Uploaded: June 22, 2010


Finally got one to stay still!!. I`ve chased them around but they`re like Butterflys,hard to get!.Doing some home projects here and trying to catch up!. Captured at F/6.3,1/640,Iso400,200mm.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 15625/10000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, auto mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90


Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic June 22, 2010

Incredible details Hal. Amazing work.
JP #1281245

Karen Bacon June 22, 2010

Awesome shot Hal! Perfect in every way! #8711077

Jack Ryan June 22, 2010

Outstanding detail and excellent comp...well timed and quite excellent. #8711078

Patricia Seidler June 22, 2010

I have chased a few around too. Not an easy capture, but you sure made this one look easy Hal. Great detail and dof. #8711110

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe June 22, 2010

Outstanding details, dof and lighting, Hal. A real beauty. #8711116

Tarun Bose June 22, 2010

Excellent capture with super details, Hal. #8711117

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe June 22, 2010

Exquisite detail and color captured here, perfect light! #8711197

Linda A. Braddock level-classic June 22, 2010

Hal, WOW! This is Gorgeous!! Beautiful Details and Color!! #8711202

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 22, 2010

Excellent detail and capture Hal! Jeff #8711214

Tiia Vissak June 22, 2010

a wonderful close-up! #8711305

Mike Clime June 22, 2010

Terrific macro and excellent details! #8711308

John Connolly June 22, 2010

Brilliant detail and excellent lighting in this fine macro capture, Hal! Your efforts really paid off big time here! #8711322

Jyri Vissak June 22, 2010

Great macro! Absolutely beautiful! #8711361

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 22, 2010

Wonderful capture and details. I think they're so cool looking , like praying mantis' they look so robotic (their heads) #8711429

Jack Gaskin June 22, 2010

Hey Macro Hal

This is a hell of a beautiful capture. great Detail & color....

Behave Yourself
Jack #8711432

Anita Hogue June 22, 2010

WOW, Hal, this is a fantastic macro! Yea, he is ugly but so ugly he is pretty! Awesome details! #8711471

Hosey M. Harrell III level-classic June 22, 2010

Fantastic capture, Hal!


Monnie Ryan June 22, 2010

Super capture, Hal! #8711547

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 22, 2010

fantastic macro! #8711584

Kerry Hill June 22, 2010

Fantastic capture with excellent details Hal! #8711597

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 22, 2010

Super-superb!! Look at all those tiny little hairs and pointy thingies on his legs (have no idea what they are called!) Wowza, Hal, I'm in Detail Heaven! (Beautiful color, comp and clarity, too! :) #8711688

Carol Eade level-addict June 22, 2010

Awesome dragonfly capture, Hal, love all that detail! #8711735

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna June 22, 2010

It's so UGLY, it's CUTE, Hal! Incredible macro! :-) k #8711784

Michelle Alton June 22, 2010

Exquisite dragon, Hal. #8711807

Thomas E. Hinds June 22, 2010

Terrific capture, Hal! #8711853

Christine Lobsinger level-classic June 22, 2010

I think she or he is a beauty!!!
SMILING CHRiS #8711898

Gord MacEachern June 22, 2010

Yes a face that only a mother could love lol..
Fantastic capture Hal, so far I have not been able to capture one of these guys.
Very well done! #8711911

Renata Gusciora June 22, 2010

Outstanding macro shot,Hal!Excellent details,clarity,great focus ans dof! #8711991

Robert K. Bemus level-classic June 23, 2010

A beautiful capture though, Hal!! #8712145

Dick W. Wyatt June 23, 2010

A great image Hal. Well done. #8712163

Ken R. Frischkorn June 23, 2010

Fantastic macro Hal with a wonderful composition and clarity Dragonflies are a hard one to get photos of but you have done it beautifully. #8712965

Melissa Olsen June 23, 2010

I think he is beautiful!
Remarkable clarity and great color!
Do you think he landed so you could get his picture, he sort of looks like he might be thinking..."okay buddy you have one shot...make it good!" ;-) #8713284

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe June 23, 2010

Extremely excellent capture, Hal!!!! #8713883

Kathleen Brennan June 24, 2010

Excellent capture of this dragonfly, Hal! Love the color and bokeh in the BG! #8714935

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 24, 2010

WOWZA! Definitely has the wow factor Hal! Those wings are beautiful...would love to get one of those!

jo ann c.

Dick W. Wyatt June 25, 2010

I beg your pardon, it's beautiful . Think of all the mosquitoes it eats !!

Well done my friend. #8715854

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic June 25, 2010

Great job Hal!!! One of the best dragonfly photos I've ever seen! #8716124

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic June 26, 2010

A beauty, Hal. Well done!! #8717647

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic June 27, 2010

Very Beautiful work Hal! #8719835

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe July 02, 2010

Incredible detail and clarity, Hal...he's quite amazingly beautiful the way you have captured him here! #8731192

Renata Gusciora July 03, 2010

Terrific capture,super details,focus,clarity and dof,Hal! #8732957

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe July 04, 2010

Truly fabulous capture, Hal! Happy 4th!! #8733948

Anita Hogue July 04, 2010

WOW, Hal.......he is posing for you.....This is awesome! #8734564

Kathleen Brennan July 10, 2010

Gorgeous detail and color! #8747091

Julianne Bradford July 11, 2010

But what a wonderful capture Hal!! #8749230

Bill Houghton July 12, 2010

Hal, great shot of the dragonfly. They are hard to get sometimes. Good job. Have a great week, Bill #8750978

Carla Capra level-classic February 09, 2011

Wow, this is an awesome image.
;) CC #9222812

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