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A surprise in one of my photos
« on: August 27, 2011, 06:58:17 PM »
One of my favorite places for nature shots is Camp Mohawk, just a few miles from home. I often go there to walk in the woods or stroll around the lake. Today I took a chance, even though the temperature was over 100 again.

I figured at least the turtles would be sunning on the old logs in the lake, but I was wrong.
I shot some photos of a damselfly about 40 feet out on a small log. I thought I could blow it up and salvage the photo outing with at least one shot.

Much to my surprise, there were minnows swimming around the same spot. I certainly didn't see them in the viewfinder!

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Re: A surprise in one of my photos
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2011, 07:12:33 PM »
Neat pic!

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Re: A surprise in one of my photos
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2011, 09:59:39 PM »
One of my favorite places for nature shots is Camp Mohawk, just a few miles from home. I often go there to walk in the woods or stroll around the lake. Today I took a chance, even though the temperature was over 100 again.

I figured at least the turtles would be sunning on the old logs in the lake, but I was wrong.
I shot some photos of a damselfly about 40 feet out on a small log. I thought I could blow it up and salvage the photo outing with at least one shot.

Much to my surprise, there were minnows swimming around the same spot. I certainly didn't see them in the viewfinder!

Damselfly and Minnows by Noel C. Hankamer, on Flickr

Great shot!  It's amazing how often we see the "great thing/ picture, ect".... only later to discover that everything around it was just as important or better. I know, I can't just let a good picture stand on its own.
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Re: A surprise in one of my photos
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2011, 03:47:44 AM »
Good shot, I always liked dragon flies and damsel flies
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Re: A surprise in one of my photos
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2011, 08:37:25 PM »
Nice!!
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Re: A surprise in one of my photos
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2011, 09:43:11 PM »
At first glance I tought the damselfly was sitting on the nose of a gator  8-}
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Re: A surprise in one of my photos
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2011, 09:50:13 PM »
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