Dragonflies! neither dragons nor flies!
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This challenge is just for DRAGONFLIES, (Order Odonata, Suborder Anistera) possibly the fastest fliers in the insect kingdom. The dragonflies must be outside, on flowers, leaves, flying around, or just doing what dragonflies do; NOT under studio lights. Macro shots welcome. NO photos of Damselflies (Order Odonata, Suborder Zygoptera) please. They are usually smaller than dragonflies and will be DQ'd. They will have their own challenge later. http://bugguide.net/node/view/191/bgpage will provide more information about dragonflies. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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Saturday, 5th January, 2013 (GMT)
Saturday, 12th January, 2013 – Friday, 18th January, 2013 (GMT)
Saturday, 19th January, 2013 – Friday, 25th January, 2013 (GMT)
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New Zealand Bush Dragonfly, (in Māori language Kapokapowai) Uropetala carovei Manual focus
|Submitted:||Saturday, 12th January, 2013 12:51 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Monday, 7th January, 2013|
|Focal length:||148 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/500 sec|
|Notes:||Manual focus; Sigma 105mm plus EC 1.4|
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