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09-JUL-2005 Sayer

Dragonfly on my Finger

In our garden

I tried for a long time to get this photo.
It's difficult to manage the camera with attached flash with one hand while your subject is on the other!

Canon EOS 350D ,Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro
1/200s f/16.0 at 105.0mm iso100 with Flash full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
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Guest 28-Jan-2007 02:29
This is incredible, what a catch!!!! Magnifique!
Serdar ÍNAL 21-Aug-2006 13:27
Hello Sayer. All of them are great. I would like to learn if you used external speedlight and tripod. Best regards.
Guest 19-Aug-2006 11:47
About imposible using a flash bracket! Great shot.
Man, some of these dragons are larger than I remembered. This is great, gives an idea to the size of it. And I know the sizes can vary a lot with them, like all insects and animals. I think it was a frog you had shots of that was SO much smaller than I'd have imagined. Fun shot, can be hard getting near one much less having it land on your finger.
Guest 08-Sep-2005 21:05
Brilliant shot. I've befriended a Common Whitetail in my garden this summer and can even take him for short walks on my hand. Swing the camera up to take a shot and off he goes. John
Sayer11-Jul-2005 13:57
Thanks Linda! I had to tell him about 20 jokes before he finally smiled for the shot. ;)
Guest 10-Jul-2005 16:44
Brilliant, absolutely brilliant! That proves patience pays lol. Great picture, well done.
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