Perched in the Wildflowers

Today’s post features an image I captured on one of my last photo trips to Minnesota. While driving the Sherburne NWR, I came across a nice patch of wildflowers that was very busy with pollinators and other insects. This nice red dragonfly captured my attention as it’s red body contrasted nicely with the yellows of the coneflowers:

Dragonfly resting on a coneflower

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 5D Mark 3 body
  • Canon 100-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens + Canon 1.4x TC
  • Bogen 3221 tripod, with ballhead
  • ISO 500
  • Aperture f/8
  • Shutter Speed 1/1250 sec.
  • Manually focused



Posted in Flower, Insect Photography, Nature Photography, Travel Photography, Wildflowers
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