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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Pipevine Swallowtail
by cmantx
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Submitted: Sunday, 11th August, 2013 21:35 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 9th April, 2012
Focal length: 500 mm
Shutter speed: 1/2000 sec
Aperture: F7.1
ISO: 800
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