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Vibrant close-up shot of resting dragonfly wins The Journal’s Picture of the Week

PUBLISHED: 11:43 12 June 2018 | UPDATED: 11:44 12 June 2018

Rosemarie Barnard’s stunning close-up dragonfly shot has won The Journal’s Picture of the Week. Photo: Rosemarie Barnard.

Rosemarie Barnard’s stunning close-up dragonfly shot has won The Journal’s Picture of the Week. Photo: Rosemarie Barnard.

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This wonderful close-up shot of a dragonfly during a rare moment of rest has been crowned The Journal’s Picture of the Week.

The picture was taken by 62-year-old Rosemarie Barnard from Oulton Broad using her Canon 100D camera at North Cove wildlife reserve.

She said: “We were looking for birds but there were loads of dragonflies around.

“I decided to focus on them a bit more and hey presto I came across that one which I had never seen before.

“It landed right in front of me and as they are bottom of the food chain they don’t rest for long.”

Ms Barnard added: “I really like the colouring and the unusual angle.”

As our winner, Ms Barnard 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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