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Whitefaced meadowhawk perched in the sun

I was taking a course in photographing insects at Mass Audubon, looking for subjects to shoot, when I saw this fine dragonfly perched on a branch in the sun. I took a whole series of photos of him, circling around. I liked this photo for how is fully lit up by the sun, with the nice dark background.

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Webster, New York, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Shawn Birmingham.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 10, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Focal Length: 190mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f20
ISO: ISO12800
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