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Preparing for flight

The day was gloomy and I was both the photographer and the prop (since my finger is in the photo). It was definitely a juggling act to balance the focus and lighting to get this image. The dragonfly is actually black and white, so combined with the poor lighting the photo wasn't that interesting. I was also frustrated that only the head and thorax were in focus. However, when I started playing with layers I found that there was more detail and movement in the wings that I thought.

TAGS: Dragonfly, Pennsylvania

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Wendy Ryan.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2017
Total Views: 15
Filed Under: Altered Images
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2017, 8:01 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D3300
Shutter Speed: 1/59
ISO: ISO800
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PHOTO LOCATION KUTZTOWN, Pennsylvania, United States of America