10 June 2012
it's quite possible dragonflies are sexist
Last week when TLC and I were out shooting, I captured this dragonfly in flight. Not terribly impressive. The stupid thing wouldn't hold still. Darting this way and that. I counted myself lucky to get one of him in focus.
Then yesterday, my husband captures this:
What a show off! The thing just hung there in the air over the top of our car for ten seconds at a time AND he kept coming back! This was one vain dragonfly. I think G had on the 50mm lens so I cropped this quite a bit. The last image is full frame, including me, happily out of focus as I am not as eager to have my photo taken as said dragonfly.
Well, tomorrow is the "big day!" I begin a summer class in the morning, and landed a freelance position which will take up my afternoons. I'm pretty excited about getting to work from home. Plus it goes until September 1, and my full fall schedule begins September 4. It couldn't be more perfect. A friend who was laid off from the same place I was, recommend me and I'm grateful for it. I had figured I was going to be taking instructions on how to bag groceries from a 24 year old this summer. And let's face facts, I was whining about my back after walking around a park for two hours yesterday. Hey, I'm not proud.
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