Re-post: Blue Dasher dragonfly

18 08 2013

Originally posted August 17, 2012

As much as I prefer shooting in diffused or overcast light, I’m kind of liking these dragonfly shots with the strong shadows—there’s something stark and graphic about them! Blue Dasher dragonfly (Pachydiplax longipennis), photographed at Green Spring Gardens

© Cindy Dyer. All rights reserved.

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19 08 2013
eightdecades

Yes the dark shadows and the clear image of the shadowed wing look great, nice photo.

1 10 2013
Steve Schwartzman

One advantage of bright light is that you can stop down for increased depth of field to record more of the wing venation along with an in-focus body.

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