Insects in Flight

Challenge #59 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Here's your chance to show us these amazing insects with their wings in action. showing off their beauty, colours, and speed. The insects should be flying around in their natural environment. Macro and close-up shots welcome. Size: MAXIMUM 1,600px on LONGER SIDE.
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Submitted: Thursday, 15th August, 2013 01:35 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 30th January, 2012
Focal length: 90 mm
Shutter speed: 1/5000 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 1600
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