May 11, 2011

Wordless Wednesday ~ Undisturbed

16 comments:

  1. Super capture! So nice that he sat still long enough for you to get such a crisp photo and composition.

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  2. Just beautiful! A photo like this is number one on my "Things-I-wanna-take-a-great-picture-of-list"
    I was happy to read you had a nice mother's day.
    Take care, Sandra

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  3. Karin, It was unbelievable how long he sat there. I was using a fixed 50mm so had to stand within 10 inches or so of him...it was a cool moment!

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  4. Very nice! Look at the detail in those wings. I am not sure what this fly is perched upon but its form perfectly compliments the body of this beauty. What a great image.

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  5. Dragonflies are always way too 'flighty' for me to get a photo of them. I love seeing the in my garden, though. They look like a helicopter, don't they?

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  6. Hi, Cat. It was so good to meet you yesterday. Where did you capture this incredible image? You're quite a photographer: I absolutely love the images you present your readers.

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  7. Superb! Perfect capture. As if he were posing.
    K

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  8. omg, you're so talented!!

    Exquisite photo and texture and detail.

    love it!!

    visiting via Sweet Shot Tuesdays.

    Betty

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  9. Need to nickname the fly, Rusty..

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  10. @All, thanks! Austin garden bloggers were invited on a tour of several gardens yesterday (I'll post about them tonight) and this dragonfly sat quietly, completely undisturbed by our presence, and allowed me to photograph him.

    Link, thank you. I enjoyed meeting you as well. All your creative energy was contagious and so fun! The dragonfly image was captured in your garden next to your grapes!

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  11. That is one of the most detailed photos I have ever seen of a dragonfly. You always do such a great job.

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  12. Great phot Cat,
    The dragonflies are just starting to emerge here in the U.K., which is a true sign of summer!
    J
    Follow me at HEDGELAND TALES

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  13. Great capture. Have you ever think that possible moviemakers do use these for designing their monsters like Alien. I always see similarities with these and science fiction film monsters:)

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  14. Gorgeous capture. Gorgeous photo. I'm going to have to borrow some gorgeous photos for my next post.

    I'm terribly late for Mother's Day wish. Happy Day today and everyday.

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Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
"Pooh!" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you."
~A.A. Milne

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