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Aug 28, 2008 20:14 |  #1

I have become quite addicted to trying to catch good photos of dragonflies, though it is very very difficult with a 28-105 or 70-300 cheap lenses. Here is one I got yesterday which I am pretty happy with.

Shot with my Tamron 70-300mm el cheapo lens :o

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Aug 28, 2008 20:16 |  #2

I have been trying to catch them as well with much less luck than you. Nice shot.


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Aug 28, 2008 20:21 |  #3

great capture!


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Aug 29, 2008 01:21 |  #4

Lovely capture :)
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Aug 29, 2008 04:28 |  #5

its not that easy with any lens - ultra close ups are easier than distant shots of shy specimens. On balance I think the best lens is a 300mm prime with a tube.


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Aug 29, 2008 04:33 |  #6

Nice shot.

Definitely not an easy task but you have done quite well with that lense.

I disagree with Toby (racketman) above with regard to the lense - I have always found that my Canon 70-200 F4L USM is the best lense to use if you cant get that close to them. If you can get closer, then the Canon 100mm macro is a very good choice.

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Aug 29, 2008 09:41 |  #7

good one! :-)


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Aug 30, 2008 06:34 |  #8

great capture, i find i am now addicted to them, will post some of mine later


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