In a previous post I showed male Eastern Amberwing dragonflies in our gardens. On this post I am showing Female Eastern Amberwing dragonflies. The female Eastern Amberwing dragonflies have dark rusty-brown wing patches. The males do not have these dark wing patches. All Images here were taken with a Canon 300mm f/4 lens with a 2x Canon Teleconverter on a Canon 1DmkIII.
Lately we have quite a few Eastern Amberwing Dragonflies in our yard. It is fun to watch them flying around in our gardens. For this post I am showing a series of Eastern Amberwing males. All images were taken with a Canon 300mm lens with a 1.4x teleconverter on a Canon 7D.
I was looking for bugs in the garden and noticed this female Eastern Amberwing on a Hydrangea. It was a nice photo subject as it stayed in the general area giving me multiple opportunities to photograph it on multiple plants. All images were taken with a 300mm lens with a 1.4x teleconverter on a Canon 1D mkIV.
It was very hot outside to go to a park, so I was looking for subjects in our gardens. There were a few Eastern Amberwing Dragonflies but they seemed very wary of my camera. Finally, after a while, they seemed to tolerate my presence so I was able to get some interesting shots. They are some of the smallest dragonflies, only a little under an inch long. So you have to get pretty close to get detailed images.