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#1 T_L_Bryant

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Posted 30 April 2009 - 05:05 PM

I shot what was there.  They do fly.  Shot with same old rig.

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#2 luv2bird

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Posted 30 April 2009 - 06:46 PM

Excellent photo TL. Do you take photos of Dragon or Damselflies too?

 



#3 Bird Brain

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Posted 30 April 2009 - 07:22 PM

I must admit, sometimes I take photos of things other than birds too.

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Posted 30 April 2009 - 07:44 PM

Is that an Eight Spotted Skimmer?

#5 T_L_Bryant

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Posted 30 April 2009 - 08:02 PM

Yes, I do.  My wife loves the butterflies and dragonflies, so I take some pics for her---well, I like them too.  Nice pic.  I have one of those too, but it is not as sharp as yours.


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Posted 30 April 2009 - 08:37 PM

My bug isn't very pretty - we don' have a lot of butterflys up here.



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Posted 30 April 2009 - 08:50 PM

luv2bird:
Is that an Eight Spotted Skimmer?

That's what it is. (Actually, I didn't know until you asked and I looked it up!) Angel



#8 GooberMax

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Posted 30 April 2009 - 10:11 PM

Kewl...bugpix!  Here's one of mine, a gulf fritillary on a thistle (accompanied by a metallic green bee):

 



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Posted 01 May 2009 - 05:02 AM

Can anyone ID this?

And my favorite pic:

 



#10 T_L_Bryant

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Posted 01 May 2009 - 05:33 AM

Goose, that is a very worn Swallowtail, I believe.  Nice bee pic.

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Posted 01 May 2009 - 06:25 PM

Great shots there. I love the metallic green bee. I've tried to get Hover Flies but need a better camera. I want to learn more about butterflies, Dragon and Damselflies. The ones I've photographed need to labeled.



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Posted 01 May 2009 - 06:28 PM

here is a green dragonfly I shot last year

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Posted 01 May 2009 - 06:33 PM

Kiwi what a great shot, and it's got eyes in the back of its head, so it has to be a mother! LOL

TL, pls share some w/us of the bugs!



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Posted 02 May 2009 - 12:02 PM

It is a nice shot Kiwi...

I took a shot of a bug too.  This one a wasp actually digging into a flower stem for the nectar.

When a guy/gal armed with a camera goes out for a shoot... birds may be the target... but I and I think WE will photograph anything that is worthy.

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Posted 02 May 2009 - 05:39 PM

And, if it don't fly but crawls..... Fla. Timber Rattler. This one was close to 6 ft. long and had 12 rattlers and a button. Taken in north-central Fla. in Oct. 2008.

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Posted 02 May 2009 - 06:16 PM

Great shot Bird Brain!

Compared to yours, this snake is a wimp, but my mom still freaked out when she saw it! Stick out tongue

 



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Posted 02 May 2009 - 07:37 PM

Bugs, bring em on!

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#18 luv2bird

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Posted 02 May 2009 - 08:14 PM

That was a face only mama could love.



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Posted 02 May 2009 - 08:20 PM

"Hmmmmmmmmmm....not sure what it is, but if it gets within tongue range I'll give it a try"!! Stick out tongue

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 09:43 AM

Great Pics everyone, thanks for sharing!  Here's 3 of mine.

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