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Old Jun 12, 2009, 10:43 PM   #1
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Default Today was dragonfly day...

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Old Jun 12, 2009, 11:18 PM   #2
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Wow! To see so many different types in one day. I'm jealous. If I see any it's only one.

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Old Jun 12, 2009, 11:50 PM   #3
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Good series , amazing colours, Dragonflies can be so hard to capture, well done.

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Jack,

Nice series of some beautiful dragonflies and damselflies.The third is my favorite.

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Yes sir, very nice!
I understand the way (one way) to tell the difference between a damselfly and dragonfly is the damselfly lands with wings at rest along side its body like in #1 & #3.
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I keep telling me, as soon as it stops raining I'll go out and get me some ....

only hope they turn out as good as yours

Great shots

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Very nice, very sharp, what lens did you use.

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Old Jun 14, 2009, 11:43 AM   #8
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Yes sir, very nice!
I understand the way (one way) to tell the difference between a damselfly and dragonfly is the damselfly lands with wings at rest along side its body like in #1 & #3.
Your quite right. Thanks for telling me.


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Very nice, very sharp, what lens did you use.

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I was using the Tamron 28-300mm.
Thanks for the nice compliment.
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Old Jun 15, 2009, 6:12 PM   #9
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Jack - great series of very sharp and well-composed shots! Your western dragonfly & damselfly species look much like ours in the east, but some subtle differences. I've mentioned this website before in another thread, but you might also find it useful, both for identification and for reporting species locations:
http://www.odonatacentral.org/
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