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The first one I have seen this year - a bit earlier than usual. Taken at Anderton Nature Reserve.

Thanks all for you c&cs on the vulture, and thanks for viewing.

AC

Camera:Olympus
Lens:50-200mm + 1.4tc
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Black Tailed Skimmer
Username:abtuie abtuie
Uploaded:30 May 2008 - 10:20 PM
Tags:Black tailed skimmer, Close up, Close-up / macro, Dragonflies, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
30 May 2008 - 10:29 PM

Great colours. A very nice and interesting image. I like the bending stem.
JNC

CherryMartin
30 May 2008 - 10:34 PM

wonderful capture.

StevenPrice
30 May 2008 - 10:52 PM

excellent composition colours dof & detail.

Steve

whiteswan01
30 May 2008 - 11:03 PM

brilliant face on shot well done Dawn

BERTRAM
BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
30 May 2008 - 11:05 PM

wow what an excellent shot.dave

proz
proz  10205 forum posts United States
30 May 2008 - 11:09 PM

tack sharp, exceptional detail

ringyneck
ringyneck  7308 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2008 - 11:41 PM

Great shot....why do they call it that...it much too pretty for black.


keith

chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England242 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2008 - 11:41 PM

I like the captured light here & your selected dof.A bit of a shame about the upright grass as it kind of goes against the shapes of the other grasses in the image.
A different Dragonfly image with good natural colours.

blondiebee
30 May 2008 - 11:56 PM

Amazing detail. Ness

Paddy
Paddy  11254 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2008 - 2:52 AM

wonderful detail & colour, the light just makes this .. love how the stem is matching the dragonfly SmileP

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
31 May 2008 - 6:16 AM

so sharp ! stunning details
like the bg too : very nice...

LuzDeNoche
31 May 2008 - 6:30 AM

Beautiful, especially the tail end.
Smile Lucy

Cabit
Cabit  7104 forum posts England
31 May 2008 - 6:37 AM

Superb capture.
Dave

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2008 - 8:02 AM

excellent close up shot

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8799 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1613 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2008 - 7:12 PM

This is an incredible image, Albert. If it were mine (fat chance), I'd have cloned out at least one of the bg grasses. But that's just me. This is beautifully photographed and presented.

franfoto
franfoto  7 England32 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2008 - 12:27 PM

Love the angle and detail in the dragon fly and the reed perch is perfect. Losing the two blades of grass would result in a superb overall shot.
Fran

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 632 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2008 - 3:20 PM

Suberb shot, always a pleasure to view your work.
Geoff.

norton
norton  10 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2008 - 10:24 AM

Composition,colour and detail are all superb.
Excellent image,well captured.............

Tony.

AEasthope67
13 Jun 2008 - 2:21 PM

Amazing close up. Lovely capture. Andy

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