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Dragonfly in a ray of sunshine

By fotobee  
Tulbagh South Africa

A Dragonfly illuminated in a ray of sunshine. The photography was fairly difficult, and not "Blowing out" the highlights difficult to achieve. Luckily the dragonfly sat fairly still, and I managed to get 3 shots before it flew off. The first shot was very bad, the second better, until I got it just about right on the third. The camera only takes JPEG `s, but still gives good results.

Thank you very much for your lovely UA, ****. This is really appreciated ! Thank you all for the lovely comments, ****, Nezih and Chinga. On looking at the model, there are no weapons lying around ! This is a "Drakkar" after all, and I MUST make swords, pikes and axes to complete it. Does one ever complete a model ?

Have a superb day.

Best regards

Tags: Dragonfly Close-up and macro

Voters: cats_123, mike9005, Dorothea and 30 more

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26 Nov 2018 12:54PM
A beautiful macro image.

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Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2018 2:22PM
Beautiful light and a stunning looking shot Martin.
26 Nov 2018 5:25PM
Presented so well Martin, it is a beauty. Pam
nonur 11 18 13 Turkey
26 Nov 2018 7:35PM
Super light and colour, amazing image, Martin.

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