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Dragonfly


Dragonfly
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Copyright: Steve Coetzee (SteveCoetzee) Silver Note Writer [C: 9 W: 0 N: 66] (863)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-12-31
Categories: Insects
Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ150
Exposure: f/4, 1/1600 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-01-02 11:33
Viewed: 2777
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I found this little dragonfly on the banks of the Orange River, just North of Vioolsdrift border post between South Africa and Namibie.
I do not know its name/specie.
They are about 50mm long.
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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-01-02 14:02]

Hi Steve,great macro of this brown dragonfly in a very elegant pose on the ground,spectacuar details and perfect exposure,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Hello Steve
Beautiful photo with good composition, nice lighting and very good sharpness! This is a female of Brachythemis leucosticta , an African species which has expanded northwards in recent decades. In 2006 I was like to take same photos of the firsts (and lasts) specimens found so far in Cyprus.
Happy New Year!
Christodoulos

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  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2013-01-02 23:57]

beautifully framed. good angle and colors. nice dragon. tfs.

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