In part 2 of this mini-series, I’m featuring some of the many Eastern Amberwings dragonflies that I found at a local Missouri Conservation Area last week. These are some of my favorite dragonflies. They are such a beautiful color, although sometimes a bit more difficult to find due to the transparent amber coloration of the wings, especially the males.
Here are a couple of images of the male:
The wings of the females are definitely different from the males:
Photographic Equipment Used:
- Canon 7D Mark 2 body
- Canon EF 100-400mm, f/4.5 to f/5.6 IS lens
- Handheld, with IS “On”
- ISO 500
- Aperture f/5.6 and f/8
- Shutter 1/800 sec. to 1/1000 sec.