Image: Aeshna juncea hovering
Description: A dragonfly (Aeshna juncea) hovering over a pond in the Pyrenees. Taking a picture of a flying dragonfly is very difficult. They fly very fast and are very hard to follow with a camera - especially if you don't have near-instant focusing capabilities. However, they tend to patrol a certain area, often returning to specific spots where they hover for about a second before flying on. I adjusted the focus and zoom to that particular spot and waited. After dozens of attempts, I made this one. Photo taken by me, Jens Buurgaard Nielsen in August 2005.
Title: Aeshna juncea hovering
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