Amazing Macro

 
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A macro of Pachydiplax longipennis or more commonly know as a Blue Dasher Dragonfly. Photographed is a male.

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BobbyEguilos - Mar 09, 2011 02:18 AM EDT
great shot!!!
Guest - Nov 05, 2007 09:15 PM EDT
agreeing with the other comments, great work. Am confused tho', re which macro lens is used here, as initially you wrote canon 180mm macro but later you wrote 100mm. Was the 180 a typo? I tried the Canon 100mm macro about 6 mos ago, and didn't persevere with it, so exchanged it for an ultra wide angle lens. Maybe I'll try the 100 mm again sometime and practice more with it : )
Guest - Aug 04, 2007 07:05 PM EDT
Wow, this is wonderful. The eyes of the dragonfly are awesome.
Guest - Apr 10, 2007 05:59 AM EDT
They say one picture speaks a thousand words. They are right with this photo it speaks for its self. Truely amaising
Guest - Feb 21, 2007 11:45 PM EDT
Stunning macro! Beautiful capture. Don
Guest - Feb 21, 2007 01:12 PM EDT
WOW no more to be said
Guest - Feb 21, 2007 11:03 AM EDT
Great Macro! Carol
Guest - Feb 21, 2007 09:49 AM EDT
That is an amazing macro - Nice work.
Guest - Feb 21, 2007 09:02 AM EDT
Hi Steve. This is a relatively cooperative species and I often am able to approach it very closely. There really were no tricks here ... just a good macro lens (Canon 100mm macro), a good tripod, and a cable release. I used a lower aperture to increase DOF. Here's the exif info : Model : Canon EOS 20D ShutterSpeedValue : 1/10Sec ApertureValue : F11.0 ExposureBiasValue : EV-1.0 MeteringMode : Division Flash : Not fired(Compulsory) FocalLength : 100.00(mm) Thanks for your input!!! Michelle
Guest - Feb 21, 2007 08:54 AM EDT
Amazing! Tell us how you captured this shot, please!

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