Beautiful & Intricated Wings

© Maria A. Gonzalez

Beautiful & Intricated Wings

Aimee S. McMaster December 29, 2010

....good morning to you..love dragonflies....wonderful detail Maria...I like the contrast between the foliage & the dragonfly..well done... #1339391

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic December 29, 2010

Wonderful detail on this Maria and great POV. I would have liked to see how fast you could get up off your belly if this thing moved. :) LOL #9130382

Val Feldman level-deluxe December 29, 2010

LOL, Mia! I know exactly what you mean when you're hunkered down and hoping your subject will cooperate...and not take off....like, into your hair! :)Ooo, now there's a thought to start your day off with! :) :) Great detail and beautiful color on this intricately winged wonder! #9130410

Douglas Pignet December 29, 2010

What a lovely place you have to work Maria and be able to have all of these beautiful things around you...Wonderful capture with great lighting and colors #9130413

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe December 29, 2010

HI Maria. Excellent details, pov and capture. Great effort. #9130464

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 29, 2010

Excellent capture Maria - Your effort really paid off! Jeff #9130484

frank w. degenhardt level-classic December 29, 2010

Well the extra work of getting into the perfect condition is so well rewarded my friend. I had to laught when you said you had to get down on your stomach to take the picture and know the different things I have done to get that picture and imagine all the things we do as photgraphers to get that perfect shot. Quite comical when you think about it.
This is so unique and a beautiful look with its wings forward and out staight like that. A handsome fella or pretty lady, which ever it is, with fasinating colors and detailed features. Well worth that extra effort my dear friend. #9130772

Marty Straub December 30, 2010

You must have mesmerized him, Mia. You captured some amazing detail from wingtip to wingtip. #9132863

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Description

Cheyenne Botanic Garden.
Manual hand-held F/25 1/200sec +2.7step 105 mm macro lens CWAverage flash..No filters or effects..I was very close to this beauty and laying down on my stomach.Glad didn't move.
Have a great day everyone.

Exif: F Number: 25, Exposure Bias Value: 2.67, ExposureTime: 10/2000 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, return light detected, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on December 29, 2010


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