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Revisit Riverside Methodist Hospital
Golden Sunset
Reflections
Yellowstone's patters from above
Bee ing busy
mother and daughter's last embrace
420 Sticker
Self Portrait
The sun sets upon a deer skull in the Long Island Sound.
Lightning show in Bentley Ks
View of the Columbia Gorge
A placid dragonfly in the suburban desert of Phoenix, Arizona
High Fives and Good Vibes
Rocky sunset
More Mossy Rock
Roy's Motel and Cafe on route 66 in the Mojave Desert
Wahkeena Waterfall 1
Mossy
Lily pads
SoHo Graphiti Doorway
Simply Fore Pleasure
A simple simle without artifical smile
The United States Air Force Band of Flight
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A placid dragonfly in the suburban desert of Phoenix, Arizona

I glanced out the window facing our backyard and noticed an insect in-flight that was mostly red in color. I stepped outside and when it landed I realized it was a dragonfly. After watching it fly toward the front of my house, I figured it was gone. Surprisingly, it came back so I stepped inside to grab my camera. Luckily this dragonfly was feeling patient and I was able to snap over 50 images before it departed again. Their flight pattern is so unique I could be entertained for hours.

TAGS: Arizona, Desert, Dragonfly, Insect, Red, United States

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Buckeye, Arizona, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Katy Custer.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2016
Total Views: 47
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 9, 2016, 5:57 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T3i
Focal Length: 55mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Buckeye, Arizona, United States of America