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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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jdenman 13 19 5 Spain
29 Nov 2013 10:38PM
Great capture
annettep38 10 220 42 Luxembourg
29 Nov 2013 10:40PM
perfect balance!
cheesey 15 2 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 10:40PM
Wonderful colours, light and detail. Great shot Smile.
Greyheron 19 282 7 England
29 Nov 2013 10:43PM
There be Dragons Steve … tis a magical world Wink Grin

Superb work…

Mike_Young Plus
15 27 13 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 10:46PM
A truly amazing shot
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 11:06PM
Beautiful shot....
teocali 13 442 18 England
29 Nov 2013 11:21PM
Pure magic, Steve. Superb poses, detail and colours and bg tones to die for. Top class work.
Johnpics 13 4 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 11:21PM
Great macro capture.
debu 11 India
29 Nov 2013 11:23PM
Superbly captured.
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 19 Canada
30 Nov 2013 1:39AM
Superb detail. Excellent image.
TonyDy Plus
12 55 3 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 10:59AM
Excellent shot, Steve.
bricurtis Plus
16 2.5k 51 England
30 Nov 2013 11:07AM
This is a bit good Steve.Smile
ColleenA Plus
9 500 7 Australia
30 Nov 2013 12:07PM
What an amazing find...a great capture
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
30 Nov 2013 4:39PM
Awesome shot Steve. A closeup of this quality and using a 500 mm is breathtaking.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
oll1e 14 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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