Keith Burton

Keith Burton

Posted on 08/30/2014


Photo taken on August 30, 2014


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Emperor Dragonfly

Emperor Dragonfly
My wife spotted this on a plant in our front garden this afternoon. Just had time to grab the camera and get a few shots before it moved off. Not sure what it was doing there as I always thought they hung about near large, well vegetated ponds and lakes. The only water near my house (apart from a bird bath) is a small pond in a neighbours garden a couple of hundred meters away! To be honest, it seemed a bit sluggish, but it flew away OK!

Eunice Perkins, docoellerson have particularly liked this photo


8 comments - The latest ones
Benny Tonner
Benny Tonner
Nice one Keith. best time to catch these (& Butterflies) is when it's a tad chilly and they become sluggish because of the cold.

Did you manage a body shot?
4 years ago. Edited 4 years ago.
Keith Burton has replied to Benny Tonner
Body shot already posted mate.......you must have missed it! Glad you like this one :)
4 years ago.
docoellerson
docoellerson
Wonderful perspective and great contrast!
4 years ago.
Judith Jannetta
Judith Jannetta
I love that head-on view
4 years ago.
Eunice Perkins
Eunice Perkins
It's a great shot!
4 years ago.
Keith Burton
Keith Burton
Thanks everyone..........it reminds me of a cartoon helicopter!
4 years ago.
Gillian Thomas
Gillian Thomas
Brilliant shot..
4 years ago.
Keith Burton has replied to Gillian Thomas
Thanks Gillian.......you're very kind.
4 years ago.