Dragonflies and Damselflies

Maximilian

The dark side - I've been there
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Nov 7, 2013
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Took me some time to take shots again. And then too much to do to PP the pics. These are some from two weeks ago.
This was a very, very cooperative individual of a brilliant emerald (somatochlora metallica), as I suppose.

Came back several times, hovering long enough to get focus. :D:cool: And sometimes too close for the MFD (1m) of the 100-400 II :eek:
Even with f/11 and f/16 I had problems to achieve enough DOF. But it was a great experience for my two friends that were with me, too.
And I have one for those discussing about banking, too. ;) (Although a bit OOF respectively shallow DOF)
Some more to come later.

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Bert63

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Lovely colours and head nicely focussed. Did you use the R5 and did it pick out the head?
:D

Don't have my R5 yet my friend. Still in the queue. This is an older shot that I took with my 40D and the non-L version of the Canon100mm f/2.8 macro.

I was out chasing bees and Cabbage Whites this morning and wondered this exact thing - I'm hoping it will and will let you know as soon as I know.
 
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