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Cleared for takeoff...

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by Holmes, Sep 29, 2008.

  1. Holmes

    Holmes

    Oct 28, 2006
    Wyoming, USA
    Out chasing dragonflies but it was too late in the day, harsh light and breezy. Gave up on getting a nice shot and went for a fun perspective. This guy was fairly cooperative while I crawled around on my belly!

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  2. Heh heh, yes this is a nice view!!!
     
  3. aspiringphotos

    aspiringphotos

    Sep 26, 2008
    Kansas
    Whatever it takes to get the shot, right? Hehe. Nice perspective and detail, for sure.
     
  4. Cool shot, I spent the afternoon looking for dragons, seems like they have cleared out. Hate I missed them, just got got a D300:frown:
     
  5. aspiringphotos

    aspiringphotos

    Sep 26, 2008
    Kansas
    Sorry you missed them, Tom. I've been out every day for the past 10 days and autumn is happening fast. Last week there were TONS of them, lots of fall flowers, lots of monarchs. Every day more blooms wither, fewer butterflies and dragonflies.

    We'll get to shoot some pretty fall color soon, hopefully.
     
  6. leifw

    leifw

    472
    Jul 25, 2007
    Bozeman, MT
    Nice!
     
  7. Holmes

    Holmes

    Oct 28, 2006
    Wyoming, USA
    Thank you, folks. The dragonflies are on the way out here, too, as fall sets in with cold nights and short days.

    I was never much on dragonflies.... until I started chasing them around! Sort of an addictive practice, to be sure. Started too late this year but I'll be ready for the little flying machines come next spring.

    Just another obsession brought into my life courtesy of the Cafe members :) 
     
  8. cszakolczai

    cszakolczai

    94
    Oct 1, 2008
    NJ
    awesome shot... I hate bugs but thats really cool.
     
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