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Three close up shots of a male banded demoiselle damselfly I saw in the Botanical Gardens at Royal Victoria Park in Bath, taken back in mid June.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon IXUS 107
Lens:5.0 - 20.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.5 - 109.9 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:15 Jun 2011 - 12:00 AM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
Title:Banded Demoiselle
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:21 Oct 2011 - 4:09 PM
Tags:Banded demoiselle damselfly, Bath, Botanical gardens, Close-up / macro, Royal victoria park, Somerset, Summer, Wildlife / nature
Votes:49
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Mike_Young
Mike_Young Plus Member 8Mike_Young vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2011 - 4:12 PM

Three splendid shots Ed, I especially like V3, a great viewpoint

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8183 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2011 - 4:13 PM

A superb set, Ed, but think you should have led with V.3, just fantastic. Carol

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Cormy
Cormy  7 England
21 Oct 2011 - 4:15 PM

Beautifully sharp,Ed.Maybe it would be worth desaturating the leaves a little.
Many thanks for all those clicks earlier.
Cheers
Alan

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2011 - 4:18 PM

I uploaded something similar to v3 a while back with more of the body in focus

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AnnChown
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21 Oct 2011 - 4:39 PM

Beautifully sharp!
Ann

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RonnieAG
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21 Oct 2011 - 4:44 PM

Beautifully detailed shots, Ed, with V 2 standing out for me as you have captured the shadow on the leaf as well.
Ronnie.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2011 - 4:48 PM

Fantastic set of images.Very well done,
saeid

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zanzibarwinds
21 Oct 2011 - 4:54 PM

Very nice Smile

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2011 - 5:21 PM

A great capture of this banded damselle-- my fav. damselle fly!

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Maiwand
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21 Oct 2011 - 6:26 PM

Exquisite capture Ed. A really colourful shot.
Ron

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jasonrwl
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21 Oct 2011 - 6:49 PM

These are so beautiful Ed - great set and can't choose between them
Jason

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Daisymaye
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21 Oct 2011 - 7:09 PM

Excellent detail, lovely image............Sandy

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lifesnapper
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21 Oct 2011 - 7:19 PM

Great stuff Ed', love the colours and detail.

John Smile

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pluckyfilly
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21 Oct 2011 - 9:17 PM


Quote: Three splendid shots Ed, I especially like V3, a great viewpoint

have to agree V3 is superb for the pov

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9877 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1687 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2011 - 10:35 PM

I'm going with the crowd, V3 is an interesting angle, but the others are very nice images too.

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mikbee
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22 Oct 2011 - 5:54 AM

I always said I would visit the botanical gardens Ed,but being the lazy sod I am,I never got round too it.
Too bleeding cold now though !!
Another fine set.
Mick.

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EMJAYCEE
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22 Oct 2011 - 8:11 AM

V2 stands out with the shadow but all 3 show the jewel like colour beautifully.
Joan.

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acousticmist
22 Oct 2011 - 9:27 AM

Excellent detail in all three.................Martin

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MickyMc
MickyMc  7 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2011 - 9:28 AM

The detail is amazing, he is a fabulous colour too and in No3 its as if he is looking at you.
Mavis

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Glostopcat
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22 Oct 2011 - 12:16 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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sweetpea62
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22 Oct 2011 - 10:33 PM

Excellent detail amazing colours.Well captured..lin

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NeilWigan
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24 Oct 2011 - 6:57 PM

V2 for me ed .

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MickS
MickS  10 England14 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2011 - 7:12 PM

Watcha Edmund,
excelllent shot, I could never get them to stay stillSmile
best
Mick

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Peagreen
Peagreen  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2011 - 11:44 PM

Fantastic set, Ed. Beautiful colour and brilliant detail. Like all three but especially V3. Smile
Take care, Pauline

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JustDucky
JustDucky  4 Canada
26 Oct 2011 - 7:52 PM

excellent detail on all 3 images, well done Ed
Tammy

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