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Insect photography

A photograph of the head of a Black Tailed Skimmer Dragonfly (_Orthetrum cancellatum_)

A close-up of the head of a Black Tailed Skimmer dragonfly (Orthetrum cancellatum)

Photographing insects and other invertebrates can seem quite challenging but if you follow some basic suggestions then good photos are quite easy to take, and the best bit... it can be free as many of the subjects can be found in your garden or local park!

Here are a few hints and ideas to use when trying to photograph invertebrates:

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