Land of the dragonflies

Today, I visited Back Bay Wildlife Refuge… or as I now think of it, Land of the Dragonflies! Hoping to get some actual macro shots when I go back later this week, but for now– these are my favorites.

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smoothed waves

Just spent Thanksgiving weekend in Virginia, but sadly only had enough time to make it to the beach one day.  Before I left, I got an eBook on slow shutter speeds.  It had a section on “Intentional Camera Movement” photography, which I’ve tried before with some success, but couldn’t wait to try on the beach.  I got one that worked perfectly! Love the way it smoothed everything into a watercolor-esque photo.  However, I still like the normal long exposure photo too.