Green Darner on patrol

I managed to catch this Green Darner (Anax junius) in flight as it patrolled one of the smaller ponds at a local Wildlife Refuge. This is a full frame view, although I used “content aware” to shift it’s position in the frame (it was originally low and a bit right)

7D2, 100-400 IS II @ 400 mm, 1/2500 s, f/9, iso 3200, hand held, with noise reduction in LR 6.

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Oh wow, Mark, this is really great. I have tried a few times with dragonflies in flight, and failed every time, so I really appreciate this shot. It wasn’t easy, that is for sure. Great detail in the Darner, and a nice soft background. Well done! :+1::+1:

Mark: Ditto what Shirley said. Very nicely done. >=))> :+1::+1:

Hi Mark, I love dragonflies in flight and this is a fine capture with nice details. Tough to get for sure - nicely done.