Roseate Skimmer

© Ken Slade

Roseate Skimmer

Uploaded: May 23, 2008


This is the female Roseate Skimmer.
Two front legs folded behind head which is typical for dragonflies.
Late afternoon - cloudy conditions - flash fired.

Aperture = f8.0
Shutter = 1/100s
ISO = 800
Focal Length = 240mm
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM lens


Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, red-eye reduction mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 240.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT


May 23, 2008

Fantastic capture!!! I took some today of the same kind, had no clue what it was called though :) #927609

Kathy Shogren level-classic May 24, 2008

Beautiful capture Ken. Love the folded leg captured too. I am not familiar with the rosette, could this be the roseate? #5971613

Ken Slade May 24, 2008

Thanks Kathy for the comment AND for making me realize I misspelled the title! #5971695

Kathy Shogren level-classic May 24, 2008

LOL. Well, I saw another dragon after yours with the same ID and it made me wonder if I was missing something. #5971739

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict May 24, 2008

Outstanding and beautiful capture, Ken, awesome details, great comp and perfect background!

Debby #5973007

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 24, 2008

superb Ken... clarity and dof are perfect! #5973699

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict June 01, 2008

Gorgeous image, Ken, great clarity, comp, and beautiful complimentary background!

Debby #6006342

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