What a heck! Yet another Dragon

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by j.ankanpaa, Jun 30, 2008.

  1. :biggrin::biggrin::biggrin:

    I´m laughing in here! It´s so great to see so many Odonata shots pouring in here. I think I´m going to post to the guys in dedicated Odonata forum that if you want to see some Dragons and Damsels you should visit at Nikoncafe...

    One more Flat Wolf shot:
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    And one C. boltonii for Torben so that he won´t be confuced when visiting in Skåne :rolleyes:  (Good luck, Torben!!!)
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  2. now you're gonna make me wanna go out and find a oblongata or whatever it is and post pictures!

    hehehe if I call it out by name do you think they'll come to me so I can take its picture?
     
  3. Spectre

    Spectre

    Feb 20, 2008
    Oregon
    Jukka,
    In my case at least... you and Torben are to blame for the Odonata pictures.
    If you hadn't posted such excellent pictures, I probably wouldn't have wanted to try.:biggrin:
     
  4. I don´t know! :smile:

    I have always told them a certain joke, but I´m not sure does it work for you as it in finnish... Ok, here it goes:

    Mikä näistä seuraavista on hyönteinen?

    a) Ketunkovetelä
    b) Sudenkorento
    c) Karhunkolöysä

    ...and the right answer is... drum roll... B!

    I try to translate it (although it doesn´t make any sense)

    Which one of these following is an incect?

    a) Flobby Fox
    b) Relaxed Wolf
    c) Loose Bear

    You see, no sense at all :tongue:
     
  5. Yeah I know... there was a couple of years ago a guy called Tim "something" here who posted excellent Odonata shots... he had the same kind of effect on me... Haven´t seen him posting atleast here in macro forum for a long time... also there´s one guy who I really look up posting at Dpreview, Ronnie and you could see his work here (if you already haven´t), and it´s not just his Odonata shots, everything is magic: http://www.pbase.com/ronnie_14187
     
  6. tojor

    tojor

    Jul 27, 2005
    Denmark
    Beautiful shots Jukka. Thanks for the C. boltonii. Can't wait to get one, soon hopefully.
    Tim Z and Ronnie are exactly the two guys that got me started too.
     
  7. Yep, now that you mentioned "Z" I happen(!) to find his gallery (hopefully he won´t get mad posting it here): http://www.timzphotography.com/

    Ronnie is ofcorse in his own league... fantastic... Found one czech guy who has lot of excellent shots too: http://www.martinpustelnik.com/

    Hopefully you will see the boltonii... I think you should get a Philemon Arthur & the Dung -album when going to Skåne: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUJxSg4hI8o That´s one weird album... only swedish album I have... wait a minute... I have another album of Swedish origin... That band is called Dungen... what´s wrong with those people? :biggrin:
     
  8. Funny you should mention Ronnie, i have him in my FAV and was looking there the other day, a very powerful photographer and excellent!
     
  9. Excellent shots, Jukka, especially the first of the Flat wolf.
     
  10. Great shots as always Jukka.

    Alex
     
  11. Jukka,
    You can edit your title by clicking edit on your initial post and then looking for the 'Go Advanced' button, should be lower right IIRC once you are in the edit mode...
    Beautiful Dragons sir!
     
  12. Jeff Lee

    Jeff Lee

    May 16, 2006
    Oregon
    Nice images.....
     
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