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A male Emerald Damselfly Lestes sponsa
AKA Ole Blue Eyes
Wink

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:26 Jul 2012 - 3:08 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Title:Male Emerald Damselfly
Username:fentiger fentiger
Uploaded:8 Aug 2012 - 7:04 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Emerald damselfly, Flowers & plants, Lestes sponsa, Male, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:34
Voters:KarenFB · NaturesHaven · CarolG · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · paskinmj · Chinga · NDODS · Badgerfred · Alan_Baseley · User_Removed · EAS · mrswoolybill · barbarahirst · pronabk · woolybill1 · EMJAYCEE · jdinne · gingerdelight · danbrann · Deep_Bhatia · ValSaxby · AnnChown · Tibetan · CaroleS · pamelajean · tomcat · Skeet1Away · sweetpea62 · annettep38 · mikbee · pascalg · Mike_S · aniamoore · Glostopcat ·
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Unique Views:41

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8177 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 7:16 AM

What wonderful eyes, Albert, a fine capture. Carol
Re your comment on my image, to give you an idea, he is perched on a geranium leafSmile

Last Modified By CarolG at 8 Aug 2012 - 7:17 AM

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paskinmj
paskinmj  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 7:30 AM

Great detail captured.
Matt

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
8 Aug 2012 - 7:36 AM

Delightful capture! Sooooo pretty! Electric blue eyes and green body wow what a beauty! IB

Last Modified By Chinga at 8 Aug 2012 - 7:36 AM

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43883 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 7:36 AM

A rather beautiful close-up photograph depicting this extremely gorgeous Damsel Fly', beautiful colours and markings, combined with lovely crisp detail throughout.

Regards Nathan

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
8 Aug 2012 - 7:44 AM

A little beauty Albert, great detail,
Fred.

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 8:37 AM

So delicate and oh, those eyes!! What a beautiful capture.

Ann

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 8:47 AM

just love those wings
But what glorious colours you have caught here

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 9:18 AM

Fantastic detail and colour - marvellous eyes.
Joan.

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 1:22 PM

Love the iridescent body ... and the wings and eyes, of course!! Smile Beautifully taken Albert!
Ann

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
8 Aug 2012 - 2:15 PM

Quite amazing Coloured eyes nice one very good detail like that regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 460 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 4:16 PM

Such blue eyes and lovely detail on those wings.
Carole

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 11:46 PM

What wonderful colours,excellent details..Lin

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 1:06 AM

Certainly see the connection with Don,Godfather,Frank Sinatra here Albert !!
A well detailed shot.
Mick.

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 6:46 AM

Many thanks to everyone who have looked, voted and commented.

Albert

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pascalg
pascalg Plus Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
9 Aug 2012 - 4:31 PM

very nicely done
gorgeous light too...

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Mike_S
Mike_S  3 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2012 - 8:06 PM

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You've caught this one really well

Mike.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9249 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 5:11 PM

What a stunning specimen, there were lots of these at Woorgreens Lake in the Forest of Dean when I was there with gary_d and AdeOsman at the end of July

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