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A female common darter dragonfly I spotted resting on some oak leaves at Swelshill Bank near Stroud.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 600D
Lens:70.0 - 300.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 627.7 - 2690.3 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:3 Sep 2012 - 10:54 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:125
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Swelshill Darter
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:9 Nov 2012 - 12:03 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Common darter dragonfly, Glos, Stroud, Swelshill Bank, Wildlife / nature
Votes:46

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
9 Nov 2012 - 12:08 AM

Excellent capture Ed, nice detail,
Fred.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 12:15 AM

Beautiful markings on the body Ed.
these insects are commonplace to you but I get a thrill
to find a dragonfly.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 12:28 AM

Good detail in the wings Ed.
Super shot.
Mick.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 12:55 AM

ONe I have not seen before----well togged!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 5:57 AM

Good detail, Ed, still spotting darters here, that is, when the wind isn't blowing Smile Carol

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 7:37 AM

wonderful capture of those wings

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 8:41 AM

Excellent and lovely capture,ED,very well done.
saeid

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 9:22 AM

After my earlier effort I realise how difficult these flighty creatures can be Ed so appreciate even more the good image on show.
Joan.

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
9 Nov 2012 - 11:08 AM

Very good shot, Ed.
Tony

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 12:09 PM

Good shot, Ed lovely wing detail.

Ray

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114493 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 3:56 PM

Not your best Ed, Wink

Ade

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Maiwand
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9 Nov 2012 - 4:22 PM

Excellent capture Ed.
Ron

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 5:26 PM

I like the colouring on this shot Ed.

John Smile

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8755 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1588 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 7:28 PM

Top marks for capturing one, Ed, that's an achievement in itself.

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 10:35 PM

Excellent wing detail Ed. paul

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bunbeam
bunbeam  8 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2012 - 10:45 PM

just darted in to say what a lovely shot..
bbunSmile

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 10:56 PM

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

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Dave87
Dave87 e2 Member 742 forum postsDave87 vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 6:10 PM

You captured those near transparent wings superbly in this upload Ed.

A pleasure to view.

Dave.

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
11 Nov 2012 - 1:50 PM

Spot on Ed, a superb shot great detail, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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