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Blue Dasher Portrait

I was trying different lens, extension tube placement and teleconverters along with fill flash to get better effects for photographing the dragonflies. When I get what I feel is the best combination, I will post it here. 46 more words


Hunting for Critters at a Small Local Park

Taking advantage of some slightly cooler temperatures recently, we’ve been grabbing our cameras and going for hikes in local urban wildernesses.  We were surprised and delighted to get such clear shots of some beautiful insects with my cheap camera.


Post #300! - Photo Binge 2014 - Day 6: Cook's Slough

Round numbers are always kind of cool.  Three hundred posts for this blog is a nice milestone to achieve  Thank you for hanging around all this time.  371 more words


Migrant Hawker, Aeshna mixta

I haven’t just seen a Migrant Hawker. Well, I have sort of..

I just identified a Migrant Hawker on somebodies blog and I thought that I better do a Migrant Hawker post in case he comes round to check me out. 129 more words

Tramp's Bestiary

Hot, hot summer – that means new nature and macro shots!

Here’s a selection of new shots that I got the last weekend. I was out at 6 in the morning on Friday, at 8 on Saturday and another couple of hours on Sunday… this is the outcome: 168 more words

Mirrorless System Cameras

Pennants in the Wind

This is a common scene in meadows on warm summer days: a Pennant dragonfly, perched on a stalk of grass in a field of goldenrod, constantly adjusting its position in response to a slight breeze. 7 more words

Nature Photography