Great Blue Skimmer Dragonfly at Big Cypress

 
 
 
Great Blue Skimmer Dragonfly at Big Cypress

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY – BIG CYPRESS WMA, FL

This is a photograph of a Great Blue Skimmer Dragonfly that was taken at the Big Cypress Wildlife Management Area off of Alligator Alley (I-75) in Collier County, Florida. The gear used for this photo of a Great Blue Skimmer Dragonfly was a Nikon D80 body attached to a Nikkor 60mm 2,8 lens.

The Great Blue Skimmer Dragonfly (Libellula vibrans) grows to a length of 2 1/4 inches. In the male Great Blue Skimmer Dragonfly, the thorax and abdomen are pale blue. In the female, they are brown. In both sexes, the eyes are greenish blue. The wings of the Great Blue Skimmer Dragonfly are transparent, with dusky tips. The habitat of the Great Blue Skimmer Dragonfly are woodland ponds and streams.

 

Subject Photo exif Data

  • Aperture - ƒ/8
  • Credit - Alan S. Hochman
  • Camera - NIKON D80
  • Date Created - August 22, 2009, 7:18 pm
  • Focal length - 60mm
  • Iso - 1600
  • Shutter speed - 1/125
  • Title - Great Blue Skimmer Dragonfly
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7 Comments

 
  1. Roy66 says:

    COOL PHOTO

  2. KenF23 says:

    How long have you been a photographer?

  3. TimothyR says:

    Love your photo’s

  4. Alan S Hochman Photo (@Photobug52) (@Photobug52) says:

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  5. Anonymous says:

    I\’m totally jealous of your work!

  6. Sam says:

    Really love this one!!

  7. sylvia forest says:

    Stunning ~ have to share this one.

 

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