Dragonfly at work

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    invisible Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Yeah, these images prove that I need a macro lens ASAP! I followed this guy around as fast as I could, but couldn't get much closer due to focusing issues.

    (Taken at Whiteshell Provincial Park, in Manitoba, Canada)
     
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    2nd one is better, not bad for no macro lens
     
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    On the first shot I think the harsh contrasts of the leaf distract attention from the butterfly.

    The second one is better at isolating the butterfly, but I agree that a macro lens could make these better. ;)
     
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    Thanks for the comments, guys... Much appreciated.

    Agreed. As soon as I noticed that, I asked the dragonfly to move to another leaf, and the second shot happened :) Unfortunately, composition-wise I think I like the first one better.
     
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    Bump, just to ask those in-the-know (i.e., insect shooters) what I should have done to make these images look better. Thanks for your time and help!
     

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