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Gosh…I didn’t think the rust in yesterday’s upload was significant enough otherwise I would’ve mentioned Mick and the RAS Smile And I didn’t know Mick was an ex railway engineer until Ed said so. So it was a sortuva double whammy…cool Wink

Thanks for the response, people.

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Now here’s something from the archives – August 2009 – taken at HortPark. ‘Twas initially the dragonfly which attracted me but then my interest switched to the shadow. Especially the orangey bit in the shadow.

If the ground hadn’t all those stones, the shadow would’ve been awesome, I reckon.

Never mind…the dragonfly is pretty Smile

Andrew

Camera:Canon PowerShot A630
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Oranges in Shadow
Username:ChiliMan ChiliMan
Uploaded:6 Jul 2012 - 5:50 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Dragonfly, Insect, Orange, Pink, Red, Shadow, Singapore, Sun, Sunny, Wildlife / nature
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Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 6:07 PM

Oh yes the Orangey reflections are lovelyGrinGrinGrin
Very nice image indeed, I have a photo of an orange Dragonfly taken in Costa del sol. Lovely aren't theyGrin
Diane

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mikbee
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6 Jul 2012 - 6:11 PM

Forget Murray in the tennis or these things called the Olympic Games Andrew,
a good rusty upload is a lot more significant to me !!
And leave these poor stones alone too.
They make the shot for me !!
Mick.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 6:12 PM

They are Smile Thanks, Diane.

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ChiliMan
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6 Jul 2012 - 6:14 PM

LOL...tell you what...the oranges in this shot are the colour of rust, Mick, so that's sorta something, innit.

Grin

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Glostopcat
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6 Jul 2012 - 6:22 PM

A cracking shot of this colourful dragonfly Andrew, I like the shadow and the spots of rust

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 6:26 PM

Hmmmm.......I don't like!

Only because I'm envious you have such colourful beasties Wink

Nice one Andy

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ChiliMan
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6 Jul 2012 - 6:28 PM

Lol...thanks, Ade Smile

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UrbaneMagick
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6 Jul 2012 - 6:36 PM

gorgeous mate Smile

Gareth

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andylea
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6 Jul 2012 - 6:40 PM

fantastic detail andrew wonderful light and shadows super colours a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 6:41 PM

Isn't he gorgeous, Andrew, we have these wonderful red dragons here, too. Very well captured, and an amazing shadow. Carol

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ChiliMan
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6 Jul 2012 - 6:43 PM

It's actually called a red dragon? How cool is that?? Grin

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christinecilia
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6 Jul 2012 - 6:46 PM

beautiful photo like it GrinGrinGrin

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cassiecat
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6 Jul 2012 - 6:56 PM

good one chili. nice use of the diagonals.lesley x

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WhiteRose1
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6 Jul 2012 - 7:04 PM

That shadow would have been even more amazing, Andrew. Impressive insect, well captured.

Dave

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LynneJoyce
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6 Jul 2012 - 7:24 PM

Super diagonal composition, lovely subject, very special shadow.

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Michaela_Solway

Lovely colours captured on the dragonfly with nice detailing

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 7:42 PM

Just wonderful, Andrew. Love that gorgeous wee dragon and its fabulous shadow. I actually rather like the pebble bg too!

Ann

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6 Jul 2012 - 8:11 PM

Love your composition here Andy SmileSmile
Helen

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woolybill1
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6 Jul 2012 - 8:13 PM

The diagonal is excellent, as is the shadow. Fantastic, in fact.
When I saw the thumbnail I was sure you had used a slab of Gruyère cheese as a base for the rusty damsel fly - a master-stroke if ever there was oneSmile
Regards
Bill

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ChiliMan
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6 Jul 2012 - 8:21 PM

Great...you mention Gruyere and now I'm feeling peckish...bah...

...Grin

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sable
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6 Jul 2012 - 9:05 PM

What a terrific shot I love the shadows - Elizabeth xx

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annettep38
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6 Jul 2012 - 9:30 PM

Gruyere? I'll head for the fridge in a minute!
A fantstic background and full marks for including the rust with the spectacular damselfly.
I was very impressed with yesterday's shot btw - only I had already given my award Sad

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6 Jul 2012 - 9:34 PM

Superb shot.

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SlowSong
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6 Jul 2012 - 11:34 PM

I like the subtle hints of red on the wings too. Very lovely.
Smile

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7 Jul 2012 - 8:31 AM

Wonderful capture Andrew!

Ken

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ChristineD
7 Jul 2012 - 3:58 PM

Fabulous capture, well worth viewing large to appreciate the detail.

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bricurtis
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7 Jul 2012 - 5:56 PM

Good looking Dragon A - like the shadow.
Brian.

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Mynett
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7 Jul 2012 - 9:58 PM

wow, this is amazing, ...........

Linda

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tonyng
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8 Jul 2012 - 8:23 AM

Lovely image. Great presentation. I cannot figure out how you get the orange shadow. Bet this is going to bug me forever!!!!!!!

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10 Jul 2012 - 9:10 PM

SmileFANTASTICSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Netta

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evelen
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15 Jul 2012 - 6:18 PM

wonderful capture .
eve.

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