibetan  3 England
4 Aug 2012 - 11:36 AM

They look in pristine condition to me lol. leave them out for a few years and re-present them lol. nice one! I'd have them in my garden, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  6 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2012 - 8:39 AM

Great capture, Mick would be proud of you Barb. paul

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pascalg Plus Member 837 forum postspascalg vcard France
5 Aug 2012 - 10:32 AM

impressive details...

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DitoInacio
6 Aug 2012 - 4:14 AM

Absolutely great! Thanks so much, Barbara!

regards

Dito

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
7 Aug 2012 - 2:51 AM

How good to get two! Devine capture, lovely image, love the rusty colours over the water. Very well seen. IB

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