Common Hawker.

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  1. Terry Farrow

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    7084AEC5-AFD8-4FE3-BE54-54A201351A1A.jpeg Sometimes patience can be rewarded with nature photography. These little guys don’t hang around long to have their pic taken.
     
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    Neat capture - you are quite right about them not sticking around for their portraits.
     
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    Fantastic capture here.
     
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    This is really awesome! What a great capture and I can imagine just how hard was to get this little guy.
     
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    Very nice Terry. Live how the background colors contrast with the dragonfly.
     
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    Nice! That IS a tough shoot. I watch their habits of returning to the same twig to rest and then do a circle and land there again. I set up on the twig and when they landed, pop. Plus, when their wings stop you will capture their nice textures and patterns.
     
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    I know how hard these ae to capture. Congratulations on a well deserved Daily Featured Post, Terry.
     
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    Thank you very much Alan.
     
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    Thanks for that Ben.
     
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    Thanks for that Jim. As usual I had lots more throwaways than keepers.
     
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    Thank you very much for including this image in the Daily Feature.
     
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    Thank you for that Jameel. I chose it in preference to another with a plain background.
     
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    Thanks Jeff. Nothing better than finding a nice quiet spot by the river bank and wait with the camera set up.
     
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    Thank you for that Doug much appreciated.
     
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    Fantastic photo, Terry. A well deserved daily feature!

    What a great technique. I'm going to put this tip to good use next time I have the opportunity!
     
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    great job, they are so hard to nab in flight shots of!
     
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    Thanks for that Joe.
     

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