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Male Banded Demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens)

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Thank you for your votes/comments on yesterday's upload of a Painted Lady butterfly, especially to Una (ukgubbi) for her valued User award, all much appreciated.
Here is another shot of a male Banded Demoiselle, that I took alongside the River Tame at RSPB Middleton Lakes last week.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:EF70-200mm f/4L USM + 21mm Extension Tube
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:25 Jul 2014 - 1:30 PM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Male Banded Demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens)
Username:DerekL DerekL
Uploaded:1 Aug 2014 - 9:57 AM
Tags:Banded demoiselle, Insect, Middleton lakes, Rspb, Wildlife / nature
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michaelo
michaelo e2 Member 8michaelo vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2014 - 9:58 AM

beautiful capture!!!!

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Ted447
Ted447 e2 Member 181 forum postsTed447 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2014 - 10:00 AM

Stunning image. Ted. GrinGrin

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ABPhotosUK
ABPhotosUK e2 Member 1ABPhotosUK vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2014 - 10:05 AM

Excellent shot Derek, stunning clarity, colours and detail!! Andy

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DicksPics
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1 Aug 2014 - 10:09 AM

Stunning detail, as always, Derek.

Richard

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senn
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1 Aug 2014 - 10:32 AM

superb clarity Derek !..

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Chinga
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1 Aug 2014 - 10:58 AM

Really PERFECT! Grin
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Karen_Summers
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1 Aug 2014 - 11:12 AM

another beauty colour is lovely to

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Danny1970
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1 Aug 2014 - 11:20 AM

The colour and detail is exquisiteSmile

Danny

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KarenFB
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1 Aug 2014 - 11:30 AM

A beauitful capture, the colours are amazing! Smile

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TonyDy
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1 Aug 2014 - 11:42 AM

Great shot, Derek.
Tony

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M_squared
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1 Aug 2014 - 12:15 PM

Stunning clarity. Well captured.

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cantona43
cantona43 e2 Member 9915 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2014 - 12:41 PM

now that is what I call pin sharp it is outstanding, one word description EXCELLENT
Neil

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glenalva
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1 Aug 2014 - 1:41 PM

Gorgeous colour and detail......lovely capture.

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bobpaige1
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1 Aug 2014 - 2:06 PM

Another stunning image Derek,lovely detail.

Bob.

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Maiwand
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1 Aug 2014 - 2:41 PM

Very classy macro shot Derek. Superb.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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SWMahy
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1 Aug 2014 - 4:05 PM

Super sharp with a lovely bokeh. Very nice work.

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ade123
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1 Aug 2014 - 4:35 PM

Perfection Derek an amazing image

Ade

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Holmewood
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1 Aug 2014 - 7:56 PM

Super shot. Cathy

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JohnoP
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1 Aug 2014 - 9:03 PM

Beautiful work Derek! Smile John

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2 Aug 2014 - 5:12 PM

Supermacro!

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rsjkinson
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2 Aug 2014 - 6:34 PM

Top class

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3 Aug 2014 - 2:17 PM

Lovely detail and comp Derek, like the uncluttered BG too,
Geoff.

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Glostopcat
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5 Aug 2014 - 5:56 PM

A marvellous shot of this beautiful insect, you did extremely well to get this one against such a clear/uncluttered background

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11 Aug 2014 - 5:40 PM

stunning Macro DerekSmile

Trev

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