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08-11-2018, 06:39 AM   #76
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Thanks for the link Allen. Here’s one from last year. K-3 II and DA* 50-135
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I like this neat flower, and I think that is a hover fly.
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Not sure what kind of dragonfly this is but I love the colors.
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Not sure what kind of dragonfly this is but I love the colors.
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Wonderful photograph. This is I believe is a Damselfly. You can tell by its size and the blue colored specks that it is a female. I could be wrong.

Thnx for posting.

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This is I believe is a Damselfly. You can tell by its size and the blue colored specks that it is a female.
I was of the understanding that Damselflies are a separate, but still related suborder of Odonata [Dragonflies]

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this is from a couple of years back - trying to capture a hoverfly for some reason

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this is from a couple of years back - trying to capture a hoverfly for some reason

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Wonderful photograph. This is I believe is a Damselfly. You can tell by its size and the blue colored specks that it is a female. I could be wrong.

Thnx for posting.

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Thank you for the compliment & the info.
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I saw the bee on the left when photographing the bigger bee

so I knew this photo was coming here

and then at home I saw the third insect

so

this has been cross posted to the Insect thread as well
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I saw the bee on the left when photographing the bigger bee
rather cute, as bees go
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Here's a bumblebee at a wallflower

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Almost to the point of hovering.

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Not sure what kind of dragonfly this is but I love the colors.
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Very nice dif (dragon in flight)! TFS.
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Here's a bumblebee at a wallflower

Great catch! TFS.
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one of my better bIF

K 3 II + SMC PENTAX-DA* 300mm F4 ED [IF] SDM

SOOC

crop and pp
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Here;s a hoverfly moving in on some aphids - 1/500s isn't really enough, but the motion blur is livable with

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