heating up

By: Arjen Drost

May 15 2014

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Category: Dragonflies, nature, Photography, spring


Focal Length:100mm
Shutter:1/1000 sec
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Ruby Whiteface

The advantage of early spring is that cold blooded animals still need to bask in the sun to get warm enough to get active. Where dragonflies can be hard to approach, they now just sit and wait. Rudy Whitefaces often use birch trees for this. They can be found in high numbers on the white parts of the stem. Here are two individuals sitting close together.

3 comments on “heating up”

  1. What a beautiful photo!

  2. Such a beautiful, delicate shot.

  3. Nice picture, got plenty of dragonflies at the moment, they are very beautiful

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