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Spanish Common Darter

By johncob
Whilst relaxing at the side of the pool one late October afternoon as the day was cooling down, this Dragon Fly kept doing hawking flights from the same perch. As it was sluggish compared with most I managed to get within inches and the attached image is the outcome. The detail I think has come up quite well.
Thank you to all for comments made against previous images. They are encouraging -- especially with only having a DSLR some 9 months and a member less than a week.

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: StephenBrighton, peterellison, GERRYGENTRY and 11 more

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rpba18205 8 1 4 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2010 9:40AM
Wondeful shot.


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Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2010 12:48PM
This is great image John.
Great detail captured here - well taken

9 Feb 2010 5:28PM
Fabulous shot and stunning detail !!
johncob 8 34 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2010 6:15PM
Thanks for your favourable feedback. I got so close to the subject ( hand held of course ) it was almost posing. That makes a change
9 Feb 2010 8:35PM
great shot with good detail

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