This red dragonfly (not sure of proper name) was seen around, Boulders camp,Singita,South Africa

Canon 7d and canon 500mm lens at 700mm with 1.4x extender f/5.6 1/250s iso 400

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I am an amateur photographer and mostly photograph wildlife and have a special love for WILD big cats and birds.I am self taught and have never attended a course in photography.I exclusively photograph animals in the WILD which is always challenging! I use only canon equipment and now have 7d , t3i,and power shot 40 sx hs camera`s and use canon 28-135 mm,70-200mm f 2.8 ,100-400mm f 5.6,and 500mm f/4 lenses.

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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 1 year ago

    Very nice capture Tony

  • Thanks,Larry :)

    – jozi1

  • dilouise
    dilouiseover 1 year ago

    Wow, this is beautiful. I love dragonflies and damselflies, the colour of this one is stunning, so dramatic against the black background.

  • Many thanks,dilouise,the contrast of the colors attracted me to it :)

    – jozi1

  • Dlouise
    Dlouiseover 1 year ago

    Very pretty,,,,wonderful capture!

  • Thanks very much,Dlouise this one worked out :)

    – jozi1

  • TheaDaams
    TheaDaamsover 1 year ago

    Wonderful!! Great with the dark background!

  • Many thanks thea for all the kind comments :)

    – jozi1

  • Jacqueline van Zetten
    Jacqueline van...over 1 year ago

    Gorgeous catch! Jackie:)

  • Many thanks,Jackie :)

    – jozi1

  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...over 1 year ago

    Congratulations!

    Sunday Featured Works!
    March 24, 2013

  • Thanks very much,DeeZ for the feature :)

    – jozi1

  • icesrun
    icesrunover 1 year ago

    That is a fabulous capture of it and it is certainly beautiful!

  • Many thanks,Cianna :)

    – jozi1

  • Stephen Thomas
    Stephen Thomasover 1 year ago

    Great photo of this beautiful creature!

  • Thanks much,Stephen :)

    – jozi1

  • David Clarke
    David Clarkeover 1 year ago

  • My pleasure,David:)

    – jozi1

  • Steve Randall
    Steve Randallover 1 year ago

    Beautiful Macro Tony.

  • Thanks very much,Steve this one worked with the natural dark background :)

    – jozi1

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