Mosquito Hawk

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Mosquito Hawk

Nancyj Hovey Student 9/2/2009 8:51:23 PM

This 'Mosquito Hawk' was flying around the Lotus & Water lilies.
This one decided to rest on a dried Lotus stalk.

Have a wonderful day. #1175836

Melissa Gurdus 9/2/2009 10:53:54 PM

Great timing to capture this dragon with such clarity taken with wonderful shallow DOF, Nancy!!! #7911115

Tamara K. Walker 9/3/2009 12:15:04 AM

Wonderful close up! #7911202

Nancyj Hovey 9/3/2009 2:23:24 AM

THANK YOU Melissa and Tamara! Have a wonderful day! 8o) #7911368

Michelle Alton 9/3/2009 2:32:11 AM

Terrific capture, Nancy. I have seen thousands of dragon flies, but never saw one eat anything! But that explains why they hang out near water! #7911378

Nancyj Hovey 9/3/2009 3:15:49 AM

Good morning Michelle, THANK you!! 8o) #7911460

Sabrina Ryan 9/3/2009 6:17:57 PM

Wow! Nice macro of this beautiful Dragonfly, Nancy!! #7913622

Nancyj Hovey 9/3/2009 6:24:54 PM

Hi Sabrina, glad you like this guy, there are so many at these ponds.. THANK YOU 8o) #7913644

Gina Cormier 9/4/2009 6:52:00 AM

Awesome capture and comp work Nancy!!! #7915003

Nancyj Hovey 9/4/2009 6:54:30 AM

Gina
THANK YOU my friend. 8o) #7915013

Lorna Shutter 9/7/2009 8:05:24 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your EFP for this awesome macro image, Nancyj!!!!! :) Photobucket #7922332

Nancyj Hovey 9/7/2009 8:12:19 AM

Lorna...
THANK YOU SO MUCH for your congrats & your EFP dance... lol... 8o) #7922355

Mitch Spence 9/7/2009 12:46:40 PM

Beautifully seen and composed macro, Nancy. #7922813

Nancyj Hovey 9/7/2009 1:17:11 PM

Hi Mitch...
THANK YOU so much for your wonderful comment, and continued support...nice to see you again! 8o) #7922875

Bill Houghton 9/8/2009 2:35:47 PM

Nancy, this is a beautiful macro shot. Great job capturing this. Have a wonderful week. God bless, Bill

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Bill Houghton Photography #7926319

Nancyj Hovey 9/8/2009 2:56:12 PM

Bill
THANK YOU so much...glad you like my dragonfly image!!! 8o) #7926354

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Description

American Indians nicknamed the dragonflies and damselflies 'Mosquito Hawk'
because they eat so many mosquitos!

Hand held macro.
(Details & Macro 9/2/2009)

Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/600 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 64, FocalLength: 9.22 mm, Model: SP590UZ

Uploaded on 9/2/2009 8:46:10 PM

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