Photographing a Dragonfly Crawling Out of Its Larval Skin

About two weeks ago, we went fishing with our little fishing net from off of our backyard jetty. All of a sudden, we caught this strange but fierce-looking creature. Apparently this dark and mean looking beast was lurking beneath the depths of the channel that lies at the far end of our backyard. I immediately recognized it as being the larva of a dragonfly.

This Telescope Uses 10 Canon Lenses Worth $100,000

Now here's a neat use of Canon's lenses: the University of Toronto owns one of the smallest professional astronomical telescopes in the world that uses an array of photographic camera lenses instead of a single lens. Called the Dragonfly Telephoto Array, it uses ten ordinary Canon 400mm f/2.8L IS II lenses that cost $9,999 each. That's $100,000 in photo gear.