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This Common Blue Damselfly was punching way above its weight. It constantly attacked the Dragonfly, annoying it no end.

Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:Sigma 50-500mm.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Emperor gets bitten!
Username:glsammy glsammy
Uploaded:14 Jun 2008 - 7:17 PM
Tags:Common blue damselfly, Emperor dragonfly, Wildlife / nature
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glyndwr
glyndwr  766 forum posts Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2008 - 7:21 PM

Great detail in the one Graham.
Congratulations.

Robert

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Crashingocean
14 Jun 2008 - 7:22 PM

Absolutely gorgeous shot. Fantastic detail and colour.

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janty66
janty66  7 England
14 Jun 2008 - 7:39 PM

cracking shot, well caught..

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
14 Jun 2008 - 7:41 PM

This is amazing nature photography. Beautiful detail. JNC

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CHIPPYX1X
CHIPPYX1X  8 England
14 Jun 2008 - 7:44 PM

Cracking shot
Davey

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Gaucho
Gaucho e2 Member 122228 forum postsGaucho vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2008 - 8:01 PM

Wonderful photo!
Malcolm

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digitall
digitall  7238 forum posts Wales6 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2008 - 8:09 PM

Excellent shot nice colors and great detail.

Allan

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84270 forum postsKarenFB vcard England162 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2008 - 8:26 PM

A brilliant, well timed capture!

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pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2008 - 8:46 PM

two for the price of one eh! very good detail and great colour

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Henrytom
Henrytom  7 England
14 Jun 2008 - 9:16 PM

Lovely colour and detail. This is one fortunate Damselfly, I was watching Emporers this afternoon catching and eating Damsels

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SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 627 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2008 - 9:27 PM

Brilliant shot

Jon

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glsammy
glsammy  7194 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2008 - 9:27 PM


Quote: Lovely colour and detail. This is one fortunate Damselfly, I was watching Emporers this afternoon catching and eating Damsels

Yes, this Emperor was only interested in guarding his pond from another male today. There were loads of damsels just waiting to be taken, he just wasn't interested.Smile

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ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2008 - 8:34 PM

great shot good colours and very sharp great detail. well done

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Leif
Leif  9722 forum posts
4 Jul 2008 - 10:51 PM

Very nice.

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