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Aug 04, 2012 05:16 |  #1

First hawker dragonfly this year that's settled in the garden for a while.

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Aug 04, 2012 10:32 |  #2

beautiful Brian, really like 2-4 a lot, especially 2 and 3




  
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Aug 04, 2012 10:38 as a reply to  @ rick_reno's post |  #3

Fantastic shots Brian.


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Aug 04, 2012 11:59 |  #4

must be nice to get a pristine southern hawker in your garden




  
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Aug 04, 2012 12:52 |  #5

Great work Brian.


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Aug 04, 2012 13:25 |  #6

Great shots, last 2 are my fav


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Aug 04, 2012 17:25 |  #7

Wonderful pics of it Brian (I believe its a Southern).

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Aug 04, 2012 19:50 |  #8

a real beauty brian.
love the portrait.


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Aug 05, 2012 01:30 |  #9

Thanks for the comments everyone- had the pleasure of watching it hunt in the front garden for quite a while
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Aug 05, 2012 22:08 |  #10

how do you all get so close to their face without them flying off?




  
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Aug 06, 2012 01:26 |  #11

CanonXtiDude wrote in post #14819332 (external link)
how do you all get so close to their face without them flying off?

With great care and without shading the light on them which tends to restrict the shooting angles.
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Aug 06, 2012 02:15 |  #12

love the detail in the last shot


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