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Variegated Meadowhawk


Variegated Meadowhawk
Photo Information
Copyright: Thomas Roach (sigint) Silver Note Writer [C: 3 W: 0 N: 26] (363)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-07-13
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D70, Nikkor 200mm f4 ED/IF macro
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/100 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-07-14 12:41
Viewed: 3236
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Took this in 103 degree heat. The dragonflies love the heat and I got some good close-ups. This is a new species for me. As always used a Gitzo G2228 carbon mono tripod with Kirk BH-3 [?] ball head, ISO 200, SB-800 fill flash, and Photoshop CS2 to crop, adjust levels and sharpen.

A year in Thailand where 11 months of the year I lived in a thatched hut and temps were always between 97 to 107 helped wreck my brain so 103 degrees seems tolerable even to my 66 year old frame.

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  • phlr Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1237 W: 130 N: 882] (2821)
  • [2005-07-14 12:51]
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Very good shot!
I can't identify this odonata, but it's beautiful.

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  • honza Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 533 W: 0 N: 720] (4197)
  • [2005-07-14 15:56]

Very nice photo of dragonfly. Perfect composition and sharpness.

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