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A common blue damselfly taken beside the disused canal at Coombe Hill nature reserve in Gloucestershire back in July when we were experiencing a prolonged spell of hot weather.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 161.8 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:12 Jul 2013 - 9:29 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Coombe Hill Blue Damsel
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:5 Nov 2013 - 7:06 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Common blue damselfly, Coombe Hill canal and meadows nature reserve, Glos, Gloucestershire wildlife trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:59

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abeeror2
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5 Nov 2013 - 7:14 AM

Such wonderful detail, very envious.

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CarolG
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5 Nov 2013 - 7:27 AM

You have such beautifully coloured damsels there, Ed, most of the ones I spot here are brown. Though I do have a different one to upload later this weekWink Carol

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AnnChown
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5 Nov 2013 - 8:05 AM

Marvellous colour and detail Ed.

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Mollycat
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5 Nov 2013 - 8:11 AM

Great capture, lovely colour. Peter.

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accipiter
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5 Nov 2013 - 8:48 AM

Lovely damsel captured here Ed and a fine recent series of images. A

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Maiwand
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5 Nov 2013 - 8:54 AM

Excellent detail Ed. Great shot. GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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AnneB50
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5 Nov 2013 - 9:01 AM

Lovely detail and the light just catches his wings beautifully

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DicksPics
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5 Nov 2013 - 9:09 AM

Beautifully detailed, composed and presented, Ed!

Richard

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gary_d
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5 Nov 2013 - 9:10 AM

This one is spot on mate. - gary

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DerekL
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5 Nov 2013 - 9:52 AM

Ed, you've nailed this one beautifully.
Good side-on pose with lovely detail and colours.

Derek

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achieverswales

Excellent detailed capture Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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Irishkate
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5 Nov 2013 - 10:49 AM

No distractions - just pure blue damselfly niced hemmed in by your blue border.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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HSTONEY222
5 Nov 2013 - 10:56 AM

Nice detailed close up shot, well done 30 plus on its way.

Howard.

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ali63
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5 Nov 2013 - 11:06 AM

Excellent image summer seems a distant memory Sad

Ali

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Ray12
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5 Nov 2013 - 11:57 AM

Great close-up, lovely details & colours Grin

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richmowil
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5 Nov 2013 - 12:52 PM

A good sharp and colourful image Ed!! Nice work!!

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mikbee
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5 Nov 2013 - 1:36 PM

A well detailed shot Ed.
Memories of some hot weather too.
Have our first bit of frost here now !!
Mick.

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Daisymaye
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5 Nov 2013 - 1:46 PM

Good capture Ed.

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EileenH
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5 Nov 2013 - 2:46 PM

Lovely image Smile

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5 Nov 2013 - 4:14 PM

Such a wonderfully detailed capture

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5 Nov 2013 - 5:33 PM

Sharp as a tack, and so very very beautiful Ed.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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5 Nov 2013 - 5:52 PM

I like the detail in the Wings Ed.

John Smile

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Glostopcat
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5 Nov 2013 - 6:04 PM

Many thanks for the user award Derek, it is greatly appreciated, Ed

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5 Nov 2013 - 6:12 PM

Glistining in his neon blue suit!-- a great one!

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evelen
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5 Nov 2013 - 6:27 PM

excellent shot.
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5 Nov 2013 - 7:36 PM

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

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ColleenA
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5 Nov 2013 - 7:39 PM

Another excellent image , great clarity, well captured

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5 Nov 2013 - 8:10 PM

A great macro.
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JuBarney
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5 Nov 2013 - 9:37 PM

A beauty.
Ju

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5 Nov 2013 - 9:38 PM

Lovely shot Ed. Cathy

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Lillian
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5 Nov 2013 - 10:16 PM

A real beauty Ed,
the clarity there on the wings..perfect!
Lillian

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