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A Chinese Apothecary counter
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The Bond: Man and Dog
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Formidable Dragonfly
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15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Formidable Dragonfly

This tiny, black dragonfly was sitting on a rock next to our backyard water feature one morning this summer when I took its photo. I’ve developed a fondness this year for escaping into the mini world using the macro setting on my camera, and I was taken aback by the scary blue eyes and mouth of this dragonfly when I loaded and viewed the pictures of it on my computer.

TAGS: Blue, Dragonfly, Washington

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Woodinville, Washington, United States of America
Member since 2017
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Dana Farrell.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 11, 2017, 1:45 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: DSC-RX100M3
Focal Length: 8.8mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO125
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PHOTO LOCATION Woodinville, Washington, United States of America