Hitchn A Ride

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© Betty Maxey
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Photo Info
UploadedNovember 10, 2014
TakenAugust 30, 2014
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D7000
Exposure1/250 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm
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I can never resist a dragonfly. I believe this is a blue skimmer.......

Sometimes they really don"t want to be bothered, but this one posed just fine. The wind was blowing, so that line was moving quite a bit!

Thank you to David Zuercher for the spotlight !!!

23 responses

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (9 Nov 2014):

    Most excellent, Betty! Well done

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (9 Nov 2014):

    Perfect...They aren't always so easy to capture but you nailed it!

  • Kathryn Meyer

    Kathryn Meyer gave props (9 Nov 2014):

    Very nice image of this skittish insect!

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (9 Nov 2014):

    nice capture!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (10 Nov 2014):

    Need to put that by Don's pool.

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (10 Nov 2014):


  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (10 Nov 2014):

    I love this little guy in lightbox. The illusion that he has teeth and he is snarling is CUTE!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (10 Nov 2014):

    Wow! Fantastic shot!!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (10 Nov 2014):

    Outstanding macro--he must have a great dentist with a smile like that

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (11 Nov 2014):

    This entry is hitchhiking its way to the top of JPG's Theme Park!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (12 Nov 2014):


  • Daniel Zuercher

    Daniel Zuercher gave props (13 Nov 2014):

    Outstanding close up. Congrats Betty.

  • Bailey Cooper

    Bailey Cooper gave props (15 Nov 2014):

    The detail here is just insane. So good

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (17 Nov 2014):

    love this entry!!!

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (18 Nov 2014):

    wow this is great !!! love it and the detail is so clear !!!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (19 Nov 2014):

    An exceptional capture of this little beauty! I love it!!

  • Tom Piorkowski

    Tom Piorkowski (Deleted) gave props (19 Nov 2014):

    Great detail, nice work

  • Evelyne Schulte

    Evelyne Schulte gave props (28 Nov 2014):

    Excellent capture and entry!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (1 Dec 2014):

    fantastic catch!

  • Bruce Wendler

    Bruce Wendler gave props (5 Jan 2015):

    Interesting macro, nice catch.

  • John Chimon

    John Chimon said (27 May 2015):

    Very nice!, great shot

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles gave props (15 Mar 2016):

    Great macro

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (11 Apr 2016):

    what an amazing shot my friend...

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