Discussion in 'Landscape & Cityscape' started by Detoff, Sep 5, 2007.
A young Drake Mallard
Sunflower, poppy & thistles
Dragonfly in flight
How many times did you have to try to get a shot of a dragonfly in flight ? I tried it last weekend but no success at all. Nice pictures.
This is the second one I'm really happy with. I've taken about 40 shots trying to get it right. I shoot them on a bright day so I can get plenty of shutter speed at about f7.1 (my lens is sharper there than wide open). I watch them to see where they are hovering as they seem to have a pattern/territory. Once I find where they are hovering I sneak in to about the minimum focus distance of my lens. After that I just shoot and shoot till I get what I'm after.
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