Oh how I love Dragonflies…they eat those nasty mosquitoes, the Michigan state bird. They are magic as they fly around like little helicopters. And then they land on all my garden toys that are dragonflies…Life is good!
Chelsea, MI

Canon Digital EOS Rebel XT
Aperture: F7.1
Exposure: 1/500
Focal Lenth: 50mm
ISO: 400


dragonfly, rust


  • Kim McClain Gregal
    Kim McClain Gr...almost 4 years ago

    Excellent capture! Great details and colors!

  • Thanks so much Kim..:)))

    – Karen K Smith

  • GregTS
    GregTSalmost 4 years ago

    Karen, Magnificent!!!

  • Thanks Greg:)))))

    – Karen K Smith

  • Mike Higgins
    Mike Higginsalmost 4 years ago

    Fantastic capture

  • Thanks so much Mike:))))

    – Karen K Smith

  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyalmost 4 years ago

    Life is good indeed – great shot Karen

  • Thanks so much Chris..I’m really happy about this capture:))

    – Karen K Smith

  • LukeEverett
    LukeEverettalmost 4 years ago


  • Thanks LUKE:)))

    – Karen K Smith

  • Susie Peek
    Susie Peekalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture and light Karen … I love dragonflies too but rarely capture them as they move so quickly!

  • Thanks so much Susie..this is a rare capture for me..yes they move too quick most of the time:)))

    – Karen K Smith

  • Munggo
    Munggoalmost 4 years ago

    Simply gorgeous Karen

  • Thanks Steve:)))

    – Karen K Smith

  • jeanlphotos
    jeanlphotosalmost 4 years ago

    Have to is good…. Nice shot

  • SMILE:))) thanks so much Jean!

    – Karen K Smith

  • Rick  London
    Rick Londonalmost 4 years ago

    Very well done. A++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

  • WOW Rick I like A’s..thanks so much and for stopping your cartoos:)))

    – Karen K Smith

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyeralmost 4 years ago

    Well caught Karen!

  • Thanks Trish and caught is right..they fly around way too fast:))

    – Karen K Smith

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