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December 18, 2010
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Make
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
Sensor Size
5mm
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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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:iconredbuddha15:
Redbuddha15 Feb 23, 2014   Photographer
This art is featured here -> :iconfeaturephoto:
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:icongiannisskarparis:
giannisskarparis Aug 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
nice capture
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:iconstephiphotography:
Your work has been featured here :D - [link]
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:iconpeak032:
Peak032 May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome shot of the worlds best flyer!
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:iconbluesgrass:
bluesgrass Mar 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:wow: breathtaking :wow:
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:icon5ivex5ive:
Bravo! Couldn't be better.
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looziker Jan 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
oh, how i miss summer and all the damselflies and dragonflies flying around.
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PassionAndTheCamera Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow! This is such a great picture!
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