His mouth is open?

Uploaded: May 29, 2008 09:27:42


This is another dragonfly but this time I think his mouth is open. :-)

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D


Philippe Vieux-Jeanton May 29, 2008

Wow!! Look like a WINNER to me :) #931347

Janice Sullivan May 29, 2008

NICE!!!! I really like the clarity of the dragonfly! Darkening the edges pulls me into your subject. #5993432

Kathy Cline May 29, 2008

Thank you so much Philippe, and Janice. Both of you have beautiful galleries and I had such fun looking at all your incredible photos! BLessings Kathy #5993735

Liz blahh May 29, 2008

Great capture and clarity. #5993741

Kathy Cline May 29, 2008

HI LIZ thanks for sending me a sweet note. I loved your baby Zebra in your gallery. Have a blessed day! KATHY #5993882

May 29, 2008

WOW!!!! Amazing photo! Love it!

:) #5993893

randy dannheim May 29, 2008

Kathy this is magazine material - WTG #5994621

Kathy Cline May 29, 2008

HI RANDY You are so kind to send that wonderful comment. First of all I think your photos need to be a published book...just call it THE ARIZONA! Later this eve. Im going to take my time and view all the pages which are incedible and now Im going to put you as one of MY FAVORITES!! The "LORD" has truly blessed you with a camera!! KATHY #5994906

Dave Ombrello May 29, 2008

What a stunning macro image Kathy, yhe detail and composition are excellent, and yes this one is chatting to you. lol #5995183

A P May 29, 2008

Outragous Kathy. Your macro work just blows me away. I agree with Randy, magazine material! #5995228

Bill Knaps May 29, 2008

Wow Kathy a most beautiful shot. A winner. Bill #5995268

Christian Rosito June 19, 2008

Congratulations Kathy! an excellent finalist!! #6078306

Kathy Cline June 19, 2008

HI Christian....wow I cant beleive it! Thanks for being the first one to send me a note. GOD BLESS Im so excited!! Kathy #6078323

A P June 19, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist. An outstanding vacation and this too. Lucky girl!!! On to the WIN #6078507

Kathy Shogren level-classic June 19, 2008

Big congrats Kathy on this wonderful finalist! I do believe that the mouth is a poor little bug that he is dining on. #6081094

Kathy Cline June 19, 2008

HEY GUYS all the way from Costa Rica (our vacation) thank you all sooooo much for sending me such wonderful news and kind comments!!! Kathy maybe you are right about his mouth and a bug....I have no idea! I was just lucky that day in my back yard with my canon macro lens! BLESSINGS TO ALL PHOTO FRIENDS!! Kathy #6082744

Aimee S. McMaster July 20, 2008

....a beautiful image of this halloween pennant dragonfly.....fine detail & clarity...congratulations on your finalist Kathy...Aimee #6200620

Laurie Daily level-deluxe July 22, 2008

WoW, Kathy...this dragonfly is a beauty. I have been chasing them, but no real luck yet this summer...now I am so inspired! #6216096

Inge Linden January 23, 2009

Perfection in every way...Congratulations Kathy! #7073758

Laurence Saliba level-classic February 24, 2009

This is so beautiful!! CONGRATULATIONS Kathy!! #7211714

Bill Houghton February 26, 2009

Kathy, thanks for the compliment, but I don't deserve it. This is a superb capture of this dragonfly. Your shots are incredible. God bless to you, Bill #7219301

Erica Murphy level-deluxe March 02, 2009

OMG, this is so beautiful Kathy!! I have tried so hard to get a good bug and it's so hard. This is just amazing. What lens did you use? The detail is great and your lizard one also has really spectacular detail. #7232489

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 03, 2009

Unreal, the clarity in this image is amazing Kathy.

Your work is AWESOME!!! Oh yeah, congratulations!!!

Donna #7239264

Melissa G. Meiselman May 29, 2009

I agree...the clarity here is simply amazing, Kathy!! Big congratulations!! #7576594

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