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Dragons

By SteveMackay  
A shot from Earlier in the year, in my experience Dragonflies pretty much hate each other most of the time lol, so it was amazing to see two different species (Four-spotted chaser and Emperor Dragonfly) on the same perch at the same time, Dragonflies appear to be creatures of habit and come back to the same perch over and over again, in the end I got them both in the same shot.
I used a 500mm + 1.4x, so was a long way away, I shot this in horizontal and have cropped a tiny bit from the top and bottom (and more from the sides).
Thanks for looking, cheersSmile

Tags: Dragonflies Dragonfly Wildlife and nature

Voters: Badgerfred, jdenman, tonyng and 34 more

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Comments


jdenman 8 18 5 Spain
29 Nov 2013 10:38PM
Great capture

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annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
29 Nov 2013 10:40PM
perfect balance!
29 Nov 2013 10:40PM
Wonderful colours, light and detail. Great shot Smile.
cheesey.
Greyheron 15 282 7 England
29 Nov 2013 10:43PM
There be Dragons Steve … tis a magical world Wink Grin

Superb work…

Mike
Mike_Young 10 12 9 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 10:46PM
A truly amazing shot
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 11:06PM
Beautiful shot....
IB
teocali Plus
9 441 18 England
29 Nov 2013 11:21PM
Pure magic, Steve. Superb poses, detail and colours and bg tones to die for. Top class work.
Sylvia
29 Nov 2013 11:21PM
Great macro capture.
debu 7 India
29 Nov 2013 11:23PM
Superbly captured.
debu
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 11 Canada
30 Nov 2013 1:39AM
Superb detail. Excellent image.
TonyDy Plus
8 7 3 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 10:59AM
Excellent shot, Steve.
Tony
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
30 Nov 2013 11:07AM
This is a bit good Steve.Smile
Brian.
ColleenA Plus
4 325 5 Australia
30 Nov 2013 12:07PM
What an amazing find...a great capture
Maiwand 10 3 72 England
30 Nov 2013 4:39PM
Awesome shot Steve. A closeup of this quality and using a 500 mm is breathtaking.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
oll1e Plus
10 57 2 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2013 6:46PM
No hesitation in giving my award for this outstanding image Wink
6 Dec 2013 5:42AM
Thanks for comments all, it's really appreciated!Smile

With a special thanks to Mike, Sylvia, Jacqui, Cheesey and oll1e for your UA's, really generous, cheers!SmileSmileSmile

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