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Old Jul 31, 2014, 11:22 PM   #1
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Default Dragonflies!

I have actually been using my E-620 since our recent vacation. Today I spent a couple of hours attempting to get dragonflies to pose for a portrait instead of flitting around like maniacs. All these were taken with the Zuiko 70-300 lens, with the zoom at 300 or very close to that. It does pretty well in the right conditions. Today had bright sunshine behind me and practically no wind. In over 250 shots, I did get a few that I thought were not too bad.
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Old Aug 1, 2014, 9:23 AM   #2
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Nice captures Angie. I like #2 and #4 the best. Thanks for posting those shots.
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Old Aug 1, 2014, 9:56 AM   #3
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Agree with what Steven said. I recently learned of a trick to getting great dragonfly shots but haven't had time to try it so can't verify it works. If you watch them closely it is said they will always come back to the same perch so what you do is find it and slowly move toward it till they fly away. Then wait and repeat when they return until you are close enough to get some really good shots.

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