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Perfect subject with perfect light
Posted By: codiac2600, 07-17-2008, 07:54 AM

Yeah I think I got my best dragonfly shot yet!

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07-17-2008, 08:18 AM   #2
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I have to agree.

I think I would title it, "Envy"

(The "green-eyed" monster, you see....)

Would you believe that for the first time in my life it just dawned on me that dragonflies don't have any discernible antennae?
07-17-2008, 08:20 AM   #3

Very nice Blue Dasher you got there. Colours seem a bit subdued, but having said that, it allows for more detail in the tail to come out.

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I really like the colours, very well done. I think its wonderful.

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Spot on Chris.
Great capture.
Incredible detail, and the lighting, well, you said it...
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I looks very real; not overly boosted & waxy & smooth looking.
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Thats a Wow! with a capital W!!!

Lens...? My first guess is 50-135 but I see you also have the Tammy 70-300, but no pf, so I'll go with the DA*50-135.
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Very Nice!
I like dragonflies- they eat mosquitoes

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I was kind of expecting a model. The shot turns out like a surprise. Good lighting as you have mentioned. Well done, chris
07-17-2008, 08:47 PM   #10
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Yep that sure is a good catch Chris. Nice work!
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Actually ... I am pretty sure the best dragonfly shot you took was the one that was resting on your hand ... i am sure it was you.

I do remember something along the lines of changing lenses one-handed cos you had the wrong lens on for the opportunity.
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A wonderful shot alright Chris. The lighting is jsut right.
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All said... and I concur 100%
07-20-2008, 06:35 AM   #14
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Spot on Chris - excellent detail, nice DOF.

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