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[IMG]DSC01440 by Lee Abernethy, on Flickr[/IMG]
 



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Downy Emerald on a lilac leaf

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Dragonflies in flight
If I recognize correctly, downy emeralds (Cordulia aenea) to be exact

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α7R IV + Sony FE 5.6-6.3/200-600 G OSS @ 600 mm, f/8, 1/1600 s, ISO 1600

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α7R IV + Sony FE 5.6-6.3/200-600 G OSS @ 600 mm, f/8, 1/1600 s, ISO 3200

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α7R IV + Sony FE 5.6-6.3/200-600 G OSS @ 600 mm, f/8, 1/1600 s, ISO 1600
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Fred_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 June 2020 at 21:04
Quite a challenge to capture them in flight Heikki!


Here is an "easy one" that came up as 'Random shot' today, but fits here well too


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Post Options Post Options   Quote mariuszlo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 June 2020 at 20:28
On the concrete pavement.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Hezu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 June 2020 at 21:02
Originally posted by Fred_S Fred_S wrote:

Quite a challenge to capture them in flight Heikki!
These have tendency to stop to hover in one spot for a while, so that means the only challenges left are getting aim and focus right...

This was easier subject to photograph:

Four-spotted chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata)

α99 II + Sigma EX 150 mm 1:2.8 APO Macto DG HSM @ 150 mm, f/6.3, 1/200 s, ISO 125
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Fred_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 July 2020 at 21:42
Good catch Ken!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote bms44974 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 July 2020 at 19:07
1. Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis) male


2. Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa) female


both with A7R4 + SEL90M28

TFL... Brian
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Here are a few from the last couple of weeks:



Sony a99ii + Minolta 200mm f4 Macro @ 200mm, f10, 1/800, ISO 2000



Sony a99ii + Minolta 200mm f4 Macro @ 200mm, f11, 1/1000, ISO 3200



Sony a9 + Sony 200-600mm GM + Sony 1.4x @ 840mm, f10, 1/1000, ISO 640



Sony a9 + Canon FD 50mm f3.5 Macro SSC @ 50mm, f8?, 1/1600, ISO 1600

Edited by pawel - 19 July 2020 at 21:18
|a99ii|7D| |a7Rii|

|CZ16-35|CZ24-70|M35 f2|S35 f1.4|CZ50|M28-135 f4-4.5|M80-200 f2.8|CZ85|M100 f2|CZ135|M200 f2.8|M200 f4|M300 f2.8HS|M400 f4.5|Ʃ500 f4.5 EX|M600 f4| |S24-105G|CZ35 f2.8|CZ55 f1.8|
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Post Options Post Options   Quote pbcbob Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20 July 2020 at 02:38
You have just rekindled my interest in macro photography. Time to dust off the Minolta 100mm F2.8 macro.
Great job.
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