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Photo © Alan WhiteheadPremier Member! Click for more info.. (28th January 2021)
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"Southern Hawker (Aeshna Cyenea) in Flight at Thursley Common"

Dragonflies are notoriously difficult to photograph in flight, as they are so fast and agile, but of the larger types, the Southern Hawker is relatively easier. This is first of all because they are very curious and will fly and hover around anyone who visits their patch. After checking you out they will go about their business of seeking food and mates, when they will also hover momentarily, giving the possibility of a shot such as this one.

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Southern Hawker (Aeshna Cyenea) in Flight at Thursley Common

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Photographer: © Alan Whitehead (Gallery)Premier Member! Click for more info..(28th January 2021)
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Southern Hawker (Aeshna Cyenea) in Flight at Thursley Common

Dragonflies are notoriously difficult to photograph in flight, as they are so fast and agile, but of the larger types, the Southern Hawker is relatively easier. This is first of all because they are very curious and will fly and hover around anyone who visits their patch. After checking you out they will go about their business of seeking food and mates, when they will also hover momentarily, giving the possibility of a shot such as this one.
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Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION Model: NIKON D300S
Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 250 mm, ISO: 500, Exposure time: 1/400 sec, Metering Mode: Spot, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: September 3, 2011, 8:25 pm
ImageID:1219944, Image size: 2358 x 1572 pixels

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Comment by Pat TroutPremier Member! Click for more info..(13th February 2021)

Beautiful captures .

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