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Post by TomWhelan »

Just thought I'd drop in and leave a dragon:


Canon 20D, 180 macro, F8, tripod and macro slider, natural light
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Post by rjlittlefield »

Tom, welcome to the forum! :D

This is a most interesting picture -- the wings are like a stained-glass mosaic. Very nice! Shot with natural light, you say, and a tripod. Yes, most interesting... :-k

I would speculate that you cast some spell over this creature, but then I would have to admit that I am a fan of Harry Potter. ("Rik, really?!" :shock: )

Care to tell us more, or show us some more pictures? :D


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Post by beetleman »

A fine looking Dragonfly you have there Tom. I agree with Rik, Very beautiful wings. and another welcome to the forums :wink: .
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Post by twebster »

Hi ya' Tom, :D

I'm glad you've stopped by. :D Youcaptured the texture of the wings very well. Each cell between the veins is like a facet. Nicely done. :D

Best regards as always, :D
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Post by Ken Ramos »

Let me also welcome you to the forums Tom. Everyone seems to be getting these colorful dragonflies. I guess where I live the only thing colorful is the language. :lol: A wonderful first post Tom! :D

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Post by salden »

Hey Tom :smt006

Nice details on the wings. Looks almost like stained glass.
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Post by Wim van Egmond »

Beautiful colours and a good compostition!


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Post by TomWhelan »

Thanks everyone - I'm not exactly a newcomer, but I haven't posted here in a looong time, so I might as well be.

I didn't have to cast a spell. This was an early morning shot of a newly emerged dragon. It did fly around, but not much. I was up to my shins in water at the edge of a pond for this, my tripod is still sloshing...
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