The Real McCoy.......for Don

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© Donna Mullins
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UploadedOctober 8, 2011
TakenAugust 8, 2009
ModelCanon EOS 50D
Exposure1/1600 sec at f/13
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length240 mm


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My husband and I had the pleasure last night of meeting Don Garrett and his lovely wife Susan at fellow JPGer,Mark Gilliland's photo exhibit in Chatt.,Tn.Mark's photos are great! It was also a pleasure to meet him. We had a ball! This was my first JPG meet-up. So exciting! those of you that know Don,know that he occasionally likes to post a funny photo. A while back Don entitled a photo PLEASE NAME THE SPECIES that featured a PLASTIC dragonfly. Thank goodness i was not the first one on the comment page. No doubt I would have said something like....That is the most unusual dragonfly that i have ever seen.! After looking close at the photo and the comments,I knew that we had been HAD. LOL! Everytime i see a dragonfly now, I think of Don's photo. I got my chance to play a little joke myself last night. I presented Don with an 8x10 of this photo...The Real McCoy. just had to do it.He liked it.This photo is dedicated to Don,my JPG friend.

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  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (8 Oct 2011):

    I am so glad you met Donald and Susan Garrett..You are right they are lovely people.. My husband and I met them in March...I'll have to look up that plastic dragonfly that Don posted awhile back as I may have been clueless it was plastic:) Love your picture and your narrative for this entry..

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (8 Oct 2011):

    wow, dragonflies are my favorite and this is a great capture of one!!

  • JanElle

    JanElle gave props (8 Oct 2011):

    Oh, what a beauty! He's definitely a 'live' Gorgeous shot..

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (8 Oct 2011):

    THANKS SO MUCH, DONNA!! You are a great friend! Original dragonfly shot:

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   said (8 Oct 2011):

    P.S. After I get that 8x10 framed, I'll have to post a shot of it! ☺

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (8 Oct 2011):

    Beautiful capture of this dragonfly, Donna!! Very well captured (they're quite hard to catch for me!) Fantastic colors!!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (8 Oct 2011):

    What a fantastic shot and a perfect tribute! I remember that shot of Don's, which was incredibly funny.

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (8 Oct 2011):

    This is really outstanding photo and dedication

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins said (9 Oct 2011):

    Thank you so much Linda Houghton for the spotlight,and thanks to Don Garrett for the nomination for photo of the week!

  • Anuchit Sundarakiti

    Anuchit Sundarakiti gave props (9 Oct 2011):

    Great focus and Excellent colors, details and light !!!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (9 Oct 2011):

    I guess that this one got by me, but you got your "evens". LOL! Great observation and response!!!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (9 Oct 2011):

    Don can be quite the prankster! This is a wonderful dedication to a great friend!

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt   gave props (9 Oct 2011):

    this is quite the beauty!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (9 Oct 2011):

    A cool capture, it looks as if you are having a great deal of fun and that is what art and JPG should be about, congratulations my friends and I hope to meet you some day.

  • Jim Bennett

    Jim Bennett   gave props (9 Oct 2011):

    Great photo Donna. Keep them coming...

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (10 Oct 2011):

    This is fabulous and such a great tribute to our sweet Don.

  • misha otaared

    misha otaared gave props (11 Oct 2011):

    a lovely capture, donna (and clearly the real thing). :)

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (11 Oct 2011):

    excellent detail, love this Donna

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (11 Oct 2011):

    Looking forward to seeing this framed. A superb capture of a REAL dragonfly...LOL! Good one, Donna.

  • Otilia Sonderson

    Otilia Sonderson said (11 Oct 2011):

    I love dragonflies, and this picture is one of the best that I have seen. So clear!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (11 Oct 2011):

    great shot Donna.Yes Don is a prankster at times... I remember the shot you are referring too. This is a great tribute to Don.. He will love this. Are not meet=ups the best thing ever? love them ...

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (12 Oct 2011):

    M A G N I F I Q U E n t r y !

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (12 Oct 2011):

    Lines and dof awesome---excellent clarity and textures

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (12 Oct 2011):

    Excellent capture...nice entry.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (13 Oct 2011):

    Your dragonfly photo is awesome, Donna!!! So glad that you got to meet up with Don and Susan. I am looking forward to getting to meet them and others in Phoenix. I have had three meet ups now, it is a wonderful experience : )

  • Lynn Pepper

    Lynn Pepper gave props (13 Oct 2011):

    Well Done!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (13 Oct 2011):

    Great catch !!!

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (14 Oct 2011):

    Stunning detail Donna, you hit the fly right on the head ☺

  • Debbie Smartt

    Debbie Smartt   gave props (17 Oct 2011):

    This is amazing and I love the Bokeh!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (18 Oct 2011):

    so clear and crisp! wonderful dedication to our friend Don!

  • Marta Vall

    Marta Vall gave props (18 Oct 2011):


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  • Zapata Juan P

    Zapata Juan P   gave props (23 Oct 2011):

    wonderful capture

  • Amanda Garrett

    Amanda Garrett gave props (26 Oct 2011):

    Very nice capture! Awesome that you had a JPG meet up too!

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (29 Oct 2011):

    A wonderful image, story, and dedication! Love it!

  • Raymond Fausel

    Raymond Fausel gave props (2 Nov 2011):

    cool shot

  • Sarah Terokowskie

    Sarah Terokowskie   gave props (13 Nov 2011):

    Beautiful shot, I love it.

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (23 Feb 2012):

    great capture!

  • Ted Anderson

    Ted Anderson (Deleted) gave props (14 Mar 2012):


  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (9 Mar 2013):


  • Talia Krasicka

    Talia Krasicka gave props (21 Sep 2014):

    Superb! Now, I am curious of Don's Shot!

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