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Flight of the Dragon by erezmarom Flight of the Dragon by erezmarom
A dragonfly hovering in midair.
shot at 1/1250sec, the wings are still blurry, showing the amazing speed at which this incredible hunter operates.
Rishon lake, Israel.
Reprocessed.

On November 15th, 2010 this shot was highly commended on the Burrard-Lucas wildlife photo contest.

On December 10th, 2010 this shot was featured on Earthshots.org.

Canon 40D
Tamron 180mm macro
hand-held, manual focus, natural light

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skendle16 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2015
thats f'ing cool.
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Redbuddha15 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
This art is featured here -> :iconfeaturephoto:
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giannisskarparis Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
nice capture
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StephiPhotography Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013
Your work has been featured here :D - [link]
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Peak032 Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome shot of the worlds best flyer!
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:iconbluesgrass:
bluesgrass Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:wow: breathtaking :wow:
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5iveX5ive Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013
Bravo! Couldn't be better.
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firxxx Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013
perfect
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:iconlooziker:
looziker Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
oh, how i miss summer and all the damselflies and dragonflies flying around.
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PassionAndTheCamera Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow! This is such a great picture!
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:iconyaiden:
Yaiden Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012   Digital Artist
amazing!
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:iconimaagination:
imaagination Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
OMG!!! That is truly A M A Z I N G!!!! love it so much!!! :aww:
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:iconcailingore:
CailinGore Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012  Professional Photographer
This is amazing! :D
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Enkased Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012
Featured! [link]
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:iconnukaalbastra:
nukaalbastra Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Stunning!
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Elillustrated Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Featured in my journal! [link] :heart: :wave:
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photoflacky Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2012
love your work...kind regards.....lee
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Shutter-Shooter Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi!
This deviation has been featured Here!
Make sure you favorite the Journal so your beautiful art gets more exposure.
:tighthug:
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Robert-PJ Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2012  Professional Photographer
you already know it is a perfect image.. however you have also my "yes it is spectacular !" :aww: have a nice day :sun:
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Evey-Eyes Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello. I'm allowed to feature this wonderful work in my journal [link] . I hope you don't mind.

Good continuation.
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CreativeCasualty Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2012
*jaw drops*
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Shutter-Shooter Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:jawdrop:
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CreativeCasualty Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012
exactly! It's amazing!
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ShellyBad Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing shot!! :shocked: Right moment!! :icongoodjobsign:

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder :eye:
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IAMTHEONLYBEN Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
jealous
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Andrew-Graphics Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Incredible, wonderful job
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:iconzebraa:
Zebraa Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Student General Artist
Awesome shot !
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dalantech Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Stunning!
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21521652020 Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Great shot!
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cdp103188 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I wish I had some spare cash right now. I'd get a print of this for my living room otherwise.
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chmil Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2011  Student Artist
awesome :o
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deanreevesii Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Holy s#!t that's amazing. Just... wow.
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Annabelle-Chabert Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011   Photographer
Incredible shot :faint:
Outstanding moment captured :)
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:iconpernillaap:
Pernillaap Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow its beautiful!! It looks like he is smiling :P
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qarameliiz Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2011
wowww! :D
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qarameliiz Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2011
wowwww!!! :D
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harivode Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2011
ohh :wow: :la:
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AtTheWindow Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2011
very nice!!!
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Vero-O Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Very nice work!
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WaywardGypsy Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I am so amazed at the clarity when you consider how fast odonatans fly!
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spselfr Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2011
that is nuts
Great shot
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malaladanila Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2011
Great!
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:iconbgenny:
bgenny Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011
A rare enough glimpse into something our poor naked eye could never even fathom. It's imagination and mystery unravelled, how beautiful!
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JamminJo Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I love dragonfly's :) I have a collection of dragonfly favorites and your photo of "Flight of the Dragon" is my favorite!!!!!!
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Kurjenmarja Featured By Owner May 28, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Rare shot. Amazing!
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ironmanbr Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2011
Amazing!!!!!!!
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JacquelineBarkla Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2011  Professional General Artist
hi your stunning work has been featured! you can view the page here ;) [link]
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randomizator Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome, mind blowing shot...
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Rushgarroth Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2011
Awesome....
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onurgez Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2011
excelllent...
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Canon
Model
Canon EOS 40D
Shutter Speed
1/1250 second
Aperture
F/8.0
Focal Length
180 mm
ISO Speed
1600
Date Taken
Apr 30, 2010, 8:54:09 AM
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Adobe Photoshop CS5 Windows
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