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Delightful dragonfly takes The Journal's Picture of the Week

PUBLISHED: 13:48 10 October 2017

This close-up shot of a dragonfly has been crowned The Journal's Picture of the Week. Photo: Douglas Anderton.

This close-up shot of a dragonfly has been crowned The Journal's Picture of the Week. Photo: Douglas Anderton.

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This wonderful shot of a dragonfly was taken by 54-year-old Douglas Anderton at Carlton Marshes.

Mr Anderton, of Carlton Colville, used his Canon 600D to take the shot.

He said: “I was walking through the marshes with my step daughter, both with cameras in hand, taking photos and enjoying the day.

“The photo was spontaneous - the dragonfly landed next to me and seemed ready for a photo shoot.”

He added: “To take a photo of an insect is quite difficult, they don’t stay still for long.

“Capturing this so it’s crisp and sharp is also difficult, so the photo was a surprise when it turned out so good.”

As our winner, Mr Anderton receives a 10in x 8in framed version of his photo from Picture Studios, of London Road North, in Lowestoft town centre. Entries can be of any subject but they must be digital images.

To enter our competition, email your pictures to lowestoft.journal@archant.co.uk

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