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Lens: DA 55-300 PLM Camera: KP Photo Location: Searsmont, Maine ISO: 250 Shutter Speed: 1/640s Aperture: F8 
Posted By: SSGGeezer, 08-27-2018, 09:38 PM

Very Purple Damselfly shot at or around 200mm with my 55-300 PLM at Ruffingham Meadow Preserve. Near all the crazy bees.

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QuoteOriginally posted by SSGGeezer Quote
Very Purple Damselfly shot at or around 200mm with my 55-300 PLM at Ruffingham Meadow Preserve.
Really nice capture
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Nice, those guys are usually very skittish.

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QuoteOriginally posted by reh321 Quote
Really nice capture
Thanks for the comment. I really need to astart using Flickr and linking because uploading directly reduces the images in quality so much even when I resize first.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Wbwhit Quote
Nice, those guys are usually very skittish.
He and his neighbor were pretty fast to take off and leave, that is why I thought it was cool to catch him with his wings ready to take off in the second image.

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Nice captures! Best to catch most insects early in the morning while it is still cool. Once they warm up they can be very skittish!
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This guy is hanging around for a long time. Must trust you a bit, but that's strange. Nice images in this series.
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Very cute. Love the damselflies


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