Dragonflies! neither dragons nor flies!

Challenge #29 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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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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French Dragonfly
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from Vauville, Normandy
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Submitted: Sunday, 13th January, 2013 14:30 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 1st July, 2012
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: 1/800 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 100
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