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A Fairy Tale

.....reminds me of fairies--This is a male Blue Dasher dragonfly--- about 1 3/4 inches in size-- a rather special one. as most have clear wings. His show amber patches.

I am glad some of you are mentioning learning about MOIRE' in my previous image--- good to know it is a useful image!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron SP AF 180mm f/3.5 Di Model (B01) Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:11 Jul 2013 - 1:35 AM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.6
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/2500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:A Fairy Tale
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:12 Jul 2013 - 12:11 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Digitally manipulated, Dragonfly, General, Humour / fun, Insect, Portraits / people, Specialist / abstract
Votes:78

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 12:13 AM

Such a lovely shot Jennn
and looks ready to move on as well
Lillian

gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 12:16 AM

Your dragon flies are just amazing, Jenn.
-=\Walter

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 12:17 AM

Excellent capture, Jenn.
Ronnie.

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
12 Jul 2013 - 12:18 AM

This is excellent Jenn, a super composition with great detail,
Fred.

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5279 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 12:31 AM

Wonderful capture!!

debu
debu e2 Member 4debu vcard India
12 Jul 2013 - 12:38 AM

Lovely detailed image.
debu

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 2:13 AM

A lovely capture, great detail and colour.......Sandy

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 2:40 AM

That's a real beauty Jenn, well done to you again.....

Ade

Hermanus
Hermanus e2 Member 2Hermanus vcard South Africa
12 Jul 2013 - 5:53 AM

This is stunning Jenn !! An excellent photo !!

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
12 Jul 2013 - 6:03 AM

Lovely shining details

Peter

mikemullumby
mikemullumby e2 Member 4mikemullumby vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 6:35 AM

Tis the season, they're everywhere, lovely and crisp shot.

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 7:19 AM

brilliant detail and colours jenn wonderful light a cracking close up nice one Wink
andy

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 7:28 AM

Lovely Dragonfly portrait, just love those eyes. I wonder if these guys are where the fairy myth came from?

Last Modified By LynneJoyce at 12 Jul 2013 - 7:29 AM
NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 7:44 AM

Stunning, simply top class photography Jenn.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 8:03 AM

those wings really are special

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 8:36 AM

Like the fairy connection Jennnn and as ever the photography is perfection.
Joan.

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 8morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 8:49 AM

Superb shot Jenn, amazing detail and great colours, exceptionally well captured

Hugh

johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 8johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 9:00 AM

A beautiful capture spot on. Love it.SmileSmileSmileSmile
Regards John.

JohnChambersPhotography

Well captured Jennn, amazing detail, what a stunning macro, excellent work.

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41122 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 9:51 AM

Like gossamer, lovely capture, Jenn.

Dave

I think I met Moire once... lovely girl GrinGrin

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 10:32 AM

WGBDB!
This is new Ehotozine speak invented by Jenn & I.
WG -wicked good from Pennslyvania &
PDB - pure dead brilliant - used by every Glasgow linguist!!!
KateGrinGrinGrin

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96182 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 11:23 AM

Cracking shot Jenn

Love the hunchbacked poseWink

Adrian

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 11:27 AM

Very special.

nonur
nonur e2 Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 11:35 AM

Lovely detail and colours, Jenn.

boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2013 - 1:21 PM

Great shot.....

ChrisWallace
12 Jul 2013 - 2:34 PM

lovely sharp and well composed image, nice one Jennn.
Chris

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 2:47 PM

Good morning Jenn! Beautiful detail in this - dragonflies are so graceful, and you've captured that to perfection in this shot.

Anne

(Thanks so much for your UA Smile)

Last Modified By AnneWorner at 12 Jul 2013 - 2:47 PM
GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 3:03 PM

Excellent capture Jenn!
George

soulofharmony
soulofharmony e2 Member 4soulofharmony vcard Norfolk Island1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 3:30 PM

Fantastic Jenn !!!!


Nikki Grin

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 3:41 PM

Superbly detailed capture Jennn.
Ron

Philip_H
Philip_H e2 Member 2Philip_H vcard United Kingdom
12 Jul 2013 - 4:53 PM

Marvellous capture, Jenn.

P.

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
12 Jul 2013 - 5:23 PM

SUPERB! Grin
IB

MalcolmS
MalcolmS e2 Member 91107 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 5:55 PM

Nicely done Jenn, love the eye and the wings

Malcolm

jackyp
jackyp e2 Member 3jackyp vcard United Kingdom
12 Jul 2013 - 6:35 PM

Absolutely stunning Jenn, a truly beautiful Fairy Tail Smile

CaroleA
CaroleA e2 Member 8CaroleA vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 6:46 PM

Absolutely gorgeous. Enviable clarity. It does look like a fairy, doesn't it?

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 6:49 PM

Beautiful!
Diane

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 7:57 PM

Fine looking dragon fly shot

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 8:05 PM

beautiful work
regards
Yung

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 10:45 PM

Wow wow wow

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 7:35 PM

Ohhh...'tis a beaut, Jennnn...and what a stunning capture of it!! Especially the eye Smile

Andrew

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 11:08 PM

A top class macro Jenn, what a fine looking specimen you've captured here. I was out chasing dragonflies and dameselflies at a local site yesterday afternoon and boy was it hot!

ValeryAst
ValeryAst e2 Member 2ValeryAst vcard Russian Federation
14 Jul 2013 - 9:10 AM

Lovely macro indeed!Smile
Regards Valery

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