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The heat of the day was beginning to get pretty bad when I saw this worker in the park pulling what appears to be a heavy load.

I was wearing shorts and a t-shirt and was pretty hot–I don’t know how he wears long sleeves and pants while working . . .

J

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Right beside the lotus blossom ‘garden’ area sits a fishing rental shack. There are fenced in fishing lots along this side of the lake where men (usually) fish.

The fish seem to like jumping out of the water to eat bugs and I’ve been dying to try and get a picture of this but every time I try I’m too slow and they’re already back under the water . . .

Anyways, as you can see it’s a very picturesque area right now.

J

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In the late spring and early summer you can see a lot of dragonflies zooming around in China . . .

This guy was sunning so I took advantage and managed to capture this shot without a tripod–which is not easy!

I like the bokeh (background blur) in contrast with the wings.

J

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Last of my favorite lotus blossom shots taken this morning during a walk around Martyr’s Park in Changsha.

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Alright, the lotus blossom blog posting blitz is almost over . . .

Another of my favorite shots from today.

J

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Close-up shot of a lotus blossom before it fully blooms and assumes a much larger form.

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Another of my favorite close-up shots taken with a Sigma 120-400mm telephoto lens in Martyr’s Park, Changsha.

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