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Calopteryx virgo is the name of this beautiful female demoiselle, on the prowl above the little stream feeding the mozzie lake.
I met Hannah today and we had a great time with the local critters, showed her my favourite hunting ground so maybe I can get her to join here Smile

Many thanks to Herman, Ron and Dave for the lovely awards. had NEVER expected this for a landscape.
Will send you all a PM Smile after half a day of struggling with the internet. here is the 3g working again at last.. So we got no land line now but two 3g contracts which combined are almost the speed of the Malaysian jungle 3g.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Micro Nikkor 200mm f/4 D (IF) Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:10 Aug 2013 - 3:16 PM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.6
Aperture:f/16.0
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Demoiselle on the prowl
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:10 Aug 2013 - 8:56 PM
Tags:Calopteryx virgo, Damselfly, Demoiselle, Dordogne, Insect, Plateau d'Argentine, Wildlife / nature
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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2013 - 9:05 PM

She's a beauty,

Ali Smile

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AlexAppleby
10 Aug 2013 - 9:27 PM

Sharp and sparkling. Great photo.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2013 - 9:41 PM

Excellent capture Annette and great dark b/g.
Top notch.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2013 - 9:46 PM

What a cracking image

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8755 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1589 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2013 - 10:32 PM

Wonderful detail in those bronze wings, and in the little hairs too.

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2013 - 10:33 PM

I think I can see its teeth!
Dramatic image Annette.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2013 - 10:33 PM

Beautifully detailed and incredibly predatory. I would love to visit your mozzie lake, wearing protective clothing of course!

Last Modified By LynneJoyce at 10 Aug 2013 - 10:35 PM

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
10 Aug 2013 - 10:33 PM

Fantastic shot Annette. Cathy

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
10 Aug 2013 - 10:38 PM

Great shot, Annette.
Tony

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Mike_Young
10 Aug 2013 - 10:53 PM

Top shot, loving those wings

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debu
debu e2 Member 4debu vcard India
11 Aug 2013 - 12:19 AM

Lovely detailed image.
debu

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
11 Aug 2013 - 12:25 AM

Excellent Annette, great pose and detail,
Fred.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2013 - 1:04 AM

She's got a wicked look about her! One the prowl, YES!

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2013 - 1:12 AM

So beautiful, and that copper coloring is so unique.

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terryxc
terryxc  1 England
11 Aug 2013 - 1:26 AM

A BIG WOW from me, a beautiful capture...

Terry.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
11 Aug 2013 - 5:07 AM

This is one excellent image Annette !!

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2013 - 8:15 AM

Such fine detail Annette.Smile
Joan.

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2013 - 8:56 AM

Beautiful fine wing detailSmile

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2013 - 9:09 AM

Wonderful image Annette. The black BG helps to show the fine detail in this very well indeed.GrinGrin
Ron

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2013 - 10:34 AM

Beautiful detail and light Annette!
Rende

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AnnJ
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11 Aug 2013 - 11:44 AM

Just fabulous! Perfect! Ann.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2013 - 1:52 PM

A beautiful capture Annette...love the black background

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christinecilia
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11 Aug 2013 - 2:55 PM

beautiful close up lovely colours. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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MalcolmS
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11 Aug 2013 - 4:38 PM

Superb details Annette

Malcolm

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Norfolkboy
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11 Aug 2013 - 5:31 PM

Super image, Annette.
Colin

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2173 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2013 - 8:45 PM

SmileSmileSmileSmileBeautifulSmileSmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile

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prabhusinha
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12 Aug 2013 - 7:59 AM

A cracker

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senn
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13 Aug 2013 - 12:58 AM

.. a stunner !

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Glostopcat
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13 Aug 2013 - 7:08 PM

Wonderful wing detail and clarity Annette, the black background sets this beautiful insect off a treat

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
14 Aug 2013 - 7:11 AM

Superb, Annette! A cracker indeed!Smile
Regards Valery

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