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Libellula quadrimaculata (Four-spotted Skimmer)

I had my 400mm in the car so I was curious how well it would work for dragonflies. Not bad - it could use an extension tube to make it closer, but it did work well.


Camera: Nikon D800
Date: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 5:12 PM
Exposure: 1/640 sec at f4.5
Exposure Compensation: 851 ev
ISO: 640 asa
Lens: 400mm f2.8G ED VR AF-S NIKKOR
With cropping (you see 33% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 692mm lens on a 35mm camera
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia, Metro Vancouver, Delta, Reifel Bird Sanctuary
Scientific Name: species related to Libellula quadrimaculata (Four-spotted Skimmer)
Tag: Richmond Nature Park
Larger image: 1333 x 1999
Raw image: 2835 x 4252

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