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Just wingin' it ...
Just wingin' it ...
CreativeFlyPhoto


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Challenge: Free Study 2010-06 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6 II USM
Location: North Fort Myers, Florida
Date: Jun 22, 2010
Aperture: F/7
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/160
Galleries: Nature, Macro
Date Uploaded: Jun 22, 2010

we have a pond near our home, and these little dragonflies are everywhere :) - I have learned to be patient and just watch nature in a whole new perspective as I shoot the bugs and wildlife in my backyard.

The last 2 months I have finally gotten back into photography as an art form, and not as much as a capture the moment - candid snapshot type of photos.

I've been motivated by my husband that I am creative, he bought me my new lens for Christmas (70mm-200mm w/stab), and motivated by friends who enjoy what I capture. I'm really happy with this image, no matter what score I will recieve this week .. it's just great to be back and motivated once again :)

Statistics
Place: 46 out of 341
Avg (all users): 6.2857
Avg (commenters): 6.7500
Avg (participants): 6.2609
Avg (non-participants): 6.3529
Views since voting: 974
Views during voting: 242
Votes: 126
Comments: 7
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07/09/2010 12:31:58 AM
Beautiful! Your patience paid off. And a nice addition to your top five as well! (Love the lizards.)
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07/08/2010 03:08:48 PM
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Thanks for supporting my Narrate Your Photo idea. Your narrative has qualified you as a Purple Prose Nominee! Well Done!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/07/2010 08:51:34 PM
Brilliant background... great composition and details...
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07/06/2010 02:08:00 PM
Lovely shot and great focus. Too bad you didn't increase the size so the detail would pop.
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07/02/2010 10:16:07 PM
Flawless! CONGRATULATIONS!
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07/02/2010 11:05:03 AM
that is some awesome details in teh face and wings - i just wish it were a bit bigger to really show off all this shot has to offer
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07/02/2010 10:53:12 AM
I love the detail in the wing on the left side of the image. That is where my attention is drawn to, which some may not like, but I think it works ok in this photo.
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